Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
AFIT Faculty: Maj Matthew J. Dillsaver
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Maj Matthew J. Dillsaver
Title: Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Commercial Phone: (937) 255-3636 (4745)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4745)
EDUCATION

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2002

M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2007

PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 2013

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Maj Dillsaver's research interests include dynamics and control of very flexible, high altitude long endurance (HALE) aircraft.

EXPERTISE
  • AEROELASTICITY AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN
  • CONTROL SYSTEMS
  • CONTROL THEORY
  • DYNAMICS AND CONTROL
  • STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS AND CONTROL
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

Dillsaver, M.J., Kolmanovsky, I.V. and Cesnik, C.E.S., “Trajectory Control of Very Flexible Flying Wing with Gust Disturbance,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, August 2013, Boston, MA.

Dillsaver, M.J., Kalabic, U.V., Kolmanovsky, I.V. and Cesnik, C.E.S., “Constrained Control of Very Flexible Aircraft using Reference and Extended Command Governors,” American Controls Conference, June 2013, Washington, D.C.

Dillsaver, M.J., Kolmanovsky, I.V. and Cesnik, C.E.S., “Gust Response Sensitivity Characteristics of Very Flexible Aircraft,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, 13-17 August 2012, Minneapolis, MN. Dillsaver, M.J., Cesnik, C.E.S., and Kolmanovsky, I.V., “Gust Load Alleviation Control for Very Flexible Aircraft,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, 8-11 August 2011, Portland, OR

Dillsaver, M.J. and Franke, M.E., “Wind Tunnel Study of Oblique Wing Missile Model,” 46th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting and Exhibit, 7-10 January 2008, Reno, NV.

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