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David Hall

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

dkh5498@psu.edu

814-863-0043

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science; Mathematics, Duke University, 2008
  • MS, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010
  • Ph D, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015

Publications

Journal Articles

  • David K Hall, Edward M. Greitzer, Alejandra Uranga, Mark Drela and Shishir Pandya, 2022, "Inlet Flow Distortion in an Advanced Civil Transport Boundary Layer Ingesting Engine Installation", Journal of Turbomachinery, 144, (10), pp. 101002-1-11
  • David K. Hall, Edward M. Greitzer and Choon S. Tan, 2022, "Mitigation of BLI Circumferential Distortion Using Non-Axisymmetric Fan Exit Guide Vanes", Journal of Turbomachinery
  • Durgesh Chandel, John D. Reband, David K. Hall, Thanatheepan Balachandran, Jianqiao Xiao, Kiruba S. Haran and Edward M. Greitzer, 2022, "Fan and Motor Co-optimization for a Distributed Electric Aircraft Propulsion System", IEEE Transactions on Transport Electrification
  • Dalton P. Decerio and David K. Hall, 2022, "Benefits of Parallel Hybrid Electric Propulsion for Transport Aircraft", IEEE Transactions on Transport Electrification
  • John S. Langford and David K. Hall, 2020, "Electrified Aircraft Propulsion", The Bridge, 50, (2), pp. 21-27
  • Alejandra Uranga, Mark Drela, David K. Hall and Edward M. Greitzer, 2018, "Analysis of the Aerodynamic Benefit from Boundary Layer Ingestion for Transport Aircraft", AIAA Journal, 56, (11), pp. 4271-4281
  • Jeff J. Defoe, Majed Etemadi and David K. Hall, 2018, "Fan Performance Scaling With Inlet Distortions", Journal of Turbomachinery, 140, (7), pp. 071009-1-11
  • Alejandra Uranga, Mark Drela, Edward M. Greitzer, David K. Hall, Neil A. Titchener, Michael K. Lieu, Nina M. Siu, C├ęcile Casses, Arthur C. Huang, Gregory M. Gatlin and Judith A. Hannon, 2017, "Boundary Layer Ingestion Benefit of the D8 Transport Aircraft", AIAA Journal, 55, (11), pp. 3693-3708
  • David K. Hall, Arthur C. Huang, Alejandra Uranga, Edward M. Greitzer, Mark Drela and Sho Sato, 2017, "Boundary Layer Ingestion Propulsion Benefit for Transport Aircraft", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 33, (5), pp. 1118-1129
  • David K. Hall, Edward M. Greitzer and Choon S. Tan, 2017, "Analysis of Fan Stage Conceptual Design Attributes for Boundary Layer Ingestion", Journal of Turbomachinery, 139, (7), pp. 071012-1-10

Conference Proceedings

  • David K. Hall, Edward Greitzer and Choon Tan, 2022, "Mitigation of BLI Circumferential Distortion Using Non-Axisymmetric Fan Exit Guide Vanes", ASME Turbo Expo 2022, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 13
  • Andrew Scott White, Elias Waddington, Jason M. Merret, Phillip J. Ansell, M. Greitzer and David K. Hall, 2022, "System-level Utilization of Low-grade, MW-scale Thermal Loads for Electric Aircraft", AIAA AVIATION Forum 2022, Chicago, Illinois, pp. 16
  • David K. Hall, Edward M. Greitzer, Alejdandra Uranga, Mark Drela and Shishir A. Pandya, 2021, "Inlet Flow Distortion in an Advanced Civil Transport Boundary Layer Ingesting Engine Installation", ASME Turbo Expo 2021, Virtual, pp. 14
  • David K. Hall and Michael K. Lieu, 2021, "Propulsor Models for Computational Analysis of Aircraft Aerodynamic Performance with Boundary Layer Ingestion", AIAA SciTech 2021 Forum, Virtual, pp. 18
  • David K. Hall, Michael Lieu and Mark Drela, 2019, "Aerodynamic Performance Accounting for Ultra-Integrated Air Vehicle Configurations", AIAA SciTech 2017 Forum, San Diego, California, pp. 15
  • Aidan P. Dowdle, David K. Hall and Jeffrey H. Lang, 2018, "Electric Propulsion Architecture Assessment via Signomial Programming", 2018 AIAA/IEEE Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium, Cincinnati, Ohio, pp. 23
  • David K. Hall, Aidan P. Dowdle, Jonas J. Gonzalez, Lauren Trollinger and William Thalheimer, 2018, "Assessment of a Boundary Layer Ingesting Turboelectric Aircraft Configuration using Signomial Programming", 2018 Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 16
  • Michael Kruger, Saakar Byahut, Alejandra Uranga, Aidan Dowdle, Jonas Gonzalez and David K. Hall, 2018, "Electrified Aircraft Trade-Space Exploration", 2018 Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 22
  • David K. Hall, Edward M. Greitzer and Choon S. Tan, 2016, "Analysis of Fan Stage Design Attributes for Boundary Layer Ingestion", ASME Turbo Expo 2016, Seoul, Korea, pp. 14
  • Jeff J. Defoe and David K. Hall, 2016, "Fan Performance Scaling with Inlet Distortions", ASME Turbo Expo 2016, Seoul, Korea, pp. 12
  • David K. Hall, Edward M. Greitzer and Choon S. Tan, 2012, "Performance Limits of Axial Compressor Stages", ASME Turbo Expo 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 11
  • Sho Sato, Pritesh C. Mody, David Hall, Elena de la Rosa Blanco and James I. Hileman, 2011, "Assessment of Propulsion System Configuration and Fuel Composition on Hybrid Wing Body Fuel Efficiency", 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, pp. 17
  • Pritesh C. Mody, Sho , David K. Hall, Elena de la Rosa Blanco, James I. Hileman and Ed Wen, 2010, "Conceptual Design of an N+3 Hybrid Wing Body Subsonic Transport", 28th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, pp. 16
  • Durgesh Chandel, Edward M. Greitzer, David K. Hall, John Reband, Thanatheepan Balachandran and Kiruba Haran, , "Conceptual Design of Distributed Electrified Boundary Layer Ingesting Propulsors for the CHEETA Aircraft Concept", AIAA/IEEE Electric Aircraft Technology Symposium 2021, Virtual, pp. 16

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Technical Program Chair, AIAA/IEEE EATS Organizing Committee, October 2020 - August 2021
 


 

About

The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement. Our undergraduate program is ranked 15th and our graduate programs are ranked 15th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while one in 25 holders of a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering in the U.S. earned it from Penn State. Our students are consistently among the most highly recruited by industry, government, and graduate schools nationwide.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduates emerge as broadly educated, technically sound aerospace engineers who will become future leaders in a critical industry

Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569