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Chris L. Pettit

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:B.S., M.S. (UCLA), M.S., Ph.D. (John Hopkins), P.E.

Professor Pettit is currently an associate professor at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.  His research interests involve nonlinear dynamical systems, stochastic phenomena, system identification, uncertainty quantification, fluid-structure interaction, design optimization and experimental techniques which have applications in structural dynamics, wind engineering, aeroelasticity of buildings, bridges and air vehicles, seismic wave propagation, near-ground atmospheric sound propagation and battlefield sensor performance forecasts.

Graduate Students at Carleton University

Philippe Bisaillon
Ph.D. (In Prog.) with A. Sarkar and D. Poirel
M.A.Sc. (In Prog.) Nonlinear Aeroelastic Modeling of a Flexible Wing and Comparison with Experiments (with Prof. A. Sarkar and D. Poirel)
Brandon Robinson
M.A.Sc. (In Prog.) with Prof. A. Sarkar
Rimple Sandhu
Ph.D. (In Prog.) with A. Sarkar and D. Poirel
Sandip Chajjed
M.A.Sc. (2016) Probabilistic Prediction of Coalescence Flutter Using Measurements: application to the flutter margin method (with A. Sarkar and D. Poirel)