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Pines, Darryll J.

Pines, Darryll J.

President, University of Maryland College Park
Glenn L. Martin Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center
1101 Main Administration Building


  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley ( Mechanical Engineering)
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)


  • Pratt & Whitney Space Propulsion, San Jose, CA. Space and Strategic Program Office (June 2000 to September 2002), Project Engineer (July 1999 to June 2000)


Institutional Services

  • Director of GEM for College of Engineering
  • Director of Sloan Program for the College
  • Member of Junior Faculty Teaching Award Committee
  • Member of Senior Faculty Teaching Award Committee

Professional Services

  • Reviewer for: Journal of Aircraft, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Journal of the American Helicopter Society.

Research in smart structures, structural dynamics and control; guidance, navigation, and control of aerospace vehicles

Chapters in Books

  • J. Schultz* and D. Pines, (2005) “Stability of a Spacecraft with Flexible Booms During a Shallow Aeroassist”, J SPACECRAFT ROCKETS, 2005 vol. 42 no. 2, pages 277-286.
  • L. Salvino, and D.J. Pines, Chapter 8: “Structural Health Monitoring Using Hilbert Phase”, to be submitted, Hilbert-Huang Transform: Introduction and Applications, Edited by Norden E. Huang and Samuel S.P. Shen, CRC Press. PUBLISHED in 2005
  • S. Sheikh and D. Pines (2006), Chapter 7: X-ray Pulsar Navigation, Navigation Options for Planetary Exploration. PUBLISHED in 2005

Journal Articles

  • Sheikh SI, Pines DJ, Ray PS, et al. Spacecraft navigation using x-ray pulsars Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 29 (1): 49-63 Jan-Feb 2006.
  • D. J. Pines and P.D. Samuel, (2005) “A review of vibration-based techniques for helicopter transmission diagnostics”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 282, Issues 1-2, 6 April 2005, Pages 475-508.
  • C.K. Wakha; D.J. Pines; A. Dasgupta, “Dual-Stiffness Sensor for Damage Detection, Localization, and Prognostics”, AIAA Journal, vol. 43 no. 8, 1663-1674.
  • S. Asiri, A. Baz, and D. Pines, “Periodic Struts for Gearbox Support Systems”, Journal of Vibration & Control, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 709-721, 2005.
  • Ma, J. and Pines, D. (2003), “Detecting Damage in a Building Structure Model Under Seismic Excitation Using Dereverberated Wave Mechanics”, ENG Structures 25 (3): 385-396, Feb. 2003.
  • Bohorquez, F., Samuel, P., Sirohi, J., Rudd, L. and Pines, D. “Design, analysis and hover performance of a rotary wing micro air vehicle”, Journal of the American Helicopter Society 48 (2): 80-90 Apr, 2003.
  • Richards, D. and Pines D., “Passive Reduction of Gear Mesh Vibrations Using a Periodic Drive Shaft”, Journal of Sound and Vibration264 (2): 317-342, July 2003.
  • Blondeau, J., Richeson, J. and Pines, D., “A Variable Aspect Ratio Wing Using an Inflatable Telescopic Spar”, AIAA Adaptive Structures, April, 2003, Norfolk, VA.

Conference Proceedings

  • Conroy, J., Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Development of a Real-Time LabView Testbed for Implementation of Planetary Gear Diagnostic Algorithms”, 59th Annual AHS Forum, May, 2003, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Samuel, P.D. and Pines, D., “Helicopter Transmission Diagnostics using Constrained Adaptive Lifting, 59th Annual AHS Forum, May 2003, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Pines, D. (Invited), “Smart Sensors for Health Monitoring”, ICESS03, July 2003, Corfu Greece.
  • Blondeau, J. and Pines, D., “Wind Tunnel Testing of a Morphing Variable Aspect Ratio Wing”, 2nd AIAA “Unmanned Unlimited” Systems, Technologies and Operations – Aerospace, Land, and Sea Conference and Workshop & Exhibit, 15-18 September 2003, San Diego, CA.
  • Bohorquez, F. and Pines, D., “Hover Performance of Rotor Blades at Low Re for Rotary Wing MAVs, an Experimental Study”, AUVSI Conference, July 2003, Baltimore, MD
  • Wakha, C.K., Majid, M., Dasgupta, A. and Pines, D., “A Multifunctional Stress/Strain Sensor for Health Prognostics of Structures”, 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 15-17 September 2003, Stanford, CA.
  • Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Planetary Gearbox Diagnostics Using Constrained Adaptive Lifting”, 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 15-17 September 2003, Stanford, CA.
  • Bohorquez, F. and Pines, D., “Fundamental Limitations of MAV Rotary Wing Hover Performance,” 2nd AIAA “Unmanned Unlimited”, Systems, Technologies, and Operations – Aerospace, Land, and Sea Conference and Workshop & Exhibit, 15-18 September 2003, San Diego, CA.
  • Bohorquez, F., Rankins, F., Baeder, J. and Pines, D., “Hover Performance of Rotor Blades at Low Re for Rotary Wing MAVs, an Experimental and CFD Study”, AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 23-26 2003, Orlando, FL.
  • Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Adaptive Signal Representations for Helicopter Transmission Diagnostics,” 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 12-14, 2001, Stanford, California.
  • Ma, J. and Pines, D., “A comparison of modal and wave-based damage detection approaches for one-dimensional structures”, 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September, 12-14, 2001, Stanford, California.
  • Pines, D. and Salvino, L., “Health Monitoring of Structures Using Empirical Mode Decomposition and Phase Dereverberation”, Mechanics and Materials Conference, June 26-29, 2001.
  • Pines, D., “Ongoing Research and Development in the U.S. on Structural Health Monitoring,” 7th International Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Passive Energy Dissipation and Active Control of vibrations of Structures, October 2-5, 2001.
  • Bohorquez, F. Pines, D., “Feasibility of Adaptive MAVs’, 12th Annual International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, October 12-14, 2001.
  • Purekar, A. and Pines, D.J., “Interrogation of Beam and Plate Structures Using Phased Array Concepts,” 12th Annual International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, October 12-14, 2001.
  • Richard, D. and Pines, D., “Passive Reduction of Gearbox Vibration Using a Periodic Driveshaft,” American Helicopter Society 57th Annual Forum, Virginia Beach, Virginia, May 9-11, 2001.
  • Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Planetary Gearbox Diagnostics Using Adaptive Vibration Signal Representations”, American Helicopter Society 57th Annual Forum, Virginia beach, Virginia, May 9-11, 2001.
  • Schultz, J. and Pines, D., “Feasibility of Atmospheric Penetration to Control Right Ascension”, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, June 2001, Greenbelt, Maryland.
  • Liu, D. and Pines, D., “Static Effects of Tooth Crack on a Spur Gear Pair”, International Conference on Mechanical Transmissions (ICMT), April 4-7, 2001, China.
  • Hood, A. and Pines D., “Feasibility of a Phased Acoustic Array for Health Monitoring of Gears,” Paper No., 8th Annual SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, March 4-8, 2001, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Liu, L. and Pines D., “The Effect of Ring Gear Flexibility on Planetary Geartrain Dynamics”, International Conference on Mechanical Transmissions (ICMT), April 4-7, 2001, China.
  • Ma, J. and Pines, D., “Detecting Damage in a Building Structural Model Under Seismic Excitation”, Paper No., 8th Annual SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, March 4-8, 2001, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Purekar, A. and Pines, D., “Near Field Effects of Damage,” Paper No., 8th Annual SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, March 4-8, 2001, Newport Beach, CA.

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Meet Dean Darryll Pines

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Kothari hosts 30th Graduation Anniversary dinner at home

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Pines and Sheikh receive 2006 Burka award

2006 Burka Award presented to Dr. Pines and Dr. Sheikh

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Aerospace's New Chairperson - Dr. Darryll J. Pines

Dr. Darryll J. Pines is Aerospace's new Chair

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Institute of Physics (IOP)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

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