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Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Kontis

Mechan Chair of Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, James Watt Building South, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
Interests: aerodynamic technologies; flow and flight control systems; shock physics; aerospace design and optimization; flow diagnostics

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Mário M. G. Costa

IDMEC, Mechanical Engineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: conventional and alternative fuels; particulate and aerosol formation and abatement; heterogeneous processes; advances in diagnostic methods in combustion; gas turbines; small- and large-scale stationary combustion and power generation; new concepts
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Aerospace Sciences and Technologies in Europe
Dr. Rafic Ajaj

Lecturer in Aerospace Structures, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Tizard Building (B13), Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Interests: morphing aircraft; aircraft design; adaptive/smart structures; aircraft structures; UAVs; acoustic fatigue
Contribution: Special Issue: Adaptive/Smart Structures and Multifunctional Materials with Application to Morphing Aircraft
Special Issue: Adaptive/Smart Structures and Multifunctional Materials 2016
Dr. David Anderson

Aerospace Sciences Research Division, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Interests: autonomous systems, multi-agent & multi-resolution simulation, nonlinear control, operational analysis and flight dynamics & control
Contribution: Special Issue: Unmanned Aerial Systems 2015
Topical Collection: Unmanned Aerial Systems
Dr. Paul Bruce

Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: high-speed aerodynamics; unsteady compressible flow; experimental methods; transonic/supersonic flow control; experiment/computation comparison
Prof. Dr. Luís M.B.C. Campos

Center for Aeronautical and Space Science and Technology (CCTAE), IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisboa Codex, Portugal
Interests: aeroacoustics; magnetohydrodynamics; flight dynamics and performance; solar-terrestrial and stellar astrophysics; special functions and differintegration operators
Contribution: Special Issue: Recent Advances in Aeroacoustics
Dr. Erinc Erdem

School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
Interests: aerothermal analysis; turbomachinery; modelling and simulation; ground testing; measurement techniques; propulsion
Dr. Shijun Guo

Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering, Cranfield University, Bedford, MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: composite structures; multidisciplinary design optimization; aeroelasticity; flapping wing MAV; composite structural health monitoring
Prof. Dr. Mool C. Gupta

NSF I/UCRC Laser Center, University of Virginia, National Institute of Aerospace, 100 Exploration Way, Suite 214, Hampton, VA 23666-6147, USA
Interests: High power laser applications; solar energy; energy harvesting; optical sensors; photonics; optics
Priv. Doz. Dr.-Ing. Georg Herdrich

Head Plasma Wind Tunnels and Electric Propulsion, Space Transportation, Institute of Space Systems (IRS), University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 29, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: aerothermodynamics (modeling, experiment, in-flight investigation); aerothermochemistry (modeling, experiment, in-flight investigation); electric space propulsion; advanced space propuldion; energy systems for space; technology transfer
Dr. Gustaaf (Guus) Jacobs

Department of Aerospace Engineering, MC1306 San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA, 92182, USA
Interests: high-speed flow, particle-laden flow, flow separation, flow control, computational physics, higher-order flow solvers, discontinuous Galerkin methods
Prof. Dr. Sen Liu

China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Mianyang, 621000, Sichuan, China
Interests: wind tunnel testing; hypersonic aerothermodynamics; hypervelocity impact dynamics; ground testing; numerical simulation
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Löhle

Institute of Space Systems (IRS), University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 29, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics; high heat flux measurement methods; optical diagnostics
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Diagnostics for High Enthalpy Flows
Dr. Raffaello Mariani

ONERA, F1 Wind Tunnel, Centre du Fauga-Mauzac, 31410, Mauzac, France
Interests: wind tunnel testing; incompressible and compressible experimental aerodynamics; shock/vortex interaction; shock waves; compressible vortex flow
Contribution: Special Issue: Innovations in Wind Tunnel Testing
Prof. Dr. Dimitri Mavris

S.P. Langley NIA Distinguished Regents Professor, Director of the Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0150, USA
Interests: multi-disciplinary design optimization; multi-disciplinary analysis; probabilistic design; aircraft design; propulsion design; rotorcraft; systems engineering; systems of systems and technology assessments
Prof. Dr. Moji Moatamedi

Department of Technology, Narvik University College, Narvik, Norway
Interests: multiphysics; fluid structure interaction; computational modelling; composite materials; aerospace structures; aerospace business and management
Prof. Dr. Andrew J. Neely

School of Engineering & Information Technology, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Northcott Drive, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
Interests: high speed aerodynamics; hypersonic aerothermodynamics and propulsion; thermal-structural interactions; gas turbines; fluidic thrust control
Prof. Dr. Ning Qin

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Mappin Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: aerodynamic simulation; design and optimisation; computational fluid dynamics development and applications; flow control technologies
Prof. Dr. Robert Spall

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Utah State University UMC 4130, Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-4130, USA
Interests: computational fluid dynamics, vortex dynamics
Prof. Dr. Ephraim Suhir

1Department of Mechanics and Materials, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
2 ERS Co., 727 Alvina Ct., Los Altos, CA 94024, USA
Interests: applied mathematics, applied mechanics, probabilistic methods in reliability engineering, technical diagnostics; composite and smart materials and systems; shock and vibrations analyses and testing; thermal stress analysis; human-in-the-loop; aerospace missions success and safety
Contribution: Special Issue: Are the Today’s Practices for Reliability Assurance of Aerospace Electronic and Photonic Products (AEPP) Adequate?
Prof. Dr. Urbano Tancredi

Department for Technologies, University of Naples 'Parthenope', Centro Direzionale, Isola C4, 80143 Napoli, Italy
Interests: guidance navigation and control; air traffic management; aerospace systems
Prof. Dr. Norman M. Wereley

Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, 3179J Martin Hall, College Park, MD 20742 USA
Interests: smart materials and structures; actuators; sensors; dampers; energy absorbers; pneumatic artificial muscles; control systems; applications to aircraft, ground vehicles, and robotic systems
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Magnetorheological Fluids, Devices, and Integrated Adaptive Systems
Prof. Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan

Samuel P. Langley Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Interests: smart sensors; nano-structured sensors and transducers; non-contact transducers; wireless sensors; energy harvesting; signal and image processing techniques; structural health monitoring/management; integrated vehicle health management; piezoelectric devices
Dr. Hossein Zare-Behtash

Aerospace Sciences Division, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
Interests: Fluid-Structure Interactions, Flow and Flight Control, Advanced Flow Diagnostics, Shock-Vortex Interactions, Non-planar wing planforms, Compressible Flows, Unsteady Aerodynamics, Wind Tunnel Testing
Contribution: Special Issue: Recent Advances in SWBLI Research
Special Issue: Fluid-Structure Interactions
Prof. Dr. Yang Zhang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: combustion and flow diagnostics; high altitude reignition; gas turbine combustion and high temperature wall heat transfer
Contribution: Special Issue: Aviation Alternative Fuels and Energies
Prof. Dr. Xiang Zhang

Faculty of Engineering and Computing, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: aircraft structural integrity; durability; damage tolerance; numerical modelling of material and structural failure behaviour; life prediction methods; metallic; fibre reinforced composites; experiments
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