Dr. Andreas Gross

University of Aachen, Germany, 2002

Ph.D., University of Aachen, 2002

Lab: Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab

Research Interests

Fluid Mechanics

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Direct Numerical Simulations, Large Eddy Simulations, Hybrid Turbulence Modeling, High-Performance Computing, Chemical Non-Equilibrium Flows, Flow Control, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Renewable Energy

Current Projects

  1. Numerical Investigation of Turbulent Junction Flows,” Air Force Research Lab, 09/13/17-12/13/19
  2. A Local Analysis of the Fluid Dynamics and Flow Physics of Dynamic Stall on Helicopters,” Army Research Office, 06/01/15-10/31/18
  3. Collaborative Research: Numerical/Experimental Investigation of Solar Chimney Power Plants,” National Science Foundation, 07/15/15-06/30/19
  4. “Development of Research Environment for Solar-Assisted Autonomous Soaring,” EPSCoR RID, 05/22/18-05/04/19

Recent Publications

Journal Papers:

  1. Gross, A., Agate, M., Little, J., and Fasel, H., “Numerical Simulation of Wing Section Undergoing Plunging Motions at High Angles of Attack,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 2514-2527, 2018
  2. Gross, A., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Local Spatial Linear Stability Analysis of Low-Pressure Turbine Endwall Boundary Layer,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 2166-2177, 2018
  3. Gross, A., Marks, C., Sondergaard, R., Bear, P., and Wolff, J., “Experimental and Numerical Characterization of Flow through Highly  Loaded Low-Pressure Turbine Cascade,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 27-39, 2018
  4. Bear, P., Wolff, M., Gross, A., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Experimental Investigation of Total Pressure Loss Development in a  Highly Loaded Low Pressure Turbine Cascade,” Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 140, No. 3, pp. 031003, 2017
  5. Gross, A., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Numerical Investigation of Low-Pressure Turbine Junction Flow,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 55, No. 10, pp. 3617-3621, 2017
  6. Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Hybrid Turbulence Model Simulations of Partially Stalled Airfoil Flow,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 54, No. 4, 2016, pp. 1220-1234
  7. Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Hybrid Turbulence Model Simulations of Hemisphere-Cylinder Geometry,” International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 54, pp. 28-38, 2015
  8. Gross, A., Fasel, H.F., and Gaster, M., “Criterion for Spanwise Spacing of Stall Cells,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 272-274, 2015
  9. Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Investigation of Separation Control for Wing Section,” International Journal of Flow Control, Vol. 5, No. 3 & 4, pp. 121-141, 2013
  10. Fasel, H.F., Meng, F., Shams, E., and Gross, A., “CFD Analysis for Solar Chimney Power Plants,” Solar Energy, Vol. 98, Part A, pp. 12-22, 2013

Conference Papers:

  1. Gross, A., and Lee, S., “Numerical Analysis of Laminar and Turbulent Shock Wave Boundary Layer Interactions,” AIAA-2018-4033, 48th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 25-29 June 2018, Atlanta, GA
  2. Gross, A., and Robison, Z., “Numerical Simulations of Turbulent Junction Flow,” AIAA-2018-3866, 48th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 25-29 June 2018, Atlanta, GA
  3. Agate, M., Pande, A., Little, J.C., Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Active Flow Control of the Laminar Separation Bubble on an Oscillating Airfoil Near Stall,” AIAA-2018-2049, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 8-12 January 2018, Kissimmee, FL
  4. Romero Martinez, S.R., and Gross, A., “Numerical Investigation of Active Flow Control for Front-Loaded Low-Pressure Turbine Cascade,” AIAA-2018-1832, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 8-12 January 2018, Kissimmee, FL
  5. Hasan, M.K., and Gross, A., “Numerical Investigation of Hydrodynamic Stability of Inward Radial Rayleigh-Bènard-Poiseuille Flow,” AIAA 2018-0586, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 8-12 January 2018, Kissimmee, FL
  6. Wen, G., and Gross, A., “Numerical Investigation of Dynamic Stall for a Helicopter Blade Section,” AIAA-2018-1557, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 8-12 January 2018, Kissimmee, FL
  7. Gross, A., Little, J.C., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Investigation of Shock Wave Turbulent Boundary Layer Interactions,” AIAA-2018-1807, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 8-12 January 2018, Kissimmee, FL
  8. Bear, P., Wolff, M., Gross, A., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Experimental Investigation of Total Pressure Loss Development in a Highly Loaded Low Pressure Turbine Cascade,” GT2017-64684, ASME TurboExpo, 26-30 June 2017, Charlotte, NC
  9. Gross, A., Little, J., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Simulation of Wing Section Undergoing Plunging Motions at High Angles of Attack,” AIAA-2017-3321, 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Denver, CO
  10. Rosales, J., Derray, M., Gutierrez, L., Kreutz, K., Rodriquez, A., Sagarnaga, L., and Gross, A., “Low-Cost High-Endurance Solar-Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle,” AIAA-2017-3920, 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Denver, CO