Dr. Willem A.J. Anemaat

President

Dr. Willem A. J. Anemaat is president and co-founder of Design, Analysis and Research Corporation (DARcorporation), an aeronautical engineering and prototype development company. DARcorporation specializes in airplane design and engineering consulting services, wind and water tunnel testing and design and testing of wind energy devices. Dr. Anemaat is the software architect for “Advanced Aircraft Analysis (AAA).” Dr. Anemaat has been actively involved with more than 350 airplane design projects and has run many subsonic wind tunnel tests for clients. Dr. Anemaat has more than 25 publications in the field of airplane design and analysis. Dr. Anemaat is the recipient of the SAE 2010 Forest R. McFarland Award, member of the AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee, an AIAA Associate Fellow and an associate editor for the AIAA Journal of Aircraft. Dr. Anemaat holds an M.S.A.E. degree from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from The University of Kansas.

Dr. Anemaat also teaches for the University of Kansas Continuing Education Short Course Program.

“Available Courses”

Professional Preparation

  • The University of Kansas, Aerospace Engineering: Ph.D., 2007
  • Delft University of Technology, Aerospace Engineering: M.S., 1987

Appointments & Awards

  • Chair of The University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering Advisory Board, 2016-2018

  • Chair of AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee, 2016-2017

  • Vice Chair of AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee, 2015-2016

  • Associate Editor of AIAA Journal of Aircraft, responsible for aircraft design papers

  • Member of AIAA Journal of Aircraft Editorial Advisory Board, 2004-2009

  • Member of AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee since 2004
  • Chair of SAE Wichita Aviation Technology Conference and Exposition 2008 Technical Program

  • AIAA Associate Fellow
  • Recipient of the SAE 2010 Forest R. McFarland Award
  • Patent: 20070034001 – Wind gauges and wind gauge kits with J. N. Hutson and J. Montgomery
  • NASA SBIR Phase I and Phase II Principal Investigator for development of a user friendly PC-based aircraft design system, 1994-1997

Publications

  • B. Basgall, W. Liu, T. Cassady, W.A. Anemaat, “Aircraft Design Weight Methods Comparison and Improvement”, to be presented at 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, Florida, January 6-10, 2020

  • D. Darrah, J. Eppler, W. Liu, W.A. Anemaat, “Electric Ducted Fan Design and Testing for High Performance UAV Integration”, to be presented at 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, Florida, January 6-10, 2020

  • W.A. Anemaat, D. de Vries, W. Liu, “Propeller Design Framework using Open Source Tools”, to be presented at 2019 Asian Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Australia, December 4-6, 2019

  • W.A. Anemaat, D. de Vries, B. Basgall, W. Liu, V. Ahuja, R. Hartfield, “Comparison of Aerodynamic Design Tools for Distributed Propulsion Aircraft”, to be presented at 2019 Asian Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Australia, December 4-6, 2019

  • D.M. van Dommelen, A. D’Silva, W.A. Anemaat, “Comparison of Methods to Predict Aerodynamic Center Shift due to Bodies”, AIAA-2019-3569, presented at 2019 AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition, Dallas, Texas, June 17-21, 2019.

  • M. Yang, D.M. van Dommelen, W. Liu, J. Eppler, D. Darrah, W.A. Anemaat, “UAV Rotor Acoustic Analysis and Optimization”, ID#3083922, AIAA 2019-2547, presented at 25th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference (Aeroacoustics 2019), Delft, The Netherlands, May 20-24, 2019.

  • M. Yang, D. Darrah, J. Eppler, W. Liu, W.A. Anemaat, “Small UAV Acoustic Design, Analysis and Testing”, AIAA-2019-1073, presented at 2019 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, California, January 9, 2019.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Basgall, W. Liu, D.M. van Dommelen, “High Efficiency 3-surface Hybrid Single Aisle Commercial Transport Aircraft Design”, AIAA-2019-0556, presented at 2019 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, CA, January 8, 2019.

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

  • W.A. Anemaat, D.M. van Dommelen, S. Johnson, P.B. Sargent, W. Liu, “Comparison of Aerodynamic Analysis Tools for Rotorcraft in Hover”, AIAA-2018-2069, presented at the 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Kissimmee, Florida, January 8-12, 2018.

  • W.A. Anemaat, “UAV Propeller Design and How Necessary It Is for Your UAV Performance”, presented at AUVSI Xponential 2017, Dallas, Texas, 8-11 May 2017.

  • D.M. van Dommelen, S. Johnson, W. Liu, W.A. Anemaat, M. Gritsch, “Aircraft Design Method for Weight, Volume and Cost of Electric Motors”, paper number: 92, presented at the 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress (AIAC17), Melbourne, 26-28 February 2017.

  • M. Gritsch, W.A. Anemaat, S. Johnson, W. Liu, “Rapid Weight Sizing Methodology for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Quadcopter)”, paper number: 83, presented at the 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress (AIAC17), Melbourne, February 26-28, 2017.

  • W.A. Anemaat, A. Karwas, W. Liu, S. Johnson, “Dorsal Fin Design Method: A Low Cost Aerodynamic Solution to Prevent Loss-of-Control”, AIAA-2017-0694, presented at the 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, January 9-13, 2017, Grapevine, Texas.

  • W.A. Anemaat, M. Shuurman, W. Liu, A. Karwas, “Aerodynamic Design, Analysis and Testing of Propellers for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, AIAA-2017-0721, presented at the 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, January 9-13, 2017, Grapevine, Texas.

  • W.A. Anemaat, W. Liu, M. Yang, R. Hale, “Design, Build and Fly: Basler BT-67 with External Antenna Fairings”, AIAA-2016-4062, presented at the 16th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, AIAA AVIATION 2016, June 13-17, 2016, Washington, D.C.

  • R. Oliver, J. Rutherford, W.A. Anemaat, “Hexplane Technology: Three Wing, Six Tilt-Propulsion Units, VTOL Aircraft”, Oral Presentation, presented at the 16th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, AIAA AVIATION 2016, June 13-17, 2016, Washington, D.C.

  • D.M. van Dommelen, J.D. Carroll, W.A. Anemaat, “Semi-Empirical Propeller Power Effects in Airplane Preliminary Design”, presented at the 7th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT), Queensland, Australia, November 26, 2015.

  • W.A. Anemaat, “Smart Aircraft Modeler for Aircraft Conceptual Design”, the 5th Symposium on Collaboration in Aircraft Design (SCAD), Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS), Technical Committee Aircraft Design (TCAD), Research Section, Naples, Italy, October 13, 2015.

  • W. Liu, W.A. Anemaat, “Airplane Component Weight Estimation Method Development”, presented at the 16th Australian International Aerospace Congress (AIAC16), Melbourne, Australia, February 23, 2015.

  • W.A. Anemaat, “AAA and CPACS Coupling”, the 4th Symposium on Collaboration in Aircraft Design (SCAD), Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS), Technical Committee Aircraft Design (TCAD), Research Section, Toulouse, France, November 27, 2014.

  • A. Rizzi, P. Meng, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; B. Nagel, D. Boehnke, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany; W.A.J. Anemaat, J. Carroll, Design, Analysis and Research Corporation (DARcorporation), USA, “Collaborative Aircraft Design using AAA and CEASIOM linked by CPACS Namespace”, presented at CAES European Air & Space Conference 2013, Linkoping, Sweden, September 16-19, 2013.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik, J. Carroll, J. Jeffery, “Software Tool Development to Improve the Airplane Preliminary Design Process”, ISPE paper 33.00, presented at the 20th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering at RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, September 2-6, 2013.

  • W. Liu, W.A. Anemaat, “A Refined Method for Wing Weight Estimation and A New Method for Wing Center of Gravity Estimation”, AIAA 2013-4371, presented at the 2013 Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC), Los Angeles, California, August 12-14, 2013.

  • W.A. Anemaat, W. Liu, B. Kaushik, M. Yang, M. Brown, R. Hale, “Design, Build and Fly: NASA Lockheed P3 Orion with External Antenna Fairings”, AIAA-2013-0019, presented at the 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 7-10, 2013, Grapevine, Texas.

  • R. Oliver, W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik, J. Carroll, B. McCormick, “The Hexplane: A scalable Air Vehicle Concept for Breakthrough Performance in Speed and VTOL”, AIAA-2013-1089, presented at the 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 7-10, 2013, Grapevine, Texas.

  • B. Kaushik, W.A. Anemaat, “Design Methods for an Unconventional Split Wing Aircraft Configuration”, ICAS Paper 2012-1.3.1, presented at the 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS 2012), September 23-28, Brisbane, Australia.

  • B.Kaushik, W.A. Anemaat, “Methods to Scale Subsonic Wind Tunnel Derivatives”, AIAA-2012-3228 presented at the 30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 25-28, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • W. Liu, B. Kaushik, W.A. Anemaat; “Weight Investigation of a Novel Split-Wing Airplane Layout” AIAA Paper 2012-1995, presented at 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • M. Brown, B. Kaushik, W.A. Anemaat; “Planform Load Distribution Mapping for Straight Tapered Wings with Linear Twist” AIAA-2012-0396, presented at the 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Jan. 9-12, 2012, Nashville, Tennessee.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik and K. Po; “A Method to Predict Deep Stall.” AIAA Paper 2011 3005, presented at 41st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 27-30, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • W.A. Anemaat and B. Kaushik; “Geometry Design Assistant for Airplane Preliminary Design.” AIAA-2011-162 presented at the 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, January 4-7, 2011, Orlando, Florida.

  • W.A. Anemaat (2010). Conceptual Airplane Design Systems, in Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, R. Blockley and W. Shyy (eds). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp 4155-4177.

  • W.A. Anemaat, K. Po and B. Kaushik; “Aircraft Performance Prediction: Comparison of Classical Handbook Methods to Detailed Time Integration Computer-Aided Methods.” SAE Paper 2008-01-2253 presented at the SAE Wichita Aviation Technology Congress and Exhibition, August 19-21, 2008, Wichita, Kansas and published in SAE International Journal of Aerospace. 1(1): 630-635, 2008.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik and K. Po; “A Method to Predict Deep Stall in Preliminary Design.” SAE Oral Paper 08WATC-0065 presented at the SAE Wichita Aviation Technology Congress and Exhibition, August 19-21, 2008, Wichita, Kansas.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik, R.D. Hale and N. Ramabadran; “AAARaven: Knowledge-Based Aircraft Conceptual and Preliminary Design.” AIAA-2007-2291, presented at the 48th AIAA / ASME / ASCE / AHS / ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, 2007, Hawaii.

  • W.A. Anemaat and B. Kaushik; “Minimize Center of Gravity Range in Airplane Preliminary Design Using Advanced Aircraft Analysis.” SAE Oral Paper 2006-01-2400 presented at the SAE General Aviation Technology Conference and Exposition, August 29-30, 2006, Wichita, Kansas.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik and K. Wiedenmann; “Preliminary Design of a Tandem Seater Light Sport Airplane.” SAE Paper 2006-01-2394 presented at the SAE General Aviation Technology Conference & Exposition, August 29-30, 2006 Wichita, Kansas, and published in 2006 SAE Transactions.

  • W.A. Anemaat, B. Kaushik, R.D. Hale and N. Ramabadran; “A Knowledge-Based Design Framework for Aircraft Conceptual and Preliminary Design.” SAE Paper 2006-01-2403 presented at the General Aviation Technology Conference & Exhibition, August 29-30, 2006, Wichita, Kansas and published in 2006 SAE Transactions.

  • J. Pegram and W. A. Anemaat; “Preliminary Estimation of Airplane Moments of Inertia using CAD Solid Modeling.” SAE Paper 2000-01-1700 presented at the SAE General Aviation Technology Conference and Exposition, May 9-11, 2000, Wichita, Kansas.

  • W.A. Anemaat; “AGDA: Airplane Geometry Design Assistant.” SAE Paper 985508 presented at the 1998 World Aviation Congress, September 28-30, 1998, Anaheim, California.

  • W.A. Anemaat, K. Schueler and C.T. Kofford; “General Aviation Airplane Design Tools for PC’s.” SAE Paper 971473, presented at the SAE General, Corporate & Regional Aviation Meeting & Exposition, April 1997, Wichita, Kansas.

  • J. Locke, K. Schueler, W.A. Anemaat; “General Aviation Preliminary Structural Design in a Personal Computer Environment.” SAE Paper 971501, presented at the SAE General, Corporate & Regional Aviation Meeting & Exposition, April 1997, Wichita, Kansas.

  • P.C. Greco Jr., W.A. Anemaat, C. Hardin and K. Zimmerman; “Effect of Wing Sweep Direction on Suckdown For a Hovering STOVL Model.” AIAA Paper 97-2315 presented at the AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 23-25, 1997, Atlanta, Georgia.

  • J. Roskam and W.A. Anemaat; “Undergraduate Flight Dynamics Education in a PC Software Environment.” AIAA-97-3572, presented at the 1997 GNC, AFM, and MST Conference and Exhibit, August 1997, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • W.A. Anemaat and K. Schueler; “Airplane Configuration Layout Design Using Object-Oriented Methods.” AIAA-1997-5510, presented at the AIAA and SAE World Aviation Congress, October 13-16, 1997, Anaheim, California.

  • W. A. Anemaat and K. Schueler; “Airplane Configuration Layout Design Using Object-Oriented Methods.” SAE Paper 975510 presented at the 1997 World Aviation Congress, October 14-16, 1997, Anaheim, California.

  • J. Roskam and W.A. Anemaat; “General Aviation Aircraft Design Methodology in a PC Environment.” SAE Paper 965520, presented at the 1996 World Aviation Congress, October 21-24, 1996, Los Angeles, California.

  • W.A. Anemaat; “G.A.-CAD, A Personal Computer Aided Design System for General Aviation Aircraft Configurations.” SAE Paper 951158, presented at the SAE General, Corporate & Regional Aviation Meeting & Exposition, May 1995, Wichita, Kansas.

  • J. Roskam and W.A. Anemaat; “An Easy Way to Analyze Longitudinal and Lateral-Directional Trim Problems with AEO or OEI.” SAE Paper 941143 presented at the SAE Aerospace Atlantic Meeting, April 1994, Dayton Ohio.

  • J. Roskam, S. Malaek, W.A. Anemaat and D. Gerren; “Advanced Aircraft Analysis: A User Friendly Approach to Preliminary Design and Analysis.” Presented at the AIAA Techfest XVI November 2-4, 1989.

  • J. Roskam, S.M. Malaek and W.A. Anemaat; “AAA (Advanced Aircraft Analysis) : A User-friendly Approach to Preliminary Aircraft Design,” ICAS-90-2.10.2, ICAS, Sept. 1990.

  • J. Roskam, S. Malaek and W.A. Anemaat; “AAA (Advanced Aircraft Analysis): A User-Friendly Approach to Preliminary Aircraft Design.”, ICAS-90-2.10.2, presented at the 17th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS 1990), Stockholm,, Sweden, September 9-14, 1990

  • W.A. Anemaat, T. Kofford, K. Schueler, S. Smith, J. Locke, J. Roskam; “A Personal Computer Aided Design System for General Aviation Aircraft Configurations.” DARcorporation, Report DAR94-013, NASA SBIR 93-1 Phase I Research Study. Contract No. NAS1-20172.

  • W. A. Anemaat; “Computer Aided Performance Prediction for Airplane Design Version 2.00.” June 1986, Report LR-488, Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

Patents

  • 20070034001 – Wind gauges and wind gauge kits Dr. Willem Anemaat, John N. Hutson and Joshua Montgomery

  • US10293935B2 – Flying vehicle retractable wing hinge and truss Dr. Willem Anemaat, Samuel Hall Bousfield, Robert N. Roberts and Matthew A. Brown