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Jose Palacios

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

233H Hammond Building

jlp324@psu.edu

814-867-4871

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Computational and Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Multifunctional and Nano-Materials, Structural Dynamics and Adaptive Structures

Interest Areas:

Aircraft icing, Rotorcraft aeromechanics, Active rotors.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2003
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004
  • Ph D, Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ana M Palacios, Jose Palacios, Luciano Sanzhez and Jesus Alcala, 2015, "Genetic Learning of the Membership Functions for Mining Fuzzy Association Rules From Low Quality Data""
  • Jared Soltis, Jose Palacios, Timothy J Eden and Douglas E Wolfe, 2014, "Evaluation of Ice-Adhesion Strength on Erosion-Resistant Materials"
  • Jared Soltis, Jose Palacios, Timothy J Eden and Douglas E Wolfe, 2014, "Ice Adhesion Mechanisms of Erosion-Resistant Coatings"
  • Jose Palacios, Michael P Kinzel, Austin Overmeyer and Joseph Szefi, 2014, "Active Gurney Flaps: Their Application in a Rotor Blade Centrifugal Field"
  • Stefania Tarquini, Carlo Antonini, Marengo Marco, A Amirfazli and Jose Palacios, 2014, "Investigation of Ice Shedding Properties of Superhydrophobic Coatings on Helicopter Blades"
  • Austin Overmeyer, Jose Palacios and Edward Smith, 2013, "Ultrasonic De-Icing Bondline Design and Rotor Ice Testing"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, 2013, "Airfoil Performance Degradation Prediction based on Non-dimensional Icing Parameters"
  • Yuansheng Chen, J Qui, Jose Palacios and Edward Smith, 2013, "Tracking Control of Piezoelectric Stack Using Modified Prandtl-Ishlinski Model"
  • Yiqiang Han, Jose Palacios and Sven Schmitz, 2012, "Scaled Ice Accretion Experiments on a Rotating Wind Turbine Blade"
  • Jose Palacios, yiqiang Han, Edward Brouwers and Edward Smith, 2012, "Icing Environment Rotor Test Stand Liquid Water Content Measurement Procedures and Ice Shape Correlation"
  • Luciano Sanchez, Ines Cuoso, Ana Palacios and Jose Palacios, 2012, "A Methodology For Exploiting The Tolerance for Imprecision in Genetic Fuzzy Systems and Its Application to Characterization of Rotor Blade Leading Edge Materials"
  • Ana M Palacios, L. Sanchez, Jose Palacios, , , , , and , , 2012, "Eliciting a Human Understandable Model of Ice Adhesion Strength for Rotor Blade Leading Edge Materials from Uncertain Experimental Data", 39, pp. 10212-10225
  • Jose Palacios, E. Smith, J. Rose, R. Royer, , , , and , , 2011, "Ultrasonic De-Icing of Wind Tunnel Impact Icing", 48, (3), pp. 1020-1027
  • Jose Palacios, Edward Smith, Joseph L Rose and Royer Roger, 2011, "Instantaneous De-Icing of Freezer Ice via Ultrasonic Actuation"
  • Jose Palacios, , Matthew Bailey and Joseph Szefi, , "Ice Testing of a Centrifugally Powered Pneumatic Deicing System for Helicopter Rotor Blades"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, , "Surface Roughness and Heat Transfer Improved Predictions for Aircraft Ice Accretion Modeling", AIAA Journal
  • Ahmad Haidar and Jose Palacios, , "A General Model for Passive Balancing of Supercritical Shafts with Experimental Validation of Friction and Collision Effects"
  • Peter Blasco, Jose Palacios and Sven Schmitz, , "Effect of Icing Roughness on Wind Turbine Power Production", Wind Energy
  • Jose Palacios and Sihong Yan, , "Full-scale Ice Testing of a Centrifugally Powered Pneumatic De-icing System for Helicopter Rotor Blades", Journal of Aircraft

Conference Proceedings

  • Jose Palacios, Sihong Yan and Tan Chiong, 2014, "Experimental Measurement of Frozen and Partially Melted Water Droplet Impact Dynamics"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, 2014, "Transient Heat Transfer Measurements of Surface Roughness due to Ice Accretion"
  • Christine Brown, Robert Kunz, Michael P Kinzel, Jules W Lindau, Jose Palacios and Kenneth S Brentner, 2014, "RANS and LES Simulation of Airfoil Ice Accretion Aerodynamics"
  • Baofeng Cheng, Yiqiang Han, Kenneth S Brentner, Jose Palacios and Philip J Morris, 2014, "Quantification of Rotor Surface Roughness due to Ice Accretion via Broadband Noise Measurement"
  • Jose Palacios, Douglas E Wolfe, Matthew Bailey and Joseph Szefi, 2014, "Rotor Ice Testing of a Centrifugally Powered Pneumatic Deicing System for Helicopter Rotor Blades"
  • Jose Palacios and Nicola DiPlacido, 2013, "Enhancement of Ultrasonic De-Icing via Transient Excitation"
  • Martin Schulz, Johannes Riemenschneider and Jose Palacios, 2013, "Investigation of Active Twist Rotor for Blade De-Icing"
  • Jared Soltis, Jose Palacios, D. Wolfe, T. Eden, , , , and , , 2013, "Evaluation of Ice Adhesion Strength on Erosion Resistant Materials"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, 2012, "Analytical and Experimental Determination of Airfoil Performance Degradation Due to Ice Accretion"
  • Austin Overmeyer, Jose Palacios and Edward Smith, 2012, "Actuator Bonding Optimization and System Control of a Rotor Blade Ultrasonic Deicing System"
  • Austin Overmeyer, Jose Palacios, Edward Smith and Royer Roger, 2011, "Rotating Testing of a Low-Power, Non-Thermal Ultrasonic Deicing System for Helicopter Rotor Blades"
  • Jose Palacios, Yiqiang Han and Edward Smith, 2011, "An Experimental Correlation between Rotor Test and Wind Tunnel Ice Shapes on NACA 0012 Airfoils"
  • Edward Brouwers, Andrew Peterson, Jose Palacios and Louis Centolanza, 2011, "Ice Adhesion Strength Measurements for Rotor Blade Edge Materials"
  • Jose Palacios, Michael P Kinzel and Austin Overmeyer, 2011, "A Comparison of Active Gurney Flaps and Trailing-Edge Flaps for Rotorcraft"
  • Jose Palacios, Edward Brouwers and Edward Smith, 2010, "Adverse Environment Rotor Tests Stand Calibration and Ice Shape Correlation,"
  • Edward Brouwers, Jose Palacios, Edward Smith and Andrew Petterson, 2010, "The Experimental Investigation of a Rotor Hover Icing Model With Shedding"
  • Jose Palacios, Edward Smith and Timothy Yang, 2008, "Boundary Layer Control Using Piezoelectrically Actuated Dynamic Roughness Elements"
  • Jose Palacios, Edward Smith and Joseph L Rose, 2008, "Investigation of an Ultrasonic Ice Protection System For Helicopter Rotor Blades"
  • Jose Palacios, Joseph L Rose, Yun Zhu and Edward Smith, 2007, "Global Ultrasonic Shear Wave Anti-Icing Actuator for Helicopter Blades"
  • Jose Palacios and Edward Smith, 2006, "Optimized Ultrasonic Shear Wave Anti-Icing Actuator for Helicopter Blades"
  • Jose Palacios, Yun Zhu, Edward Smith and Joseph L Rose, 2006, "Ultrasonic Shear and Lamb Wave Interface Stress for Helicopter Rotor De- Icing Purposes"
  • Jose Palacios, Edward Smith, Joseph L Rose and Huidong Gao, 2006, "Ultrasonic Shear Wave Anti-Icing System for Helicopter Rotor Blades"
  • Jose Palacios and Edward Smith, 2005, "Dynamic Analysis and Experimental Testing of Thin-Walled Structures Driven By Shear Tube Actuators"
  • Edward Rocco, Yiqiang Han, Jose Palacios and Richard Kreeger, , "Super-cooled Large Droplet Ice Accretion Reproduction and Scaling Law Validation"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, , "Heat Transfer Evaluation on Ice Roughened Cylinders in Transition Regime"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, , "Surface Roughness and Heat Transfer Prediction for Development of an Improved Aircraft Ice Accretion Modeling Tool"
  • David Hanson, Michael P Kinzel, Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, , "Computational Skin Friction and Heat Transfer Modeling of Ice Roughened Airfoils"
  • Yiqiang Han and Jose Palacios, , "Experimental Measurement of the Percentage of Partial Melting in A Single Ice Crystal"
  • Joseph Smith, Christopher Wohl, Jeremy Doss, Destiny Spencer, Richard Kreeger, Jose Palacios, Taylor Knuth, Kevin Hadley and N McDougal, , "The Effect of Surface Chemical Functionality upon Ice Adhesion"
  • Joseph Smith, Christopher Wohl, Richard Kreeger, Jose Palacios and Taylor Knuth, , "Surface Chemical Functionality Effect upon Ice Adhesion Shear Strength"

Research Projects

  • June 2016 - October 2017, "Experimental Measurement of Ice Crystal Dynamics - Ice Adhesion Modeling," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • June 2015 - October 2017, "Characterization of Partially Melted Ice Crystal Rig," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • September 2016 - April 2017, "SBIR: Modeling and Experimental Demonstration of a Hybrid Heatable Coating Ice Protection System for the MQ-9 Vehicle," (Sponsor: Invercon LLC).
  • August 2016 - December 2016, "SBIR Phase I: In-flight Ice Accretion Hazard Mitigation with Low Surface Roughness Aluminum Airfoil," (Sponsor: Microengineered Metals, Inc.).
  • August 2015 - October 2016, "Super Large Droplet Cloud Generation in the PSU AERTS Lab," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • May 2016 - August 2016, "Design, Fabrication, and Calibration of an Aircraft Icing Ice Adhesion Strength Testing Rig," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • May 2016 - November 2016, "Ice Accretion of Partial Meltially Melted Ice Crystals to Airfoil Shapes," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • November 2015 - December 2016, "Durable Ice Protective Coating Testing," (Sponsor: HRL Laboratories, LLC).
  • July 2015 - December 2016, "Ice Protection Coating Performance Evaluation," (Sponsor: PPG Industries, Inc.).
  • April 2014 - March 2016, "PEG NSF-Ice Protection Coating Performance Evaluation," (Sponsor: ).
  • January 2016 - December 2016, "Modification of Improvement of Ice adhesion Testing on GE Leading Edge Shapes," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • September 2015 - November 2015, "GE Cyclone Separator Design and Testing," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • September 2014 - February 2015, "Ice Crystal Accretion Testing," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • March 2014 - February 2015, "Ice Protection Coating Evaluation," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • June 2015 - December 2015, "Ice Protection Coating Performance Evaluation – Testing procedure Modification Evaluation," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • April 2014 - December 2014, "Ice Fracture Size Quantification," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  •   -  , "Experimental Measurement of Ice Crystal Dynamics - SLD," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  •   -  , "GE Mixed-Phase Ice Accretion," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  •   -  , "Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of an Ice Crystal Nozzle," (Sponsor: General Electric).
  • December 2015 -  , "GIFT for Icing Research in AERTS," (Sponsor: RTA Rail Tec Arsenal Fahrzeugversuchsanlage (Austria)).

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Oral Presentation: High-speed Visualization of Partially Melted Ice Crystals, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), June 2015
  • Outstanding Presentation Award, SAE International, November 2015
  • 20 under 40 top engineering educator award, American Society for Engineering Education, September 2014
  • Bagnoud Vertical Flight Award, American Helicopter Society (AHS), May 2012
  • Best Paper Award for the Test and Evaluation Section, 63rd American Helicopter Society Annual Forum, May 2007
  • Nominee for "Conference Best Paper Award", 62nd American Helicopter Society Annual Forum, June 2006
  • Hartz Familiy Carreer Development Professorship in Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University College of Engineering, August 2013

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • , Member, Undergraduate Studies, August 2015 - August 2016
  • , Member, Space and Safety Committee, August 2015 - August 2016
  • , Member, Engineering Faculty Council, August 2015 - August 2016
  • , Member, College of Engineering Nomination Committee, November 2015 - August 2016
  • Faculty Advisor, American Helicopter Society Student Chapter, May 2014 - May 2015
  • , Invited Speaker - Accepted Engineering Students, April 2015
  • , Invited Speaker - Accepted Engineering Students, March 2015
  • Lecturer, Professional Development Workshop Research Experience for Undergraduates, June 2015
  • Chairperson, Chair, Space and Safety Committee, August 2014 - August 2015
  • Chairperson, Chair, Candidacy Exam - Structures, January 2014 - March 2014
  • Volunteer, Spend a Summer Day - COE, Aerospace Engineering, July 2014 - July 2014
  • Judge, Millenium Scholars Program, March 2014 - March 2014

Service to External Organizations:

  • Chairperson, The American Helicopter Society, June 2015 - June 2016
  • Chairperson, AIAA, October 2015 - June 2016
  • Chairperson, SAE 2015 International Conference on Icing of Aircraft, Engines,, and Structures Planning Committe, October 2015 - June 2016
  • Chairperson, The American Helicopter Society, June 2014 - June 2015
  • Chairperson, AIAA, Engine Icing II - Ice Crystal Accretion and Particle Impact Dynamics, June 2014 - June 2014
  • Chairperson, International Conference on Vibrations and Vibro-Acoustics, January 2014 - January 2014
  • Chairperson, The American Helicopter Society, June 2012 - June 2013
  • Chairperson, The American Helicopter Society, June 2011 - June 2012
 


 

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Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569