Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Drew Landman PhD, PE

1311 Engr & Comp Sci Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

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. Dr. Landman has taught short courses in statistical engineering for over 10 years to the DOD, NASA and industry.

Ph.D. in Aerospace Eng., Experimental Aerodynamics, Old Dominion University, (1998)

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design for Automation and Computer Aided Design, Lehigh University, (1984)

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, (1983)

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

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Landman, D. "DOE Enhanced SPC for Wind Tunnel (Check Standard) Applications" $65,600. December 2014 - December 2015
Landman, D. "Design of Experiments and Response Surface Methods for NASA Scientists and Engineers" $24,600. August 2012 - December 2012
Landman, D. "DOE Applied to AEDC Balance Calibrations" $48,500. November 2011 - November 2012
Landman, D. "Statistical Engineering for Next-Gen Air Transportation System" $41,500. June 2011 - July 2012
Landman, D. "NavAIR Hleicopter/Frigate Airwake Interaction" $17,200. Federal. July 2010 - July 2011
Landman, D. "GSRP for Thomas Johnson" $30,000. June 2009 - June 2010
Landman, D. "contract to LFST for testing the X-48C" $480,000. July 2009 - September 2009
Landman, D. "Design of Experiments and Dynamic Testing" $42,000. December 2008 - September 2009
Landman, D. "GSRP for Thomas Johnson" $30,000. June 2008 - June 2009
Landman, D. "Statistical Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis of Mars Entry Atmospheric Data System" $28,000. May 2008 - December 2008
Landman, D. "Design of Experiments and Dynamic Testing" $23,000. August 2007 - September 2008
Landman, D. "Development of the Payload Adaptor Fitting For Flight Force Measurements" $69,000. August 2007 - May 2008
Landman, D. "Aircraft Deck Flow Characterization" $12,000. October 2006 - March 2007
Landman, D. "Heavy Truck Drag Reduction Device Development" $250,000. July 2005 - June 2006
Landman, D. "task order to LFST for testing the X-48B" $720,000. July 2005 - June 2006
Landman, D. "DOE Balance Calibration with Restricted Randomization" $50,000. 2004 - 2005
Landman, D. "Center for Experimental Aeronautics" $1,000,000. 2000 - 2005
Landman, D. "Heavy Truck Testing" $20,000,000. June 1998 - August 1998
Landman, D. "feasibility study for The Center for the Aerodynamics of Transportation Systems (CATS)" $20,000. August 1997 - March 1998
Landman, D. "Multi-Element Airfoil Optimization, wind tunnel testing for NASA Langley Multi-Disciplinary Design and Optimization Branch Remotely Actuated Flap Project" $20,000. January 1996 - August 1996
Landman, D. "development of instrumentation and programming for the Remotely Actuated Flap Project" $10,000. May 1995 - August 1995
Landman, D. "Remotely Actuated Flap Project, construct and test RAF" $40,000. January 1994 - May 1994
Landman, D. "Remotely Actuated Flap Project (wind tunnel model design)" $10,000. May 1993 - August 1993
Landman, D. "Oyster Culture Engineering" $24,000. January 1992 - May 1992
Landman, D. "Redesign and Development of an Optimizing Wood Cutoff Machine" $47,000. August 1990 - May 1992
Landman, D. "Optical Strain Gauge Testing" $1,500. February 1991 - May 1991
Landman, D. "Development of Accurate Positioning for an Extrusion Die" $7,500. January 1990 - May 1990

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
Statistics
Experiment Design and Analysis, DOE, RSM

Research Interests

Aerospace and mechanical test instrumentation design and calibration methdology using design of experiments (DOE) and response surface methods (RSM). Wind tunnel vehicle aerodynamic test design including aircraft, UAV's, cars, parachutes and heavy trucks.

Articles

Landman, D., Cragun, M., McCormick, M. and Wood, R. (2011). Drag Reduction of a Modern Straight Truck. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles 4 (1) , pp. 256-262.
Johnson, T., Parker, P. and Landman, D. (2010). Calibration Modeling of Nonmonolithic Wind-Tunnel Force Balances. Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 1860-1866, Nov-Dec 2010., DOI: 10.2514/1.46356 47 (6) , pp. 1860-1866.
Landman, D., Wood, R., Seay, W. and Bledsoe, J. (2009). Understanding Practical Limits to Heavy Truck Drag Reduction. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles 2 (2) , pp. 183-190.
Newman, B. A., Landman, D. and Omran, A. (2008). Design of Experiments-Based Stability and Control Derivative Modeling. Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Part G, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 222 (8) , pp. 1123-1137.
Simpson, J., Landman, D., Giroux, R., Zeisset, M., Hall, B. and Rhew, R. (2008). Adapting Second-Order Response Surface Designs to Specific Needs. Quality and Reliability Engineering International 24 (3) , pp. 331-349.
Landman, D. (2007). Hybrid Design for Aircraft Wind-Tunnel Testing using Response Surface Methodologies. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 44 (4) , pp. 1214-1221.
Landman, D., Simpson, J., Vicroy, D. and Parker, P. (2007). Response Surface Methods for Efficient Complex Aircraft Configuration Aerodynamic Characterization. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 44 (4) , pp. 1189- 1195.
Landman, D., Simpson, J., Mariani, R., Ortiz, F. and Britcher, C. P. (2007). Hybrid Design for Aircraft Wind-Tunnel Testing Using Response Surface Methodologies.. AIAA Journal of Aircraft vol.44 (no.4) , pp. pp.1214-1221.
Landman, D. (2006). Using Statistics to Improve Wind Tunnel Testing of Race Cars. Bernoulli Aerodynamics International 1 (3) , pp. 10-14 .
Bayraktar, I., Landman, D., Cary, W., Wood, R., Flamm, J. and Hunter, C. (2005). An Assessment of Drag Reduction Devices for Heavy Trucks Using Design of Experiments and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Overviews, Multiple Trailer-Mounted Devices; Tires, Splash and Spray and Emissions; Full Scale Assessments (SP-1985) , pp. 53-64.
Kochersberger, K., Landman, D., Player, J. and Hyde, K. (2005). Evaluation of the Wright 1902 Glider Using Full-Scale Wind-Tunnel Data. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 42 (3) , pp. 710-717.
Zuckerwar, A. J., Ash, R. L., Britcher, C. P. and Landman, D. (2003). An Evaluation of the Wright 1901 Glider using Full-Scale Wind Tunnel Data. Journal of Aircraft 40 (3) , pp. 417-424.
Miley, S. J., Ash, R. L., Hyde, K. L., Landman, D. and Sparks, A. K. (2002). Propeller Performance Tests of Wright Brothers’ ‘Bent End’ Propellers. Journal of Aircraft 39 (2) , pp. 234-241.
Landman, D., Blackburn, S., Ash, R. L. and Hyde, K. W. (2002). Wind Tunnel Testing of the Wright Brothers’ Model B Airfoil. Journal of Aircraft 39 (1) , pp. 30-36.

Conference Proceeding

Landman, D., Cragun, M., McCormick, M. and Wood, R. (2011). Drag Reduction of a Modern Straight Truck (pp. 256-262) Rosemont, IL: SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-2283, 2011 SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress.
Nackli, Y. and Landman, D. (2011). Helicopter Downwash/Frigate Airwake Interaction Flowfield PIV Surveys in a Low Speed Wind Tunnel Virginia Beach, VA: American Helicopter Society Forum.
Landman, D. (2009). Full Scale Wind Tunnel Drag Reduction Test on a Modern Straight Truck Rosemont, IL: the 2009 SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress.
Landman, D. (2009). Understanding Practical Limits to Heavy Truck Drag Reduction Rosemont, IL: the 2009 SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress.
Omran, A., Landman, D. and Newman, B. A. (2009). Global Stability and Control Derivative Modeling Using Design of Experiments Chicago, Illinois: the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference .
Johnson, T. and Landman, D. (2009). A Multi-Component Force Transducer Design From an Existing Rocket Payload Attachment Fitting Albuquerque, NM: the AIAA USAF T and E Days 2009.
Newman, B. A., Omran, A. and Landman, D. (2008). Stability Derivative Modeling Based on Aircraft Flight Modes Using Design of Experiments Dayton, Ohio: Proceedings of the AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference .
Simpson, J. and Landman, D. (2008). Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Testing via Designed Experiments: Challenges and Ways Forward Los Angeles, CA : the 2008 AIAA USAF T and E Days.
Wing, P. and Landman, D. (2007). A Design of Experiments Approach to Deck Flow Characterization on an Aircraft Carrier Geometry Rio Grande: the INFORMS International Conference.
English, T., Landman, D. and Simpson, J. (2007). Development of Tandem Wing MAV Wind Tunnel Test Plan Using Experimental Design Techniques Rio Grande: the INFORMS International Conference.
Landman, D. and Simpson, J. (2007). A Wind Tunnel External Balance Calibration using Design of Experiments the AIAA US Air Force T and E Days.
Roy, J. and Landman, D. (2006). Aerodynamic Characterization of a Sportscar Prototype Racecar using Design of Experiments in a Wind Tunnel Test Dearborn MI: the 2006 Motorsports Conference and Exposition .
Cary, W., Landman, D. and Wood, R. (2006). Experimental Investigation of Wake Boards for Drag Reduction on an Ahmed Body the 2006 SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress and Exposition.
Favaregh, N. and Landman, D. (2006). Global Modeling of Pitch Damping from Flight Data Keystone, CO: the AIAA Flight Mechanics Conference and Exhibit .
Favaregh, A., Britcher, C. P. and Landman, D. (2006). A New Approach for Calibration of Hot-Wires for Use in Uncertain Environments 25th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference.
Landman, D. (2006). Efficient Methods for Complex Aircraft Configuration Aerodynamic Characterization using Response Surface Methodologies Reno, NV: the AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit .
Landman, D., Simpson, J., Mariani, R., Ortiz, F. and Britcher, C. P. (2005). A High Performance Aircraft Wind Tunnel Test Using Response Surface Methods U.S. Air Force T&E Days.
Landman, D. (2005). A High Performance Aircraft Wind Tunnel Test Using Response Surface Methodologies Nashville, TN: the AIAA US Air Force T and E days.
Simpson, J. and Landman, D. (2005). Calibrating Large Capacity Aerodynamic Force Balance Instrumentation Using Response Surface Methods Nashville, TN: the AIAA US Air Force T and E days.
Bayraktar, I., Landman, D., Cary, W., Wood, R., Flamm, J. and Hunter, C. (2005). An Assessment of Drag Reduction Devices for Heavy Trucks Using Design of Experiments and Computational Fluid Dynamics Rosemont, IL: the 2005 SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Conference.
Landman, D., Lamar, J. and Swift, R. (2005). Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Deck-Edge Columnar Vortex Generators on Aircraft Carriers Budapest: the RTO Applied Vehicle Panel.
  • Voted Outstanding faculty member ,
  • 2013: SAE 2013 Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • 2013: 2013 AIAA Outstanding Paper Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2009: SAE 2009 Excellence in Oral Presentation, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • 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,