Charles A. Mader

Adjunct Assistant Research Scientist

Location

François-Xavier Bagnoud Aerospace Building 1320 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2140

Primary Website

http://mdolab.engin.umich.edu/user/charles-mader

Education

University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

PhD Aerospace Science and Engineering ‘12
M.A.Sc Aerospace Science and Engineering ‘07

Dalhousie University

B. Eng. Mechanical Engineering ‘05

Research Interests

Professional Service

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Engineers Nova Scotia

Biography

Dr. Mader is a Research Investigator at the University of Michigan, where he has been a member of the Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Laboratory in various capacities for over a decade. His research has focused on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization technologies, including the development of conceptual design MDO tools, extending the scope of High-fidelity MDO problems to include stability and control characteristics, mission analysis and engine performance. He has also worked extensively with adjoint methods and automatic differentiation.

POSITIONS HELD AT U-M

Post-doctoral Research Fellow – 2014-2015
Research Investigator – 2015 – present

Awards