Publications

My work was published in several journal and conference papers. You can find a list of these publications below, along with the papers that are currently under review. I keep my Google Scholar profile up to date, which also contains the list of published work.

Journal Papers

[J8] Anil Yildirim, Joshua L. Anibal, Kevin E. Jacobson, Bret K. Stanford, Justin S. Gray, Charles A. Mader, Joaquim R. R. A. Martins, and Graeme J. Kennedy. MPhys: A modular multiphysics simulation package using the OpenMDAO framework. (In preparation)

[J7] Gustavo L. O. Halila, Anil Yildirim, Charles A. Mader, Krzysztof J. Fidkowski, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Numerical solution of a flow stability-based smooth RANS transition model in an approximate Newton–Krylov solver. AIAA Journal, 2020. (Submitted)

[J6] Anil Yildirim, Justin S. Gray, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Boundary layer ingestion benefit for the STARC-ABL concept. Journal of Aircraft, 2020. (Submitted)

[J5] Anil Yildirim, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. A surface mesh deformation method near component intersections for high-fidelity design optimization. Engineering with Computers, 2021. doi:10.1007/s00366-020-01247-w (Note: This paper submission was accepted without revisions.)

[J4] Charles A. Mader, Gaetan K. W. Kenway, Anil Yildirim, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. ADflow—An open source computational fluid dynamics solver for aerodynamic and multidisciplinary optimization. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, 17 (9), 508-527, September 2020. doi:10.2514/1.I010796

[J3] Benjamin J. Brelje, Joshua L. Anibal, Anil Yildirim, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Flexible formulation of spatial integration constraints in aerodynamic shape optimization. AIAA Journal, 58 (6), 2571-2580, June 2020. doi:10.2514/1.J058366

[J2] Anil Yildirim, Gaetan K. W. Kenway, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. A Jacobian-free approximate Newton–Krylov startup strategy for RANS simulations. Journal of Computational Physics, 397:108741, November 2019. ISSN 0021-9991. doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2019.06.018 (Note: This is my most impactful contribution. You can find more details here.)

[J1] Xiaolong He, Jichao Li, Charles A. Mader, Anil Yildirim, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Robust aerodynamic shape optimization—from a circle to an airfoil. Aerospace Science and Technology, 87:48–61, April 2019. doi:10.1016/j.ast.2019.01.051


Conference Papers

[C7] Anil Yildirim, Justin S. Gray, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Coupled aeropropulsive design optimization of a podded electric propulsor. AIAA AVIATION Forum, 2021. doi:10.2514/6.2021-3032 (Note: This paper was selected as the best student paper in MDO.)

[C6] Bernardo Pacini, Anil Yildirim, Behdad Davoudi, Joaquim R. R. A. Martins, and Karthik Duraisamy. Towards efficient aerodynamic and aeroacoustic optimization for urban air mobility vehicle design. AIAA AVIATION Forum, 2021. doi:10.2514/6.2021-3026

[C5] Anil Yildirim, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Accelerating parallel CFD codes on modern vector processors using blockettes. Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference, 2021. doi:10.1145/3468267.3470615

[C4] Anil Yildirim, Justin S. Gray, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Performance analysis of optimized STARC-ABL designs across the entire mission profile AIAA SciTech Forum, 2021. doi:10.2514/6.2021-0891 Presentation recording: https://youtu.be/PFkjwTUgraU

[C3] Yingqian Liao, Anil Yildirim, Joaquim R. R. A. Martins, and Yin Lu Young. Hydrodynamic optimization of a T-foil. SNAME Maritime Convention, Virtual Event, 2020. URL: https://onepetro.org/SNAMESMC/proceedings/SMC20/1-SMC20/D013S002R002/447883

[C2] Anil Yildirim, Justin S. Gray, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Aeropropulsive design optimization of a boundary layer ingestion system. AIAA AVIATION Forum, Dallas, TX, June 2019. doi:10.2514/6.2019-3455 (Note: This paper was selected as the best student paper in MDO.)

[C1] Benjamin J. Brelje, Joshua L. Anibal, Anil Yildirim, Charles A. Mader, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins. Flexible formulation of spatial integration constraints in aerodynamic shape optimization. In 57th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, January 2019. doi:10.2514/6.2019-2355