Michael "Miki" Amitay

Director, Center for Flow Physics and Control & James L. Decker ’45 Endowed Chair Professor in Aerospace Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in developing active flow control techniques with applications in aeronautical and mechanical systems

Active and Passive Flow Control Experimental Aerodynamics Aeronautical Systems Active Flow Control Techniques 3-D Flow Physics

Farhan Gandhi

Director, Center for Mobility with Vertical Lift (MOVE) & Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. '33 Endowed Chair, Aerospace Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

One of the world’s foremost experts on reconfigurable vertical lift with extensive work on rotor span, chord, twist and airfoil morphing

High-speed VTOL aircraft Reconfigurable vertical lift Exploitation of control redundancy on VTOL aircraft Smart material and structures, morphing aero-structures Multi-rotor VTOL and electric VTOL aircraft