Nikita Kozak

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: Stanford University
  • Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Gianluca Iaccarino
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2020

Publications

3. Kozak N, Xu F, Rajanna MR, Bravo L, Murugan M, Ghoshal A, Bazilevs Y, Hsu M-C. (2020). Optimizing Gas Turbine Performance Using the Surrogate Management Framework and High-Fidelity Flow Modeling. Energies. DOI: 10.3390/en13174283.

2. Kozak N, Xu F, Rajanna MR, Bravo L, Murugan M, Ghoshal A, Bazilevs Y, Hsu M-C. (2020). High-Fidelity Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of Adaptive Gas Turbine Stator-Rotor Flow Interaction at Off-Design Conditions. Journal of Mechanics, 1-12. DOI:10.1017/jmech.2020.28.


1. Kozak, N., Bravo L, Murugan M, Ghoshal A, Khine Y, Bazilevs Y, Hsu M-C. (2019). Computational Finite Element Analysis of Adaptive Gas Turbine Stator-Rotor Flow Interactions for Future Vertical Lift Propulsion. 2019 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum. DOI: 10.2514/6.2019-4176.

Awards

NATIONAL HONORS
Knight-Hennessey Scholar
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient (not accepted)
Barry. G. Goldwater Scholar
1st Place, 2019 Army Research Laboratory Research Symposium (220+ Researchers)
1st Place, 2019 Army Computational and Information Science Research Symposium (20+ Researchers)
1st Place, 2019 IINSPIRE LSAMP Research Conference (8+ selected researchers)
1st Place, 2018 Army Research Laboratory Research Symposium (230+ researchers)
1st Place, 2018 US Army Vehicle Technology Research Symposium (30+ Researchers)
Presenter, 2020 National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University
Presenter, 2019 AIAA Energy and Propulsion Forum
Honorable Mention, 2019 Posters on the Hill

ADDITIONAL HONORS
Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award, Iowa State Univ.
Student Marshall - College of Engineering, Iowa State Univ.
Rhodes Scholar Nominee, Iowa State Univ.
Cardinal Leadership Scholar, Iowa State Univ.
Academic Recognition Scholar, Iowa State Univ.
James Krist Volunteer Scholar, Iowa State Univ.
Presenter, 2018 Research in the Capital