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Section Board for 'Aerospace Science and Engineering' (16)

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Prof. Dr. Aouni A. Lakis
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: aeroelasticity; health monitoring; finite element; vibrations; dynamics
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Bernardini
Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University, Via della Vasca Navale, 79, 00144 Roma, Italy
Interests: unsteady aerodynamics; structural dynamics; aeroelasticity; aeroacoustics; controls; multidisciplinary optimization
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Dr. Francesco Cadini
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Via La Masa 1, 20156 Milano, Italy
Interests: quantitative treatment of uncertainties for risk assessment and mitigation in mechanical, aerospace and structural systems
Prof. Dr. Wei Huang
College of Aerospace Science and Engineering, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, Hunan, China
Interests: wind turbines; vortex; hypersonics; drag; vorticity; numerical simulation; flow; aerodynamics; aircraft; drag reduction
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Prof. Dr. Marwan Al-Haik
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA
Interests: composite materials; nanomaterials; additive mnaufacturing; blast tolerant materials; radiation damage mitigation; thermal barrier coatings; high energy radiation detection; synthesis and characterization of lanthanides nanoparticles for gamma ray scintillators; synthesis of nanoparticles and WS2 nanofibers via plasma torch; synthesis of graphitic structures by design; processing of nanotube/polymer composites; magnetic annealing of engineering materials; residual stress development in super alloys; durability of polymeric composites; nanoindentation of thin films; nano impact and nano fatigue testing of thin films; thermomechanical analysis of polymers; light and electron microscopy and mechanical testing
Prof. Dr. Gabriel Hugh Elkaim
Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Interests: embedded systems; robust software architectures for real-time reactive systems; sensor fusion; guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) system identification; robust and advanced control schemes; feedback and control systems; robotics; unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs); cooperative control
Prof. Dr. Kozo Fujii
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Department of Information and Computer Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: fluid dynamics; aerospace engineering; computational mechanics
Prof. Dr. Eunho Kim
Division of Mechanical System Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonbuk 54896, Korea
Interests: composite materials; impact/damage/residual strength of composite structure; structural health monitoring; nondestructive evaluation; vibration; mechanical metamaterials smart structures; structural
Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Mattei
Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", 81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: flight control; guidance and navigation; unmanned aerial vehicles; modelling and control of plasmas in tokamaks
Prof. Dr. Jérôme Morio
ONERA/DTIS, Université de Toulouse, 31000 Toulouse, France
Interests: safety engineering; uncertainty management in complex aerospace systems (reliability, sensitivity analysis, surrogate modeling, etc.)
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Dr. Rosario Pecora
Industrial Engineering Dept.– Aerospace Division, University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples, Italy
Interests: smart structures; smart aircraft technologies; morphing structures; structural dynamics; vibration control; dynamic aeroelasticity; non-linear dynamics; mechanics and experimental dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Jochen Schein
Institut für Plasmatechnik und Mathematik, Bundeswehr University Munich, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany
Interests: electric propulsion; plasma physics; advanced diagnostics and modeling of plasma systems
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Prof. Dr. Corin Segal
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: combustion; fluid diagnostics; fluid mechanics; aircraft design
Prof. Dr. Yusuke Takahashi
Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Interests: atmospheric reentry; high-enthalpy flows; computational fluid dynamics
Dr. Stefano Valvano
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Kore University of Enna, 94100 Enna, Italy
Interests: computational mechanics; composites; acoustics; smart materials; thermal analysis; optimization; multiphysics analysis; viscoelasticity; structural dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Ali Zolghadri
Bordeaux University, IMS-lab, Building A31 351 cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence, France
Interests: fault detection and diagnosis; estimation and observation; fault tolerant control; autonomy for space and aeronautics systems
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