Adam D’Silva

Aerospace Engineer

Mr. D’Silva is an aerospace engineer. He has vast experiences in Siemens NX, MATLAB, LabVIEW and Advanced Aircraft Analysis (AAA). As an undergraduate student, Mr. D’Silva led an engine design team that took second place in the 2013 AIAA/International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) engine design competition. During his master’s degree, he was part of the graduate aircraft design team that took second place in the 2014 AIAA aircraft design competition. Mr. D’Silva’s master’s thesis was on the investigation on entropy signature of objects using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and wind tunnel testing.

Professional Preparation

  • University of Kansas, Aerospace Engineering: B.S., 2013
  • University of Kansas, Aerospace Engineering: M.S., 2017

Publications

  • W.A. Anemaat, D.M. van Dommelen, A. D’Silva, P.B. Sargent, “Comparison of Methods to Predict Aerodynamic Center Shift Due to Bodies”, to be presented at 31st Congress of International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, September 09-14, 2018.

  • A. D’Silva, A. Chakrabarti, K. Homsrivaranon, S. Gupta, “DASH 10k: A High-Performance Turbofan Engine for a High Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Air Vehicle”, presented at the ASME TurboExpo Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, Texas, June 5, 2013.