The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Kyle Collins

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Dr. Kyle Collins

Research Engineer II
Weber Building, Rm 315
(404) 385 - 2786
kyle.collins (at) asdl.gatech.edu

Education

  • BS / Mechanical Engineering / March, 1995 / Georgia Institute of Technology
  • MS / Aerospace Engineering / December, 2003 / Georgia Institute of Technology
  • PhD / Aerospace Engineering / December, 2008 / Georgia Institute of Technology

Research

  • Aeroacoustic Analysis of Active Rotor Technologies for Tilt Rotors - Bell/Boeing for the DARPA Mission Adaptive Rotor
  • Aeromechanic/Aeroacoustic Optimization of Active Rotor Technologies for Edgewise Rotors - Boeing for the DARPA Mission Adaptive Rotor
  • Quantitative Technology Assessment of Active Rotor Systems to Full Spectrum Operations of Rotorcraft - Army Research Office
  • Quantitative Technology Assessment for the Future Joint Multi-Role Rotorcraft Program - Army Research Laboratory
  • Aeromechanical Analysis of Heliplane High Speed VTOL Configuration – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Membership and Service

  • American Helicopter Society

Selected Publications

  • D. Mavris, K. Collins, D. Schrage; A Method Of Qualitative Analysis During Conceptual Design As Applied To Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. in Proceedings of the AHS International 60th Annual Forum & Technology Display. 2004. Baltimore, MD: American Helicopter Society.
  • K. Collins, J. Bain, L. Sankar, T.A. Egolf, R.D. Janakiram, K. Brentner, and L. Lopes. Pareto Frontier Method for Multi-Disciplinary Optimization of Helicopter Rotors. in Proceedings of the AHS Specialist's Conference on Aeromechanics. 2008. San Francisco, CA: American Helicopter Society.
  • K. Collins, J. Bain, L. Sankar, T.A. Egolf, R.D. Janakiram, K. Brentner, L. Lopes, and N. Rajmohan. Toward a High-Fidelity Helicopter Rotor Redesign Framework. in Proceedings of the AHS International 64th Annual Forum & Technology Display. 2008. Montreal, Canada: American Helicopter Society.
  • K. Collins, L. Sankar. Application of Low and High Fidelity Simulation Tools to Helicopter Rotor Blade Optimization. in Proceedings of the AHS International 65th Annual Forum & Technology Display. 2009. Grapevine, TX: American Helicopter Society.
  • J. Bain, K. Collins. Aerodynamic and Acoustic Design of a Low Noise Dual Rotor Tail-Sitter. Presented at the American Helicopter Society Aeromechanics Specialists Conference. San Francisco, California. January 20-22, 2010
  • B.Y. Min, L. Sankar, K. Collins, K. Brentner. CFD-CSD Coupled Study in the BVI Characteristics of a Saw-Tooth Blade Planform. in Proceedings of the AHS International 67th Annual Forum & Technology Display. 2011. Virginia Beach, Virginia: American Helicopter Society.
  • J. Arruda, L. Hamel, K. Collins. A Method for Quantitative Technology Analysis of Active Rotor Technologies. in Proceedings of the AHS International 67th Annual Forum & Technology Display. 2011. Virginia Beach, Virginia: American Helicopter Society.
  • Collins, Kyle B.; Sankar, Lakshmi N.; Mavris, Dimitri N., Application of Low- and High-Fidelity Simulation Tools to Helicopter Rotor Blade Optimization, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Volume 58, Number 4, October 2013, pp. 1-10(10)