DR. RUSS CUMMINGS
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California, 1988
E.A.E., Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California, 1982
M. Engr., Aeronautical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 1985
B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 1977
B.A., Music, California Polytechnic State University, 1999
YEARS SERVICE ON THIS FACULTY: 6
Professor: July 2004
Date of Original Appointment: July 2004
OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE (Teaching/Industry/etc):
California Polytechnic State University, Aerospace Engineering Department; Chairman, 1992-1995; Professor Emeritus, 2004-present; Professor, 1991-2004; Associate Professor, 1986-1991
Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Numerical Analysis Group, Visiting Academic, 1995
NASA Ames Research Center, Applied Computational Fluids Branch, National Research Council Associate, 1988-1990
Hughes Aircraft Company, Missile Systems Group, Member of the Technical Staff, 1979-1986
PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS (of the last five years):
Forsythe JR, Hoffmann KA, Cummings RM, Squires KD. 2002. Detached-eddy simulation with compressibility corrections applied to a supersonic axisymmetric base flow. J Fluids Engr 124(4):911-923
Cummings RM, Forsythe JR, Morton SA, Squires KD. 2003. Computational challenges in high angle of attack flow prediction. Progr Aerosp Sci 39(5):369-384
Cummings RM, Morton SA, Siegel SG. 2003. Computational simulation and experimental measurements for a delta wing with periodic suction and blowing. J Aircraft 40(5):923-931
Bertin JJ, Cummings RM. 2003. Fifty years of hypersonics: where we've been, where we're going. Progr Aerosp Sci 39(6-7):511-536
McMasters JH, Cummings RM. 2004. From farther, faster, higher to leaner, greener, meaner—future directions in Aeronautics. J Aircraft 41(1):51-61
Morton SA, Forsythe JR, Squires KD, Cummings RM. 2005. Detached-eddy simulations of full aircraft experiencing massively separated flows. Comput Fluid Dyn J 13(4):610-619
Cummings RM, Hall DW. 2005. Aircraft design for second-year undergraduate students. Intl J Engr Ed 21(2):341-349
Bertin JJ, Cummings RM. 2006. Critical hypersonic aerothermodynamic phenomena. Ann Rev Fluid Mech 38:129-157
Mitchell AM, Morton SA, Forsythe JR, Cummings RM. 2006. Analysis of delta wing vortical substructures using detached-eddy simulation. AIAA J 44(5):964-972
Cummings RM, Morton SA.2006. Continuing evolution of aerodynamic concept development using collaborative numerical and experimental evaluations. J Aerosp Engr 220(6):545-557
Florendo CJ, Yechout TR, Siegel S, Cummings RM, Kealos JK. 2007. Experimental evaluation of a high fineness ratio body with drag brakes. J Spacecraft Rockets 44(2):589-596
Cummings RM, Morton SA. 2007. Computational aerodynamics goes to school: a course in CFD for undergraduate students. Comp Ed J 17(3):48-57
Morton SA, Cummings RM, Forsythe JR, Wurtzler K.2007. High resolution computational unsteady aerodynamic techniques applied to maneuvering UCAVs. Aeronaut J 111:397-404S.A. Morton, R.M. Cummings, and D.B. Kholodar. 2007. High resolution turbulence treatment of F/A-18 tail buffet. Journal of Aircraft. 44(6): 1769-1775.
R.M. Cummings, S.A. Morton, and S.G. Siegel. 2008. Numerical prediction and wind tunnel experiment for a pitching unmanned combat air vehicle. Aerospace Science and Technology. 12: 355-364.
R.M. Cummings, S.A. Morton, and D.R. McDaniel. 2008. Experiences in accurately predicting time-dependent flows. Progress in Aerospace Sciences. 44(4): 241-257.
J.J. Bertin and R.M. Cummings. 2008. Aerodynamics for Engineers, 5th Edition, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
S. Goertz, A. Jirasek, S.A. Morton, D.R. McDaniel, R.M. Cummings, J.E. Lamar, and K.S. Abdol-Hamid. 2009. Standard unstructured grid solutions for cranked arrow wing aerodynamics project international F-16XL. Journal of Aircraft. 46(2): 377-384.
L. Schiavetta, O.J. Boelens, S. Crippa, R.M. Cummings, W. Fritz, K.J. Badcock. 2009. Shock effects on delta wing vortex breakdown. Journal of Aircraft. 46(3): 903-914.
D.R. McDaniel, R.M. Cummings, K. Bergeron, S.A. Morton, and J.P. Dean. 2009. Comparisons of CFD solutions of static and maneuvering fighter aircraft with flight test data. Journal of Aerospace Engineering. 223(4): 323-340.
T.L. Jeans, D.R. McDaniel, R.M. Cummings, and W.H. Mason. 2009. Aerodynamic analysis of a generic fighter using delayed detached-eddy simulation. Journal of Aircraft. 46(4): 1326-1339.
SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Fellow
American Society for Engineering Education
Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honorary)
Sigma Gamma Tau (Aerospace Engineering Honorary)
Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honorary)
Royal Aeronautical Society
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Frank J. Seiler Research Award, 2009
Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology, 2009
AIAA Sustained Service Award, 2003
U.S. Air Force Science and Engineering Award, 2002
Boeing - A. D. Welliver Faculty Summer Fellow, 2000
TRW Excellence in Teaching Award, 1999
BFGoodrich Collegiate Inventors Program, Undergraduate Advisor Award, 1998
AIAA National Faculty Advisor Award, 1994
NASA Group Achievement Awards, 1989 and 1990
National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1988-1990
Howard Hughes Doctoral Fellow, 1982-1986
INSTITUTIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (in the last five years):
Discipline Director for Aerodynamics, Department of Aeronautics
Director of Research, Modeling & Simulation Research Center
Advisor in Charge, Class of 2008, Department of Aeronautics
Thread Director for Modern Engineering Tools, Department of Aeronautics
Organized 3rd International Symposium on Integrating CFD and Experiments in Aerodynamics, June 2007
External reviewer for Aerospace Engineering program at San Jose State University
Substitute teach Fine Art 458 (Music Appreciation)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITES IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS:
Writing two textbooks:
Aerodynamics for Engineers with John Bertin (to be published Spring 2008)
Applied Computational Aerodynamics with Bill Mason et al.
NATO RTO Task Group Member (Task Groups AVT-113 and AVT-161)
Associate Editor for the AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets
Member and Past Chairman of the AIAA Student Activities Committee
Reviewer of numerous journal articles and research proposals
Attended numerous AIAA Conferences on Applied Aerodynamics and CFD