UNIC Professor Dimitris Drikakis honoured by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research
The award relates to his research aiming to advance computationalmethods in Machine Learning (ML) in the framework of high-speed flows and acoustics
Professor Drikakis has been honoured by the US Air Force (USAF) and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research with a new award aiming to advance computational methods in Machine Learning (ML) (the core of AI) in the framework of high-speed flows and acoustics. Professor Drikakis plans to combine computational and experimental data from aerodynamic, acoustics and structural dynamics using ML to discover new physics and engineering science-driven patterns and phenomena occurring in the high-speed flying regimes.
It is worth noting that artificial Intelligence (AI) has shown promising results in many areas of science and engineering. However, it is vastly unexplored in the field of high-speed flows and acoustics.
Professor Drikakis will examine the accuracy of different ML models and provide USAF with recommendations for best practices to reduce engineering uncertainty during the design and development phases.
The developed models will enable USAF and their partners to increase the impact of their experimental and computational data, as they could predict new data points that are neither experimentally measured nor numerically obtained. In addition, the ML models will allow the data interpolation obtained from computations or experiments to project results for a broad range of parameters.
This research will provide USAF with new knowledge on using ML (and AI) for high-speed flows and acoustics research and development. Professor Drikakis will achieve the above through close collaboration with Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson and their domestic and international partners.