Topical Advisory Panel

Members

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Via Eudossiana 18, I-00184 Rome, Italy
Interests: rarefied gas dynamics; experimental and numerical activity on jets, micro flows, flows through porous media; Monte Carlo simulations; stability analysis of shear flows; flows with separation; global stability; experimental analysis of aeroacoustics of propellers and jets; analysis of multiphase flows
Department of Flight preparation, Technical University of Kosice, Rampova 7, 041 21 Košice, Slovakia
Interests: transport; aeronautics education; flight training; aviation engineering; decision-making processes; safety and security; impacts of aviation activities on the environment and health; interdisciplinary research on environmental aspects and public health, human performance, criminology in air transport
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School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Building 83, Cranfield University, Cranfield MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: guidance navigation and control of Space Systems (GNC); orbit and attitude control systems (AOCS); spacecraft formation flying; autonomous rendezvous and docking; visual navigation; space robotics; mission design; spacecraft design; space systems engineering; launchers dynamics and control; GNC for planetary rovers; autonomous space systems
DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: advanced spacecraft design; spacecraft subsystems development; assembly, integration and verification strategies
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Dr. László Könözsy
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Centre for Computational Engineering Sciences, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Cranfield MK43 0AL, Bedfordshire, UK
Interests: computational fluid dynamics (CFD); flight physics; vehicle aerodynamics; on-road vehicle dynamics; renewable energy
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Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: automotive aerodynamics; bluff body aerodynamics; supersonic aerodynamics; flow control device development; plasma flow physics
Aerospace Sciences Division, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
Interests: fluid–structure interaction; unsteady aerodynamics; vortex particle methods; flapping flight; dynamic stall
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Prof. Dr. Petter Krus
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Department of Management and Engineering (IEI), Linköping University, SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden
Interests: fluid power; aeronautics; simulation; optimization; engineering design
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Aerospaziali, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: hybrid rocket propulsion; propellants; space propulsion; metal fuels
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Prof. Dr. Ronald Hanson
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, York University, Toronto, ON 4700, Canada
Interests: aerodynamics; wind tunnel testing; boundary layers; flow control; aeroacoustics
Prof. Dr. Paul Bates
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School of Commerce, University of Southern Queensland, Darling Heights, QLD 4350, Australia
Interests: aviation and logistics; aviation education and training
School of Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, 00138 Roma, Italy
Interests: attitude control; spacecraft dynamics and control; nonlinear control
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School of Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, 00138 Roma, Italy
Interests: space systems design; guidance, navigation and control; space robotics; attitude determination and control; orbit determination; formation flying; space vehicle rendezvous
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Interests: fluid mechanics; atmopsheric science; high performance computing
Department of Aerospace Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088, USA
Interests: orbital mechanics, astrodynamics and spacecraft GNC; spacecraft trajectory optimization; orbit determination using GPS; spacecraft navigation and control for asteroid exploration; rendezvous, proximity operations and docking of spacecraft; aircraft flight control; spacecraft attitude determination and control
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Space and Terrestrial Robotic Exploration (SpaceTREx) Laboratory, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: space robotics; spacecraft swarms; extreme environment exploration; neural networks; evolutionary computation; fuel cell power supplies; planetary rovers; spacecraft trajectory design; on-orbit servicing; docking; In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU)
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Via del Politecnico n.1, 00133 Roma, Italy
Interests: experimental measurements of thermophysical properties of liquids, nanofluids, solids, porous media, such as soils, foods, foams, graphene… by thermal probe, dual probe and laser flash methods; heat transfer; fluid-dynamics; theoretical models
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Department of Aerospace Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, University of Beira Interior, 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: 4D trajectory optimization, guidance and control; nonlinear filtering; statistical machine learning in aerospace systems; chaotic systems
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Laboratory of Technology & Strength of Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, School of Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Interests: technology of aerospace materials and processes with emphasis in polymers and composites; life cycle assesment (LCA) and life cycle costing (LCC) modelling of composite materials manufacturing and joining processes; sustainability and recycling of composites; thermoplastics processing; adhesive bonding of polymers and composite materials; multifunctional and self healing composite materials
Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering, Division of Engineering Science, School of Engineering and Material Science, Queen Mary, University of London, 327 Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: dynamics and control of electric aircraft; aerospace vehicles; robotics; UAVs & energy systems
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Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Lothstraße 34, 80335 München, Germany
Interests: fault detection and isolation; robust control; flight control; wind turbine control
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Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University, Via della Vasca Navale, 79, 00144 Roma, Italy
Interests: aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, flight dynamics, aeroacoustics of rotorcraft; structural characterization and shape sensing; electric aircraft/rotocraft
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Via Claudio, 21, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: aircraft design; flight mechanics; flight tests; aircraft performance; numerical and experimental aerodynamic; multidisciplinary optimization
Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico Tech, Weir Hall, Room 208, Socorro, NM 87801, USA
Interests: drones (UAV/MAV/NAV/PAV): fixed wings, flapping wings, tilt-rotor/wing drones, morphing drones, space and marine drones
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via del Politecnico, 1 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: shape memory alloys; sensor and actuators; light-weight alloys; materials characterization; mechanical testing; welding; plastic deformation; porous materials; metal matrix composites; metal foams; aluminum alloys
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Department of Fundamentals of Machinery Design, Silesian University of Technology, Stanislawa Konarskiego 18A, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: aircraft design; UAVs; aircraft structures; KBE; electric propulsion; composite structures; modelling and simulation; multidisciplinary design optimization; model-based design; simulation-based engineering; transdisciplinary engineering; fuel cells; energy systems; design methodologies; design and optimization
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Department of Aerospace System, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117411, Singapore
Interests: unmanned systems; vision-based navigation; UAV with artificial intelligence; aerospace systems; applied aerodynamics
Dr. Essam Abo-Serie
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School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: topology optimisation in designing heat exchangers in manufacturing processes and practical applications; CDF
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KADA, Aerospace Design-Airworthiness Institute, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 05029, Republic of Korea
Interests: design optimization; MDO; urban air mobility UAM; autonomous flight UAV; digital twin; aerodynamic design and analysis; multicopter and drones; flight simulation
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, New Territories, Hong Kong
Interests: surrogate modeling; aircraft design and mission analysis; air transportation; data-enhanced modeling; variable-fidelity analysis; multidisciplinary design and optimization; computational modeling for complex systems; machine learning and data analytics
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