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Drew Landman

  • Drew Landman
  • Professor
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • 1311 Engr and Comp Sci Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6008
  • dlandman@odu.edu
  • Dr. Landman has over 25 years of experience in engineering and engineering education. He spent 13 years as chief engineer at the Langley Full Scale Wind Tunnel where he conducted aerodynamic testing on ground and flight vehicles, designed, built, and calibrated force measurement instrumentation.
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 1998
    Major: Aerospace Eng., Experimental Aerodynamics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Lehigh University, 1984
    Major: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design for Automation and Computer Aided Design
    Degree: M.S.
    Lehigh University, 1983
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Aerospace and mechanical test instrumentation design and calibration methdology using design of experiments (DOE) and response surface methods (RSM). Low speed ground vehicle aerodynamics including reducing drag on heavy trucks. Helicopter/Ship aerodynamic interaction including PIV measurements of velocity.
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Associate Fellow
    Sponsoring Organization: AIAA
    Professional Engineer
    Sponsoring Organization: State of VA
    Date Obtained: 1992-01-01
  • Expertise

    Aerospace Engineering
    Wind Tunnel Testing/ Aerospace and Ground Vehicle Low Speed Aerodynamics/Design of Experiments as applied to Wind Tunnel Testing and Balance Calibration
  • Voted Outstanding faculty member
  • 2004: Excellence in Industrial Partnering Award, ODU, BCET
  • 2000: Excellence in Oral Presentation Award, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • 1983: Member of Tau Beta Pi national engineering honorary and Pi Tau Sigma national mechanical engineering honorary societies
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    NavAIR Hleicopter/Frigate Airwake Interaction
    Sponsoring Organization: US Navy
    Date: July, 2010 - July, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    GSRP for Thomas Johnson
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: June, 2009 - June, 2010
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    contract to LFST for testing the X-48C
    Sponsoring Organization: Boeing
    Date: July, 2009 - September, 2009
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Design of Experiments and Dynamic Testing
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: December, 2008 - September, 2009
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    GSRP for Thomas Johnson
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: June, 2008 - June, 2009
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Statistical Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis of Mars Entry Atmospheric Data System
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: May, 2008 - December, 2008
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Design of Experiments and Dynamic Testing
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: August, 2007 - September, 2008
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Development of the Payload Adaptor Fitting For Flight Force Measurements
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: August, 2007 - May, 2008
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Aircraft Deck Flow Characterization
    Sponsoring Organization: NAVAIR
    Date: October, 2006 - March, 2007
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Heavy Truck Drag Reduction Device Development
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Energy, Invention and Innovation grant, LFST and Solus, Inc.
    Date: July, 2005 - June, 2006
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    task order to LFST for testing the X-48B
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: July, 2005 - June, 2006
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    DOE Balance Calibration with Restricted Randomization
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: 2004 - 2005
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Center for Experimental Aeronautics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: 2000 - 2005
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Heavy Truck Testing
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology
    Date: June, 1998 - August, 1998
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    feasibility study for The Center for the Aerodynamics of Transportation Systems (CATS)
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology
    Date: August, 1997 - March, 1998
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Multi-Element Airfoil Optimization, wind tunnel testing for NASA Langley Multi-Disciplinary Design and Optimization Branch Remotely Actuated Flap Project
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC, NASA Task Order
    Date: January, 1996 - August, 1996
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    development of instrumentation and programming for the Remotely Actuated Flap Project
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC
    Date: May, 1995 - August, 1995
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Remotely Actuated Flap Project, construct and test RAF
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA LaRC, Experimental Flow Physics Branch
    Date: January, 1994 - May, 1994
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Remotely Actuated Flap Project (wind tunnel model design)
    Sponsoring Organization: ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow at NASA Langley (Experimental Flow Physics Branch)
    Date: May, 1993 - August, 1993
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Oyster Culture Engineering
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology, Technical Applications Center
    Date: January, 1992 - May, 1992
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Redesign and Development of an Optimizing Wood Cutoff Machine
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology, Technical Applications Center
    Date: August, 1990 - May, 1992
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Optical Strain Gauge Testing
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA, Langley, Center for Innovative Technology
    Date: February, 1991 - May, 1991
    Investigators:Landman, D.
    Development of Accurate Positioning for an Extrusion Die
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology, Engineering Clinic
    Date: January, 1990 - May, 1990
    Investigators:Landman, D.
  • Intellectual Property

    Non-Articulated Ground Vehicle Skirt Fairing
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Inventors:
    Wood , R.
    Landman, D.