Matthew Clarke

Matthew Clarke
Matthew Clarke he/him/his
  • Assistant Professor

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  • Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2022, Thesis title: "Towards a Regional and Urban Air Mobility Future: The Development of Computational Approaches for Quantifying Trade-offs in Electric Aircraft Design", Thesis advisor: Juan Alonso
  • M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2018
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 2016

Professional Registrations

  • Vertical Flight Society (VFS), Professional Member
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Professional Member
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Professional Member

Research Interests

  • Applied Aerodynamics, Sustainable Aviation, Electric Aircraft Propulsion, Aeroacoustics, Aircraft Noise

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Other Honors

  • Forbes 30 Under 30 Science List (Fall 2023)

Recent Courses Taught

  • AE 416 - Applied Aerodynamics
  • AE 419 - Aircraft Flight Mechanics
  • AE 597 MC - Independent Study