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CAPITOL Technology UniversityU.S.A
Dean of Doctoral ProgramsAn internationally recognized leader in aerodynamics research and expert on low-speed flight, Dr. McAndrew has five degrees: a PhD, two master’s degrees and two bachelor’s degrees. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Dr. McAndrew chairs several international conferences and journals and is invited to give keynote speeches all over the world. He started his career in the automotive industry as an engine designer, and has worked at several universities across the globe. Dr. McAndrew is Dean of doctoral programs at Capitol. An external examiner on the world wide stage (UK USA, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Japan, Australia, Greece and Kenya) his experience includes over 80 successful Doctorate successes.Professor Ian R. McAndrew FRAeS is a very highly qualified academic with extensive experiences within industry and internationally recognised researcher with extensive teaching experience at all levels of education. Conference and Journal publication of 70 over 29 years, six books and numerous Keynote presentations around the world. Has supervised 101 students to their doctoral completion in USA, UK, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Kenya and South Africa. Extensive consultancy experience internationally for multi-nations and organisations. Leading a global doctorate program of in excess of 200 students. As the Dean of Doctoral Programs at Capitol Technology University he is responsible for 15 different Doctoral Programs ranging from Cybersecurity, Analytics, Aviation and Technology based.Personal Achievements Ford 1984 European Award – Design for Assembly Ford 1990 European Technology Award – Engineering Innovation in Manufacturing (One awarded annually) in the whole of Europe. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University European Faculty of the Year Award – 2005 and 2008 29 years’ research (with 69 peer reviewed papers) 80+ successful PhD supervision, most as Chair.
FlexTech Chair Paris Saclay UniversityESTIA France
Guy André Boy, Ph.D., is FlexTech Chair Institute Professor at CentraleSupélec (Paris Saclay University) and Chair of ESTIA Science Board, Fellow of the Air and Space Academy and Chair of the Human-Systems Integration Working Group of International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). He was University Professor and Dean, School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art, and HCD Ph.D. & Master’s Programs at the Florida Institute of Technology, as well as a Senior Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC). He was Chief Scientist for Human-Centered Design at NASA Kennedy Space Center. He was the President and Chief Scientist of the European Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Engineering (EURISCO, a research institute of Airbus and Thales).He was group leader at ONERA (the French Aerospace Lab).
Bliss Professor and Head University of IllinoisU.S.A
ACADEMIC POSITIONS Bliss Professor (100%), AE, UIUC, 2011-present NCSA Faculty Associate (0%), UIUC 2008-present Originally from Belgium, Philippe Geubelle got his M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautics at Caltech in 1989 and 1993, respectively. After a year as Postdoctoral Research Associate at Harvard, he joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in January 1995, where he is currently a professor in Aerospace Engineering, with joint appointments in the Departments of Mechnical Science and Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering, and at the Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Engineering. Since 1997, he has been serving on the Science Steering Committee of the DOE-sponsored ASCI Center for the Simulation of Advanced Rockets. He is also serving as Director of the NASA Illinois Space Grant Consortium. His research interests pertain to the theoretical and numerical treatment of complex problems in solid mechanics, and, in particular, of quasi-static and dynamic fracture mechanics, functionally graded materials, multiscale modeling of heterogeneous materials, composite manufacturing processes, failure events in solid propellant rockets and the self-healing composite concept. Other research activities involve computational aeroelasticity and parallel programming.
Timothy Sands completed his PhD at the Naval Postgraduate School and postdoctoral studies at Stanford University and Columbia University. Timothy Sands is a Fellow of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and panelist for both the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. Dr Sands is an International Scholar Laureate of the Golden Key International Honor Society, and a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, and is also an interviewer for undergraduate admissions at Stanford University. He holds one patent in spacecraft attitude control and is recipient of the Theodore von Karman award. Colonel Sands is soon exiting active military service as the Associate Dean of the Naval Postgraduate School’s Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science. Having previously served as a Chief Academic Officer, Dean, and Research Center Director, he is currently the Associate Dean of the Naval Postgraduate School’s Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science. He has published prolifically in archival journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, in addition to keynote and invitational presentations; and holds one patent in spacecraft attitude control. He generally publishes non-government funded research under his continued affiliation with Stanford University or Columbia University, while publishing government funded research under his affiliation with the Naval Postgraduate School.
Airbus Sir George White ChairUniversity of BristolU.K
Following a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering at Queen Mary, London, I worked for 3 years as a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal Aerospace Establishment, Farnborough. Since 1989 I have worked at the Universities of Manchester, Liverpool and Bristol, in their Aerospace Engineering Departments. In almost 30 years of working in academia and research establishments I have led world-leading research in the fields of aeroelasticity and structural dynamics that has focused upon developing technical solutions of relevance to the aerospace industry. Most of my work has been funded by EU and UK Govt schemes that require substantial industrial interaction. There has been a sizeable impact via technology transfer within the European aerospace industry and influencing research directions across academia. To date, I have co-authored 92 journal papers, 282 conference papers, 1 textbook and 7 book chapters. Specialties: Research: Aeroelasticity, Loads, Structural Dynamics, Flight Flutter Testing, Morphing Structures, Optimization. Teaching: Aerostructures, Aeroelasticity, Optimization Awards. FRAeS and FAIAA
EmeritusNASA Goddard Space Flight Center U.S.A
Positions/Employment: 1963 - 1965National Academy Research fellow NASA, NASA 1965 - 2008 Atomic Physics, Astrophysicist Heliophysics Science Division, Civil Service Position, NASA /Goddard Space Flight Center 2008 - Present Emeritus Heliophysics Science Division, NASA /Goddard Space Flight Center PROFESSIONAL SPECIALTY: Atomic Physics, Astrophysicist PUBLICATIONS: Refereed Journals: 274, Proceedings: 15, Book Chapters: 5, Review Articles: 2 REVIEWER: Proposals of NASA, NSF, Goddard, Ohio Supercomputer Center, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. VISITING SCIENTIST: 1.University College London, Cambridge University, 2.Queens University of Belfast, Delhi University SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZER: International Symposium on Atomic and Molecular Physics, Goddard-NASA, 2005AFFILIATIONS: 1.American Physical Society Member, 2.American Astronomical Society (10 years), 3.Life Member: Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Awards: 1.Fellow of American Physical Society, 2.Outstanding Referee of Physical Review, 3.Honorary Plaque of S.C. Sirkar Memorial Lecture, IACS, India, 4.NASA Performace awards (3 times), 5.Merit Award, M.Sc. Delhi University.
IEEE, EUMA MemberNational Aerospace University Ukraine
Vladimir Lukin got Diploma with honor in radio engineering in 1983 from Kharkov Aviation Institute (now National Aerospace University, Kharkov. Ukraine). Since then, he was with Dept of Transmitters, Receivers and Signal Processing (now Dept of Information-Communication Technologies) of this university. He got PhD in DSP for Holographic Imaging in 1988 and Doctor of Technical Science in DSP for Remote Sensing in 2002. Since 2007, he was Professor and, since 2016, Head of Department. In 2016, he was recognized as the best scientist of Kharkov and in 2019 got State Premium of Ukraine for contribution to Science and Technology. He is the author of more than 800 publications. He is Senior IEEE Member, has served as Guest Editor in MDPI Remote Sensing journal and in technical and program committees of many conferences. His research interests include image quality assessment, remote sensing data processing, communications, etc.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityU.S.A
Dr. Llanos received his Ph.D. in astronautical engineering from the University of Southern California in 2012. His research interests include astrophysics, astrodynamics, and bioastronautics, and among his current activities, he supervises the Payload Applied Technology and Operations (PATO) Lab where he is working on various suborbital cancer research payloads, which is a collaboration between Embry-Riddle, the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Llanos supervises the operations in the Suborbital Space Flight Simulator Lab where he is working on the integration of new space vehicles into the National air Space. He is an active member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He received the Award for Artistic Merit from the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research in their 2017 Combustion Art Competition held in Seattle, Washington. Pedro was awarded the McNair Faculty Mentor of the Year in 2016 at Embry- Riddle. Dr. Llanos serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Aerospace Science and Technology, Acta Astronautica, and the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences.
Federal Center for Technological Education of MinasBrazil
Izabela M. Oliveira is a Professor at Federal Center for Technological Education of Minas Gerais, Department of Mathematics, Previously worked as a Professor at Newton Paiva University Center from 2011-2016, and at Pitagoras College from 2006-2016. Skills and expertise in Network Complex Networks, Network Science, Network Theory. Published Research articles are Diversity Analysis of the Brazilian Air Transportation Network, The Multiplex Efficiency Index: unveiling the Brazilian air transportation multiplex network—BATMN.
Team Lead Multiphysics at LiliumGermany
Team Lead MultiphysicsI'm leading the Multiphysics team at Lilium, where we are starting the next mobility revolution by introducing an affordable and flexible vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) concept that satisfies the needs of the future. I'm responsible for the following simulation and development aspects: - Thermal calculation across the aircraft - Ice accretion - Propulsion - Aeroacoustics Rocket Lab: Specialist for Aerospace Systems Dates Employed Sep 2018 – Present Employment Duration 2 yrs 2 mos Auckland, New Zealand Vehicle Analyst & Aerodynamicist Dates Employed Sep 2014 – Aug 2018- 4 yrs Auckland, New Zealand I was part of the team that developed the Electron rocket. I have been heavily involved in the analysis and design of major rocket systems: - Aero and fluid dynamics: External and internal flows, e.g. aerodynamic characterization, ascent heating, cryogenic modelling - Instrumentation: Development of the test flight instrumentation program coupled with sensor development - Separation dynamics - Rocket system modelling and optimization, e.g. propellant system - Thermal management: Avionics and thermal protection systems (TPS) - Launch operations at mission control
Space Debris Engineer at European Space Agency - ESAGermany
Silvia Sanvido graduated in Space Engineering in 2011 from University of Pisa. Her Master Thesis was focused on the development of software for the Lifetime and In-orbit Collision analyses, in the framework of the VEGA Launcher Program. The thesis was developed in cooperation with the European Launch Vehicle (ELV) company. After her Master Degree, she attended a one-year Master Course of specialization in Space Transportation Systems at Sapienza University of Rome. She obtained the Research Master qualification in December 2012, with the thesis title "Development of a preliminary tool package for the Far Range Safety Analysis for the Vega Launcher missions". As for the Master thesis, this project was developed in cooperation with the ELV company. She joined the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid in february 2014 as Early Stage Researcher in the Marie Curie Project AIRUP. Her research was focused on Global stability theory applied to predict the onset of flow unsteadiness for complex flow configurations. The final goal of her Ph.D was to develop a computationally efficient tool able to tackle with large aerodynamic instability problems for industrial applications. In 2017 she joined the Space Debris Office at ESOC/ESA, where her research was focused on machine learning approaches applied to predict break-up condition and possible impact area for uncontrolled atmospheric re-entry. In 2020 she joined LSE Space GmbH as Space Debris Engineer and she is currently working at the Space Debris Office at ESOC/ESA.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityU.S.A
Karim Hardy is an associated professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide. He completed his Ph.D. in Sciences and Engineering of Risk Activities from the “Grandes Ecoles” MinesParisTech. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Safety Engineering, a first Master of Arts in Legal Studies with a concentration in Euro-Mediterranean Security and Defense and a second Master of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in European Studies and International Regulations. He was a research assistant within the Complex Systems Research Lab, Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Business Administration within the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, Haas Business School, at UC Berkeley.
Senior Technical Fellow at Boeing Research & Technology U.S.A
Dr. Gary Georgeson is the Senior Technical Fellow for The Boeing Company in Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) and Measurement. He received a PhD in Materials Science in 1985 from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and has worked for Boeing in Seattle since 1988. As a senior technical executive, Gary oversees teams of scientists, engineers and technicians, who develop technology and methods for evaluating in-process, manufactured, and in-service aerospace structures. Gary is the most prolific inventor in the history of the Boeing Company. He is inventor or co-inventor of over 250 patented inventions (and over 100 patents pending) for manufacturing methods and NDE instruments. Gary has published or presented over 150 technical articles on NDE or materials evaluation and contributed to several books and numerous government reports.University of California, Santa Barbara PhD. Materials Science Grade First in Engineering Class 1979 – 1985 Activities and Societies: Won 'Most Inventive' for Senior Design Project; Tau Beta Pi Engineering Society Member ASME Member PhD in Materials Science; 1985; conducted testing and evaluation of crystals grown in space MS in Mechanical Engineering; 1982; designed, built, and tested advanced crystal deformation fixture BS in Mechanical; 1981; graduated top in ME class
Co-Founder and Chief Engineer at Project AlphaLinkGermany
Alexander Köthe is current-CTO of AlphaLink Engineering GmbH based in Berlin. In 2019, he co-founded the company together with Daniel Cracau to embed his research in an industrial context with the vision to make unmanned aviation as safe as manned aviation. He is also working as a PostDoc at the Department of Flight Mechanics, Flight Control and Aeroelasticity at TU Berlin. In this responsibility, he gives lectures in the modules Fundamentals of Control Engineering and Computer Science. His PhD thesis from 2018 investigates „Flight Mechanics and Flight Control of a Multibody Aircraft – Long Operation in High Altitudes”. Alexander received several awards for his research and entrepreneurial outcomes. In 2019, he received the Claudius Dornier jr. Dissertation Award and the German Aviation Innovation Award. Further, in the Airbus Challenge of the 2020 INNOspace Masters, AlphaLink and the TU Berlin received the third place for the meanwhile patented compound aircraft technology. He serves as deputy head of the Flight Control Department of the German Aerospace Association (DGLR) and is also a member of the Technical Committee of the European Conference on Guidance, Navigation and Control (EuroGNC).
Kyungpook National UniversitySouth Korea
Dr. Kyuman Lee is an Professor in the Department of Robot and Smart System Engineering at Kyungpook National University and the Director of the Aerial Robotics Research Facility. He is an aerospace and robotics engineer. His research interests include autonomous flight, robot perception, sensor fusion, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), and navigation and control.
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Master's degree in space and astronautical engineering at Sapienza University of Rome.
George Washington UniversityU.S.A
Sabrina Ussery is an experienced Systems Engineering professional who excels at translating stakeholder needs into clear, verifiable requirements, leading cross functional teams, and motivating those around her to succeed. She seeks pleasure in sharing her successes with others and aims to bring her colleagues "up by their bootstraps", encouraging them to grow and learn in their professional and academic careers.
University of AlcalaSpain
Aerospace Engineer specialized in Space Design Misssions and Quality Assurance. Currently working as a Consultant in Management Solutions. Entrepreneur. COO & Co-founder of Pandoras education
Lead eCF Aerodynamic Design, Hanon SystemsGermany
Currently I am working as a Lead eCF Aerodynamic Design Hanon Systems Bad Homburg GmbH since Jul 2019. From May 2012 - Jun 2019 as a Senior Engineer Aerodynamics BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering Gmbh. From Feb 2012 - Apr 2012 as a Guest Researcher / ROMAC Lab University of Virginia. From Sep 2007 - Jan 2012 as a Research assistant / full-time doctoral candidate University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Chair of Fluid Mechanics LSTM. From Oct 2005 - Sep 2007 I am a Doctoral student at TU-Dresden
Aerospace Engineer Leiden, South HollandNetherlands
Product Assurance and Safety Engineer for Copernicus Program European Space Agency - ESA Full-time Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands Materials and Processes Engineer ESA / ESTEC Netherlands Engineering Office (Advanced Project and Bids division) Aviospace (EADS Astrium company) Turin (Italy) University of Rome Tor Vergata Doctor of Philosophy - PhD, Production Engineering 2016 – 2020 3D printed magnetic materials for space applications Polytechnic of Turin Master's degree, Aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical engineering 2004 – 2010
Doctoral Researcher at Rolls Royce Deutschland Ltd Germany
Doctoral Researcher Rolls Royce Deutschland Ltd Full-time Aug 2020 – Present Germany - Investigation of Effects of Shock Boundary Layer Interaction with High Loading And Strong Adverse Pressure Gradients in a Transonic Compressor PHD Student Istanbul Technical University 2020 – Aug 2020 Istanbul, Turkey Aeronautical Engineering - Turbomachinery Aerodynamics, Performance of Gas Turbines Assistant Manager, Performance & Aerodynamic Design Kale R&D Istanbul Province Generation of Performance Deck for the Kale Turbojet Engine including iterative approach by feeding component aero design outputs into performance deck calculations and vice versa. Conceptual design and creation of performance decks for future engine projects including frequent and effective liaising with the customer with regard to Project Requirements Performance Engineer Rolls-Royce-Kale Arge JV Bristol, United Kingdom Technical Team Lead Kale R&D Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul Technical University Doctor of Philosophy - PhDField Of StudyAerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Experienced Researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, Negotiation, Matlab, Customer Service, and Engineering. Strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy - PhD focused in Engineering from Cranfield University. Accomplishments Mosab has 12 organizations, Cranfield Islamic Society Cranfield Student Association IEEE Kuwait Society of Engineering Google Developer Apple Developer ISABE AIAA IEEE Computer Society IMarEST Royal Aeronautical Society Unity Developer, Mosab has 6 languages, Arabic English Hebrew Maltese Turkish Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928) Mosab has 2 Publications, Economic and environmental viability assessment of NASA’s turboelectric distribution propulsion Turboelectric Uncertainty Quantification and Error Estimation in Numerical Modelling, Mosab has 1 Course
Politecnico di Milano Milan, Lombardy Italy
PhD candidate at Politecnico di Milano and researcher at the Space Economy Observatory. Field of study: New Space Economy and Systems Engineering. Graduated with honours in Management Engineering at @PoliMi. Strongly interested in technological and business innovation. Pro-active fast-learner with a creative and curious mind. Colleagues describe me as hard-worker, able to transmit his commitment to the team and to build a fruitful working environment. Strong social and civic responsibility: actively engaged in helping people with difficulties. Excellent communication, public speaking and networking skills acquired during heterogeneous experiences such as Student Representative, President of HSA - School of Management Politecnico di Milano student association, and work.
Amsterdam University Netherlands
Dr. Catya ZunigaAssociate Professor Aviation Managementholds a PhD (PhD Program: Industrial Computing. Advanced Production Techniques) in Department: Telecommunication and System Engineering by the Autonomous University of Barcelona and completed postdoctoral studies at the French Civil Aviation (ENAC) School. She has worked for the last few years as a professor for Spanish, French and Mexican universities; currently as an Associate Professor at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences//Centre for Applied Research on Education/Research Group for Aviation. Zuniga’s main research has been focused on strategic and pre-tactical air traffic management and airport management. She has participated in European, Spanish and Mexican projects, such as STREAM (Strategic Trajectory Deconfliction to Enable a Seamless Aircraft Conflict Management); ATLANTIDA (New technologies applied to UAV’s for research and ATM development); a CICYT Spanish program (Discrete Event Simulation Platform to improve the flexible coordination of land/air side operations in the Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA) at a commercial airport); and, more recently, in a three-year project: Logistic Analysis of Air Traffic Operations in Mexico.