Professor Alonso's work is focused on research and development of new high-fidelity, multidisciplinary methods and techniques for the analysis and design of complex aerospace systems. He is interested in the development of these methods and their use in realistic test cases. Past and current research includes transonic, supersonic, and hypersonic vehicles, rotorcraft, turbomachinery, and launch vehicles. Specific current interests include advanced methods for design, multi-fidelity optimization, environmentally-friendly aircraft, uncertainty quantification and robust design, and system-level challenges for NextGen.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Professional Education

  • BS, MIT, Aeronautics & Astronautics (1991)