The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Matthew Daskilewicz

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Dr. Matthew J. Daskilewicz

Research Engineer II
Weber, Rm 302
(404) 385 - 7485
mdaskilewicz (at) asdl (dot) gatech (dot) edu

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005
  • Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

Research

Matt's research interests include:

  • Exploration and interpretation of Pareto frontiers
  • Optimization algorithms for engineering design
  • Design decision-making
  • Handling uncertainty in design
  • Information visualization
  • Visual analytics
  • User interface design for design decision support
  • GPGPU computing for engineering design

Matt is also the inventor and lead developer of the RAVE design decision support system for MATLAB, which incorporates multivariate visualization, optimization, and other techniques for exploring design problems.

According to the text of his publications, Matt also spends a lot of time thinking about...

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Honors and Distinctions

  • Williams Prize from Lehigh University for scholarly writing in the arts and sciences, 2003
  • First Tier Award for NASA Aeronautics Student Competition (2006) "GIT SMART: A Feasibility Study of a Mars Scout Vehicle to Study Methane" (Team Project)
  • Recipient of Georgia Tech President's Fellowship


Membership and Service

  • Member of Tau Beta Pi
  • Member of AIAA, 2004-Present
  • Chair of the ASDL Academy, 2010-2011

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • "Representing Sampled Pareto Frontiers as Parameterized Continuous Manifolds Using Self-Organizing Maps" Matthew J. Daskilewicz and Brian J. German. AIAA Journal 52, 2014. pp. 2480-2490
  • "A Non-Domination Level Coordinate System for Parameterizing and Exploring Pareto Frontiers" Matthew J. Daskilewicz and Brian J. German. AIAA Journal 51, 2013. pp. 1946-1959
  • "An Experimental Study of Continuous and Discrete Visualization Paradigms for Interactive Trade Space Exploration" Brian J. German, Karen M. Feigh, and Matthew J. Daskilewicz. Journal of Computing in Information Science in Engineering 13, 2013. p021004
  • "Rave: A Computational Framework to Facilitate Research in Design Decision Support" Matthew Daskilewicz and Brian German. Journal of Computing in Information Science in Engineering 12, 2012. p021005
  • "Form Factor and Critical Mach Number Estimation for for Finite Wings" Timothy Takahashi, Brian German, Arvin Shajanian, Matthew Daskilewicz, and Shane Donovan. Journal of Aircraft 49 No. 1, 2012. pp. 173-182
  • "Effects of Disciplinary Uncertainty on Multi-Objective Optimization in Aircraft Conceptual Design" Matthew Daskilewicz, Brian German, Timothy Takahashi, Shane Donovan, and Arvin Shajanian. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 44, 2011. pp 831-846

Conference Proceedings

  • "Trade Space Exploration Enabled by a Non-Domination Level Coordinate System on the Pareto Frontier" Matthew Daskilewicz and Brian German. 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 2013
  • "Observations on the Topology of Pareto Frontiers with Implications for Design Decision Making" Matthew Daskilewicz and Brian German. 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 2012
  • "Influence of Design Uncertainty on Installed Propulsion System Performance" Matthew Daskilewicz, Nicholas Caldwell, Drew Slobodnjak, and Brian German. 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 2012
  • "Using interactive visualizations to assess aircraft thermal management system modeling approaches" Brian German, Matthew Daskilewicz, and John Doty. 11th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, 2011
  • "Wing Section Thickness and Camber Allocation for Conceptual and Preliminary Aircraft Design" Arvin Shajanian, Timothy Takahashi, Brian German, Matthew Daskilewicz, and Shane Donovan. 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jan. 4-7, 2011
  • "RAVE: A Graphically Driven Framework for Agile Design-Decision Support" Matthew Daskilewicz and Brian German. 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis Optimization Conference, 2010
  • "Robust Design Considerations in the Multi-Objective Problem of Aircraft Conceptual Design" Matthew Daskilewicz, Brian German, Timothy Takahashi, Shane Donovan, and Arvin Shajanian. 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference and 18th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, 2010
  • "An MDO-Inspired Systems Engineering Perspective for the "Wicked" Problem of Aircraft Conceptual Design Brian German and Matthew Daskilewicz. 9th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference (ATIO), 2009
  • "Zero Lift Drag and Drag Divergence Prediction for Finite Wings in Aircraft Conceptual Design" Timothy Takahashi, Brian German, Arvin Shajanian, Matthew Daskilewicz, and Shane Donovan. 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 2010
  • "Aspects of Effective Visualization of Multidimensional Design Spaces" Matthew Daskilewicz and Brian German. 9th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference (ATIO), 2009
  • "A Design Methodology Enabling The Efficient High-Fidelity Design Of Combined Cycle Power Plants" M. A. Prior, I. C. Stults, M. J. Daskilewicz, S. J. Duncan, B. J. German, and D. N. Mavris. Proceedings of Energy Sustainability 2009.

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