EATS Best Paper Awards

The following are the winners of the EATS Best Paper Awards: 


2022

ITEC+ EATS Best Paper Awards
Fault Diagnosis in Lithium-ion Battery of Hybrid Electric Aircraft based on Structural Analysis
Authors:  Ye Cheng, Matilde D’Arpino, Giorgio Rizzoni

Modeling and Simulation of a Parallel Hybrid Electric Regional Aircraft for the Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) Program
Authors:  Gokcin Cinar, Yu Cai, Russell K. Denney, Dimitri N. Mavris

Best Student Paper
Hao Zeng
High-Frequency Modeling and Inter-Turn Voltage Distribution Analysis of a Modular Electric Machine for Electric Aircraft Propulsion
Co-authored by:  James Swanke, Thomas M. Jahns, Bulent Sarlioglu

 

Previous Winners

Best Paper for an Integrated System
Results for an Electrified Aircraft Propulsion Design Exploration 
(AIAA-2021-3280)
Authors:  Ty V. Marien, Nathaniel J. Blaesser, Zachary J. Frederick, Mark D. Guynn, Jason T. Kirk, Kenneth Fisher, Steven Schneider, Robert P. Thacker, and Peter Frederic

Best Paper for a Subsystem
Numerical and Experimental correlation on Electro-Hydro Dynamic system for Small Aircraft propulsion
(AIAA-2021-3320)
Authors:  Antoine Loehrmann, Jean Rivenc, Gilles Peres, Guillaume Dufour, François Rogier and Konstantinos Kourtzanidis

Best Paper for a Component
Partial Discharge Testing Platform for PWM Voltage Source Converters in Electric Aircraft
(AIAA-2021-3326)
Authors:  John P. Meadors and Fred Wang

Best Student Paper
John P. Meadors
University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

For the Paper Entitled
Partial Discharge Testing Platform for PWM Voltage Source Converters in Electric Aircraft
Co-authored with Fred Wang
(AIAA-2021-3326)

Best Paper for an Integrated System 
Design Space Exploration Study and Optimization of a Distributed Turbo-Electric Propulsion System for a Regional Passenger Aircraft
(AIAA-2020-3592)
Authors:  Stefan Biser, Georgi Atanasov, S Martin Boll, Mykhaylo Filipenko,  Martin Hepperle, Nir Kastner, Dennis Keller, Mathias Noe, and Dennis Vechtel

Best Paper for a Subsystem
A Study of Large Scale Power Extraction and Insertion on Turbofan Performance and Stability
(AIAA-2020-3547)
Author:  Jeffrey W. Chapman

Best Paper for a Component
Electromagnetic Redesign of NASA’s High Efficiency Megawatt Motor
(AIAA-2020-3600)
Authors:  Thomas T. Tallerico, Kiruba Haran, Dongsu Lee, and Justin J. Scheidler

Best Student Paper 
Stefan Biser
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

For the Paper Entitled
Design Space Exploration Study and Optimization of a Distributed Turbo-Electric Propulsion System for a Regional Passenger Aircraft
(AIAA-2020-3592)

Best Presentation Award Topic Area 1:  Electric-Power Enabled Aircraft Configurations and System Requirements
Presenter:  Todd Spierling, Collins Aerospace
For the Paper Entitled Parallel Hybrid Propulsion System for a Regional Turboprop:  Conceptual Design and Benefits Analysis
Co-authored with P. Bertrand and C. Lents
(AIAA-2019-4466)

Best Presentation Award Topic Area 2:  Enabling Technologies for Electric Aircraft Propulsion
Presenter:  Dave Avanesian, NASA Glenn Research Center
For the Paper Entitled Development of an 11 kW Lightweight, High Efficiency Motor Controller for NASA X-57 Distributed Electric Propulsion using SiC MOSFET Switches
Co-authored with M. Garrett, M. Granger, S. Kowalewski, J. Maroli and W. Miller
(AIAA-2019-4400)

Best Presentation Award Topic Area 3:  Electric Aircraft System Integration and Controls
Presenter:  Or Dantsker, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
For the Paper Entitled Electric Propulsion System Optimization for a Long-Endurance Solar-Powered Unmanned Aircraft
(AIAA-2019-4486)
Co-authored with S. Imtiaz and M. Caccamo


Best Student Presentation
Or Dantsker
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

For the Paper Entitled Electric Propulsion System Optimization for a Long-Endurance Solar-Powered Unmanned Aircraft
(AIAA-2019-4486)
Co-authored with S. Imtiaz and M. Caccamo  

EATS Best Presentation Award - Track 1:  Electric-Power Enabled Aircraft Configurations and System Requirements
Hybrid-Electric Powertrain Modelling for Conceptual Sizing of Distributed-Propulsion Aircraft
Authors:  Reynard de Vries (presenter) & Roelof Vos

EATS Best Presentation Award - Track 2: Enabling Technologies for Electric Aircraft Propulsion
NASA’s Magnetic Gearing Research for Electrified Aircraft Propulsion
Author:  Justin Scheidler

EATS Best Presentation Award - Track 3: Electric Aircraft System Integration and Controls
Trim Analysis of a Classical Octocopter After Single-Rotor Failure
Authors:  Robert Niemiec, A. Walter, M. McKay, F. Gandhi

EATS Best Presentation Award - Best Student Presentation
Reynard de Vries
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Hybrid-Electric Powertrain Modelling for Conceptual Sizing of Distributed-Propulsion Aircraft
Authored with Roelof Vos 

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