Books
  1. Shyy, W., Aono, H., Kang, C. and Liu, H. An Introduction To Flapping Wing Aerodynamics, Cambridge University Press, 2013

Journals

  1. Bluman, J., and Kang, C., "Wing-wake interaction destabilizes hover equilibrium of a flapping insect-scale wing," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol 12, 2017, pp. 046004
  2. Kodali, D., and Kang, C., "An Analytical Model and Scaling of Chordwise Flexible Flapping Wings in Forward Flight", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol 12, 2016, pp. 016006
  3. Shyy, W., Kang, C., Pakpong, C., Sridhar, R., Liu, H., "Aerodynamics, Sensing and Control of Insect-Scale Flapping-Wing Flight", Proceedings of Royal Society A, Vol. 472, 2016, pp. 20150712
  4. Sridhar, M and Kang, C., "Aerodynamic Performance of Two-dimensional, Chordwise Flexible Flapping Wings at Fruit Fly Scale in Hover Flight," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol 10, 2015, pp. 036007
  5. Kang, C., and Shyy, W., “Analytical model for instantaneous lift and shape deformation of an insect-scale flapping wing in hover,” Journal of Royal Society InterfaceVol 11, 2014, pp. 20140933     [preproof version pdf]
  6. Vandenheede, R., Bernal, L. P. B., Morrison, C., Gogulapati, A., Friedmann, P. P., Kang, C., and Shyy, W., "Experimental and Computational Study on Flapping Wings with Bio-Inspired Hover Kinematics," AIAA Journal, Vol. 52, Nr. 5, pp. 1047 - 1058, 2014
  7. Kang, C. and Shyy, W., Scaling law and enhancement of lift generation of an insect-size hovering flexible wing,” Journal of Royal Society Interface, Vol. 10 no. 85, 2013 [pdf]
  8. Kang, C., Aono, H., Baik, Y.S., Bernal, L.P., and Shyy, W., “Fluid Dynamics of Pitching and Plunging Flat Plate at Intermediate Reynolds Numbers," AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 315-329, 2013
  9. Kang, C., Aono, H., Cesnik, C.E.S., and Shyy, W., “Effects of Flexibility on the Aerodynamic Performance of Flapping Wings,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 689, pp. 32 - 74, 2011; An earlier version was also presented in the 6th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, 27 - 30 June 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii, Orlando, Florida, Paper No. 2011-3121 [pdf]
  10. Trizila, P., Kang, C., Aono, H., Visbal, M., and Shyy, W., "Low-Reynolds-Number Aerodynamics of a Flapping Rigid Flat Plate," AIAA Journal, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 806 - 823, 2011 [pdf]
  11. Shyy, W., Aono, H., Chimakurthi, S, Trizila, P., Kang, C., Cesnik, C., and Liu, H., "Recent Progress in Flapping Wing Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity," Progress in Aerospace Sciences, Vol. 48, Nr. 7, pp. 284-327, 2010 [pdf]
  12. Ol, M., Bernal, L., Kang, C., and Shyy, W., "Shallow and Deep Dynamic Stall for Flapping Low Reynolds Number Airfoils", Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 46, Nr. 5, pp. 883-901, 2009 [pdf]
  13. Shyy, W., Trizila, P., Kang, C., Aono, H., "Can Tip Vortices Enhance Lift of a Flapping Wing?," AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, pp. 289-293, 2009 [pdf]

Conference Proceedings and Presentations    

  1. Bluman, J. E., Shtessel, Y., and Kang, C., "Sliding Mode Control of a Biomimetic Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle in Hover," AIAA 2017-1633, AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Grapevine, Texas, January 9 - 13, 2017
  2. Benson, K.L., Landrum, D.B., and Kang, C., "Monarch Madness: A Cross-curricular Approach to Elementary STEM Education," AIAA 2017-0515, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, January 9 - 13, 2017
  3. Salmon, J. L., Bluman, J. E., and Kang, C., "Quasi-steady versus Navier-Stokes Solutions of Flapping Wing  Aerodynamics," AIAA 2017-0329, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, January 9 - 13, 2017
  4. Kodali, D., Kang, C., and Aono, H. " An Analytical Aeroelastic Model of Spanwise Flexible Flapping Wings in Forward Flight," AIAA 2017-0331, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, January 9 - 13, 2017
  5. Bluman, J. E.Kang, C., Landrum, D.B., Fahimi, F.,and Mesmer, B., "Marsbee-Can a Bee Fly on Mars?," AIAA 2017-0328, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, January 9 - 13, 2017
  6. Kang, C., Sridhar, M.K.Landrum, D.B., Nakamura, Y., and Aono, H., "Effects of Altitude on the Flight Performance of Monarch Butterflies," AIAA 2017-0093, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, January 9 - 13, 2017
  7. Sridhar, M.K., Kang, C., and Landrum, D.B., " Instantaneous Lift and Motion Characteristics of Butterflies in Free Flight," AIAA 2016-3252, AIAA AVIATION, Washington, D.C., June 13 - 17, 2016
  8. Bluman, J. E. and Kang, C., "Balancing the Efficiency and Stability of the Coupled Dynamics and Aerodynamics of a Flapping Flyer," AIAA 2016-4009, AIAA AVIATION, Washington, D.C., June 13 - 17, 2016
  9. Bluman, J. E., Sridhar, M. K., and Kang, C., " The Influence of Wing Flexibility on the Longitudinal Dynamics of a Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle in Hover," AIAA 2016-0470, 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, San Diego, California, January 4 - 8, 2016
  10. Kodali, D. and Kang, C., " Analytical Aerodynamic Model of Chordwise Flexible Flapping Wings in Forward Flight," AIAA 2016-1064, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, California, January 4 - 8, 2016
  11. Cranford, J., Kang, C., Landrum, D.B., and Slegers, N., "Experimental Characterization of Butterfly in Climbing Flight," AIAA 2015-2328, AIAA AVIATION, Dallas, Texas, June 22 - 26, 2015
  12. Sridhar, M. K. and Kang, C., " Aerodynamic Performance of  Flexible Flapping Wings at Bumblebee Scale in Hover Flight," AIAA 2015-0254, 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, January 5 - 9, 2015
  13. Shyy, W. and Kang, C., "Time-Accurate Estimate of Flexible Flapping Wing Aerodynamics," Invited Presentation, 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, Massachusetts, July 6 - 11, 2014
  14. Sridhar, M. K. and Kang, C., "Effects of Flexible Wings in Hover Flight at Fruit Fly Scale," AIAA 2014-2311, 44th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16 - 20, 2014
  15. Kang, C., and Shyy, W., “A Quasi-Steady Model for the Lift on a Hovering Flexible Wing,” AIAA 2014-1114, 52nd Aerospace Science Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, January 13 - 17, 2014
  16. Kang, C., and Shyy, W., “Modeling of Instantaneous Passive Pitch of Flexible Flapping Wings,” AIAA-2013-2469, 43rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Diego, California, June 24 - 27, 2013
  17. Vandenheede, R., Bernal, L. P. B., Morrison, C., Gogulapati, A., Friedmann, P. P., Kang, C., and Shyy, W., "Comparison of Experiments on Bio-inspired Hover Kinematics with the Unsteady Vortex Model and CFD,", AIAA-2013-0066, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, January 7 - 10, 2013
  18. Kang, C., and Shyy, W., " Passive Wing Rotation in Flexible Flapping Wing Aerodynamics," AIAA-2012-2763, 30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 25 - 28, 2012
  19. Kang, C., and Shyy, W., "Effects of Flexibility on the Aerodynamics of a Hovering Flexible Airfoil at Reynolds Number of 100 to 1000," AIAA-2012-1206, 50th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, January 9 - 12, 2012
  20. Kang, C., Aono, H., and Shyy, W., “Scaling in Flexible Flapping Wings,” American Physical Society, 64th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Baltimore, Maryland, November 19 - 22, 2011
  21. Kang, C., Aono, H., Cesnik, C.E.S., and Shyy, W., "Effects of Flexibility on the Aerodynamic Performance of FlappingWings," AIAA-2011-3121, 6th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 27-30, 2011
  22. Su, W., Kang, C., and Cesnik, C.E.S., "Nonlinear Aeroelastic Analysis of Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicles with a Surrogate Aerodynamic Model," International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics 2011, Paris, France, Jun. 26–30, 2011
  23. Kang, C., Aono, H., Cesnik, C.E.S., and Shyy, W., "A Scaling Parameter for Thrust Generation of Flapping Flexible Wings," AIAA-2011-1313, 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 4 - 7 January 2011
  24. Aono, H., Kang, C., Cesnik, C.E.S., and Shyy, W., "A Numerical Framework for Isotropic and Anisotropic Flexible FlappingWing Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity," AIAA-2010-5082, 28th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 28-1, 2010
  25. Trizila, P., Kang, C., Aono, H., Visbal, M., and Shyy, W., "Fluid Physics and Surrogate Modeling of a Low Reynolds Number Flapping Rigid Flat Plate," AIAA 2010-5081, 28th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 28 June - 1 July 2010
  26. Kang, C., Aono, H., Trizila, P., Baik, Y., Rausch, J.M., Bernal, L., Ol, M.V., and Shyy, W., "Modeling of Pitching and Plunging Airfoils of Reynolds Number between 1 × 104 and 6 × 104", AIAA-2009-4100, 27th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, San Antonio, Texas, June 22-25, 2009
  27. Kang, C., Baik, Y., Bernal, L., Ol, M.V., and Shyy, W., "Fluid Dynamics of Pitching and Plunging Airfoils of Reynolds Number between 1×104 and 6×104", AIAA-2009-536, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jan. 5-8, 2009
  28. Trizila, P., Kang, C., Visbal, M., and Shyy, W., "A Surrogate Model Approach in 2-D Versus 3-D Flapping Wing Aerodynamic Analysis", AIAA-2008-5914, 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, September, 2008
  29. Trizila, P., Kang, C., Visbal, M., and Shyy, W., "Unsteady Fluid Physics and Surrogate Modeling of Low Reynolds Number, Flapping Airfoils", AIAA-2008-3821, 38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, Washington, June 2008
  30. Saric, W., Reed, H., Kang, C., Gladden, R., Gabet, P., and Clevenger, D., "Supersonic Laminar Flow Control on Swept Wings Using Distributed Roughness Experiments,” American Physical Society, 54th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, California, November 18 - 20, 2001

Professional Presentations
  1. UAH AIAA Student Chapter, Huntsville, AL, Feb. 3, 2016
  2. CFDRC, Huntsville, AL, Aug 30, 2013
  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, Apr 1, 2013
  4. Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, Feb 21, 2013 
  5. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea, Dec 22, 2011