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, 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 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. Numerical Investigation of 3D Shock Boundary Layer Interactions,” Air Force Office of Scientific Research, University of Arizona subcontract, 02/01/16-08/31/18
  5. “Development of Research Environment for Solar-Assisted Autonomous Soaring,” EPSCoR RID, 05/22/18-05/04/19

Recent Publications

Journal Papers:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Gross, A., Fasel, H.F., “Flow Control for NREL S822 Wind Turbine Airfoil,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 50, No. 12, pp. 2779-2790, 2012
  14. 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., 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,” 47th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Denver, CO, AIAA-2017-3321
  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,” 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Denver, CO, AIAA-2017-3920
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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