Dr. Andreas Gross

University of Aachen, Germany, 2002

University of Aachen, Germany, 2002

(575) 646-6179

agross@nmsu.edu

Computational Fluid Dynamics Lab

Research Interests:

Fluid Mechanics

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Direct Numerical Simulations
  • Implicit 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 Active Flow Control of Low-Pressure Turbine Endwall Flows,” Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 05/01/15-04/30/18
  2. A Local Analysis of the Fluid Dynamics and Flow Physics of Dynamic Stall on Helicopters,” Army Research Office, 06/01/15-05/31/18
  3. Collaborative Research: Numerical/Experimental Investigation of Solar Chimney Power Plants,” National Science Foundation, 07/15/15-06/30/18
  4. Numerical Investigation of 3D Shock Boundary Layer Interactions,” Air Force Office of Scientific Research, University of Arizona subcontract, 02/01/16-08/31/18

Recent Publications

Journal Papers:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Brehm, C., Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Open-Loop Flow-Control Investigation for Airfoils at Low Reynolds Numbers,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, No. 8, pp. 1843-1860, 2013
  7. Gross, A., Jagadeesh, C., Fasel, H.F., “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Unsteady Three-Dimensional Separation on Axisymmetric Bodies,” International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 44, pp. 53-70, 2013
  8. Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Investigation of Passive Separation Control for an Airfoil at Low-Reynolds-Number Conditions,” AIAA Journal, Vol.51, No. 7, pp. 1553-1565, 2013
  9. Gross, A., Fasel, H.F., “Flow Control for NREL S822 Wind Turbine Airfoil,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 50, No. 12, pp. 2779-2790, 2012
  10. Gross, A., Fasel, H.F., Friederich, T., and Kloker, M.J., “Numerical investigation of rotational augmentation for S822 wind turbine airfoil,” Wind Energy, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 983-1007, 2012

Conference Papers:

  1. Gross, A., Little, J., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Simulation of Wing Section Undergoing Plunging Motions at High Angles of Attack,” 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Denver, CO, AIAA-2017-3321
  2. Rosales, J., Derray, M., Gutierrez, L., Kreutz, K., Rodriquez, A., Sagarnaga, L., and Gross, A., “Low-Cost High-Endurance Solar-Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle,” 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Denver, CO, AIAA-2017-3920
  3. Agate, M., Little, J.C., Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Oscillatory Plunging Motion Applied to an Airfoil Near Stall,” AIAA-2017-0998, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 9-13 January 2017, Grapevine, TX
  4. Wen, G., and Gross, A., “Numerical Investigation of Helicopter Blade Section Undergoing Time-Periodic Motions,” AIAA-2017-0078, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 9-13 January 2017, Grapevine, TX
  5. Hasan, M.K., and Gross, A., “Numerical Investigation of Radial Flow in Solar Chimney Power Plant Collector,” AIAA-2017-1010, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 9-13 January 2017, Grapevine, TX
  6. Romero Martinez, S.R., and Gross, A., “Numerical Investigation of Low Reynolds Number Flow in Turbine Passage,” AIAA 2017-1456, 55thAIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 9-13 January 2017, Grapevine, TX
  7. Gross, A., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Numerical Simulations of Active Flow Control for Highly Loaded Low-Pressure Turbine Cascade,” AIAA-2017-1460, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 9-13 January 2017, Grapevine, TX
  8. Bear, P.S., Wolff, M., Gross, A., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Secondary Loss Production Mechanisms in a Low Pressure Turbine Cascade,” AIAA-2016-4554, 52nd Joint Propulsion Conference, 25–27 July 2016, Salt Lake City, UT
  9. Gross, A., and Wen, G., “Numerical Investigation of Helicopter Blade Section Undergoing Time-Periodic Motions,” AIAA-2016-4244, 8th AIAA Flow Control Conference, 13-17 June 2016, Washington, D.C.
  10. Gross, A., Little, J.C., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Simulation of Wing Section Near Stall,” AIAA-2016-3947, 46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 13-17 June 2016, Washington, D.C.
  11. Mertens, C., Pineda, S., Agate, M., Little, J.C., Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Effects of Structural Motion on the Aerodynamics of the X-56A Airfoil,” AIAA-2016-2073, 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 4 – 8 January 2016, San Diego, CA
  12. Gross, A., and Fasel, H., “Numerical Investigation of Shock Boundary-Layer Interactions,” AIAA-2016-0347, 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 4 – 8 January 2016, San Diego, CA
  13. Gross, A., Romero, S., Marks, C., and Sondergaard, R., “Numerical Investigation of Low-Pressure Turbine Endwall Flows,” AIAA-2016-0331, 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 4 – 8 January 2016, San Diego, CA
  14. Fasel, H., Meng, F., and Gross, A., “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of a Solar Chimney Power Plant Model,” HEFAT2015, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 20-23 July 2015
  15. Gross, A., Zhou, J., and Fasel, H., “Numerical Simulation of Circular Cylinders and Wing Sections in Unsteady Motion,” AIAA-2015-3069,” 45th AIAA Fluids Dynamics conference, 22-26 June 2016, Dallas, TX
  16. Gross, A., and Sondergaard, R., “Investigation of Low-Pressure Turbine Endwall Flows: Simulations and Experiments,” AIAA-2015-1290, 53rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 5 – 9 January 2015, Kissimmee, FL
  17. Haas, A.P., Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Numerical Investigation of the Three-Dimensional Vortical Flow for an Ellipsoid Model,” AIAA-2014-2703, 32nd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 16 – 20 June 2014, Atlanta, GA
  18. Balthazar, M., Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Experimental Investigation of Flows with Three- Dimensional Separation,” AIAA 2014-1451, 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 13 – 17 January 2014, National Harbor, MD
  19. Gross, A., and Fasel, H.F., “Hybrid Turbulence Model Simulations of Internal and External Flows,” AIAA 2014-1448, 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 13 – 17 January 2014, National Harbor, MD
  20. Salemi, L., Gross, A., Fasel, H.F., Wernz, S., and Marquart, E., “Linearized Navier- Stokes Calculations of the Spatial Stability of a Hypersonic Boundary Layer on a 5° Sharp Cone with High Temperature Effects,” AIAA-2014-430, 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 13 – 17 January 2014, National Harbor, MD