Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Arthur Taylor

1325 Engr & Comp Sci Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Mechanical Eng., Thermo/Fluids, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, (1989)

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, (1986)

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Old Dominion University, (1985)

B.S. in Natural Science with emphasis in Chemistry, Washington and Lee University, (1976)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Taylor, A. "Advanced Applications of ADIFOR 3.0 for Efficient Calculation of First- and Second-Order CFD Sensitivity Derivatives" $62,562. January 1, 2001 - September 30, 2002
Taylor, A. "Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization on Parallel Computers Using Automatic Differentiations" $38,047. January 1998 - June 1998
Taylor, A. and Newman, J. "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization for Fluid/Structure Interaction" $66,000. July 1, 1994 - June 30, 1997
Taylor, A. and Hou, G. "Methodology For Sensitivity Analysis, Approximate Analysis, and Design Optimization in CFD For Multidisciplinary Applications" $306,360. April 15, 1991 - December 31, 1995
Taylor, A. "Automatic Differentiation of Advanced Flow-Analysis Codes in Incremental Form for Multidiscplinary Applications" $20,000. May 1, 1995 - September 30, 1995
Hou, G. J.W.. and Taylor, A. "Methodology for Sensitivity Analysis, Approximate Analysis, and Design Optimization in CFD" $306,360. June 1, 1991 - April 14, 1995

Articles

Taylor, A., Green, L., Newman, P. and Putko, M. (2003). Some Advanced Concepts in Discrete Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis. AIAA Journal 41 (7) , pp. 1224-1229.
Putko, M., Newman, P., Taylor, A. and Green, L. (2002). Approach for Uncertainty Propogation and Robust Design in CFD Using Sensitivity Derivatives. ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering 124 (1) , pp. 60-69 .
Newman, J., Taylor, A., Barnwell, R., Newman, P. and Hou, G. (1999). Overview of Sensitivity Analysis and Shape Optimization for Complex Aerodynamic Configurations. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 36 (1) , pp. 87-96 .
Newman, J., Newman, P., Taylor, A. and Hou, G. (1999). Efficient Nonlinear Static Aeroelastic Wing Analysis. International Journal of Computers and Fluids 28 , pp. 615-628.
Taylor, A. and Oloso, A. (1998). Aerodynamics Design Optimization Using Advanced CFD Codes, Automatic Differentiation, and Parallel Computing. Computational Fluid Dynamics Review 1998, World Scientific Publishing Co. 1 (31) , pp. 560-571.
Korivi, V., Newman, P. and Taylor, A. (1998). Aerodynamic Optimization Using Sensitivity Derivatives from a Three-Dimensional Supersonic Euler Code. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 35 (3) , pp. 405-411.
Sherman, L., Taylor, A., Green, L., Newman, P., Hou, G. and Korivi, V. (1996). First- and Second-Order Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives Via Automatic Differentiation with Incremental Iterative Method. Journal of Computational Physics 129 , pp. 307-331.
Taylor, A., Newman, P., Hou, G. and Jones, H. (1995). Recent Advances in Steady Compressible Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis. Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), Springer-Verlag 68 , pp. 341-356.
Hou, G., Taylor, A. and Korivi, V. (1994). Discrete Shape-Sensitivity Analysis For Aerodynamic Problems. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Engineering 37 , pp. 2251-2266.
Korivi, V., Taylor, A., Newman, P., Hou, G. and Jones, H. (1994). An Approximately-Factored Incremental Strategy For Calculating Consistent Discrete Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives. Journal of Computational Physics 113 (2) , pp. 336-346.
Korivi, V., Taylor, A., Hou, G., Newman, P. and Jones, H. (1994). Sensitivity Derivatives For Three-Dimensional Supersonic Euler Code Using Incremental Iterative Strategy. AIAA Journal 32 (6) , pp. 1319-1321.
Taylor, A., Hou, G. and Korivi, V. (1992). A Methodology for Calculating Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives. AIAA Journal 30 (10) , pp. 2411-2419.
Taylor, A., Korivi, V. and Hou, G. (1992). A Taylor's Series Approximation of Geometric Shape Variation For the Euler Equations. AIAA Journal 30 (8) , pp. 2163-2165.
Taylor, A., Ng, W. and Walters, R. (1992). An Improved Upwind Finite Volume Relaxation Method for High Speed Viscous Flows. Journal of Computational Physics 99 (1) , pp. 159-168.
Taylor, A., Ng, W. and Walters, R. (1992). Upwind Relaxation Methods for the Navier-Stokes Equations Using Inner Iterations. Journal of Computational Physics 99 (1) , pp. 68-78.
Ng, W., Ajmani, K. and Taylor, A. (1989). Turbulence Modeling in Hypersonic Inlets. AIAA Journal 27 (10) , pp. 1354-1360.

Conference Proceeding

Putko, M., Newman, P., Taylor, A. and Green, L. (2001). Approach for Uncertainty Propagation and Robust Design in CFD Using Sensitivity Derivatives Anaheim CA: Proceedings of the 15th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Taylor, A., Green, L., Newman, P. and Putko, M. (2001). Some Advanced Concepts In Discrete Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis Anaheim CA: Proceedings of the 15th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Taylor, A. and Oloso, A. (1998). Aerodynamic Design Sensitivities by Automatic Differentiation AIAA Paper 98-2536.
Newman, J. and Taylor, A. (1997). Aerodynamic Shape Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization of Complex Configurations Using Unstructured Grids AIAA Paper 97-2275.
Oloso, A. and Taylor, A. (1997). Aerodynamic Shape-Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization on the IBM-SP2 (pp. 481-488) Atlanta, GA: Proceedings of the 15th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference.
Taylor, A., Oloso, A. and Newman, J. (1997). CFL3D.ADII (v.2.0): An Efficient, Accurate General-Purpose Code for Flow Shape-Sensitivity Analysis (pp. 12-16) Atlanta, GA: Proceedings of the 15th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference.
Newman, J., Newman, P., Taylor, A. and Hou, G. (1996). Nonlinear Aerodynamic Design Optimization of a Flexible Wing (pp. 1088-1090) Bellevue, WA: Proceedings of the Sixth AIAA/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
Newman, J. and Taylor, A. (1996). Three-Dimensional Aerodynamic Shape Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization Using the Euler Equations on Unstructured Grids (pp. 675-681) New Orleans, LA: Proceedings of the 14th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference.
Hou, G., Korivi, V., Taylor, A., Maroju, V. and Newman, P. (1996). Simultaneous Aerodynamic Analysis and Design Optimization (SAADO) of a Turbulent Transonic Airfoil Using a Navier-Stokes Code with Automatic Differentiation (ADIFOR) (pp. 82-85) Moffett Field, CA: Proceedings of the 1995 NASA-Ames Workshop on Computational Aerosciences.
Hou, G., Venkateshwarlu, M., Taylor, A., Korivi, V. and Newman, P. (1995). Transonic Turbulent Airfoil Design Optimization Using Automation Differentiation in Incremental Interative Forms San Diego, California: Proceedings of the AIAA 12th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Newman, J., Taylor, A. and Burgreen, G. (1995). An Unstructured-Grid Approach to Sensitivity Analysis and Shape Optimization Using the Euler Equations (pp. 1-10) San Diego, California: Proceedings of the AIAA 12th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Korivi, V., Newman, P. and Taylor, A. (1994). Aerodynamic Optimization Studies Using a 3-D Euler Code with Efficient Calculation of Sensitivity Derivatives (pp. 170-194) Panama City, Florida: Proceedings of the Fifth AIAA/NASA/USAF/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
Sherman, L., Taylor, A., Green, L., Newman, P., Hou, G. and Korivi, V. (1994). First- and Second-Order Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives Via Automatic Differentiation with Incremental Iterative Methods (pp. 87-120) Panama City, Florida: Proceedings of the Fifth AIAA/NASA/USAF/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
Ajmani, K. and Taylor, A. (1994). Discrete Sensitivity Derivatives of the Navier-Stokes Equations With A Parallel Krylov Solver AIAA Paper 94-0091.
Korivi, V., Taylor, A., Hou, G., Newman, P. and Jones, H. (1993). Sensitivity Derivatives For A 3D Supersonic Euler Code Using The Incremental Iterative Strategy (pp. 1053-1054) Orlando, Florida: Proceedings of the AIAA 11th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Korivi, V., Taylor, A., Newman, P., Hou, G. and Jones, H. (1992). An Approximately Factored Incremental Strategy For Calculating Consistent Discrete Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives (pp. 465-478) Cleveland, OH: Proceedings of the Fourth AIAA/USAF/NASA/OAI Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
Jones, H., Hou, G., Newman, P., Taylor, A. and Korivi, V. (1992). Multidisciplinary Design Sensitivity Analysis For a Helicopter Blade in Hover (pp. 63-86) Cleveland, OH: Proceedings of the Fourth AIAA/USAF/NASA/OAI Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
Newman, P., Hou, G., Jones, H., Taylor, A. and Korivi, V. (1992). Observations on Computational Methodologies For Use In Large-Scale Gradient-Based Multidisciplinary Design Incorporating Advanced CFD Codes (pp. 531-542) Cleveland, OH: Proceedings of the Fourth AIAA/USAF/NASA/OAI Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
Taylor, A., Hou, G. and Korivi, V. (1991). Sensitivity Analysis, Approximate Analysis, and Design Optimization For Internal and External Viscous Flows AIAA Paper 91-3083.
Taylor, A., Hou, G. and Korivi, V. (1991). An Efficient Method For Estimating Neighboring Steady-State Numerical Solutions to the Euler Equations AIAA Paper 91-1680.
Hou, G., Taylor, A. and Korivi, V. (1991). Discrete Shape Sensitivity Equations For Aerodynamic Problems AIAA Paper 91-2259.
Taylor, A., Korivi, V. and Hou, G. (1991). Approximate Analysis and Sensitivity Analysis Methods For Viscous Flow Involving Variation of Geometric Shape (pp. 456-475) Honolulu, Hawaii: Proceedings of the AIAA 10th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Taylor, A., Hou, G. and Korivi, V. (1991). A Methodology For Determining Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives With Respect to Variation of Geometric Shape (pp. 477-489) Baltimore, MD: Proceedings of the AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC 32nd Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference.
Taylor, A., Korivi, V. and Hou, G. (1991). Sensitivity Analysis Applied to the Euler Equations: A Feasibility Study With Emphasis on Variation of Geometric Shape AIAA Paper 91-0173.
Chwalowski, P. and Taylor, A. (1991). Use of a Generalized Set of Field Variables in Fluid Flow Calculations AIAA Paper 91-0240.
Taylor, A., Ng, W. and Walters, R. (1989). Upwind Relaxation Methods for the Navier-Stokes Equations Using Inner Iterations (pp. 261-269) Buffalo, NY: Proceedings of the AIAA 9th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
Taylor, A., Ng, W. and Walters, R. (1989). An Improved Upwind Finite Volume Relaxation Method for High-Speed Viscous Flows AIAA Paper 89-0549.
Ng, W., Mitchell, C., Ajmani, K., Taylor, A. and Brock, J. (1989). Viscous Analysis of High Speed Flows Using An Upwind Finite Volume Technique AIAA Paper 89-0001.
Ng, W., Ajmani, K. and Taylor, A. (1988). Turbulence Modeling in a Hypersonic Inlet AIAA Paper 88-2957.
Taylor, A. and Ng, W. (1987). Analytical Prediction of the Unsteady Lift on a Rotor Caused by Downstream Struts ASME Paper 87 GT-145.
Kunik, W., Benson, T., Ng, W. and Taylor, A. (1987). Two- and Three-Dimensional Viscous Computations of a Hypersonic Inlet AIAA Paper 87-0283.

Presentations

Taylor, A. (June , 1998). Aerodynamic Design Sensitivities Using Automatic Differentiation 1998 AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference Albuquerque, NM.
Taylor, A. (November 17, 1992). Recent Advances in Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Taylor, A. (March 6, 1992). Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis in `Delta-Form' for Multidisciplinary Applications Blacksburg, Virginia.
  • Eagle Scout,
  • EIT,
  • Gordon C. Oates Air Breathing Propulsion Award, AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 23rd Joint Propulsion Conference
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi,
  • Kovner Scholarship, Old Dominion University
  • Master's Degree Research Award, Virginia Tech Chapter of Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society
  • Most Inspirational Faculty Award, College of Engineering, Old Dominion University
  • Pi Tau Sigma,
  • scholarship for academic achievement, Engineer's Club of Hampton Roads of Norfolk
  • Summer Faculty Fellow of ASEE-NASA, NASA-Lewis Research Center
  • Tau Beta Pi ,
  • 1986: NASA graduate student research fellowship,
  • 1985: Pratt Fellowships, Virginia Tech.