Dr. Radhakant Padhi is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Aerospace engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He did his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from VSSUT-Burla, M.E. in Aerospace Engineering from IISc Bangalore and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology – Rolla, USA, in 1994, 1996 and 2001 respectively. After two years of post-doctoral studies, he joined the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore as a faculty in 2003 and is continuing over there since then. He was also a DRDO scientist for a year during 1996-97 before going abroad for higher studies. Dr. Padhi is an Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), a Senior Member of IEEE and a Council member of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). He is also a member of Technical Committee on Aerospace in both IEEE and IFAC. He is a founding member and past president of the Automatic Control and Dynamic Optimization Society (ACDOS), which is a National Member Organization of IFAC in India. He is a life member of Aeronautical Society of India, Systems Society of India and Soft Computing Research Society. He is also a steering committee member of Asian Control Association. Dr. Padhi’s main research interest is on synthesis algorithms in optimal and nonlinear control as well as state estimation. He works on diverse application areas such as control and guidance of aerospace vehicles, mechanical systems, distributed parameter systems, biomedical systems and industrial process control. He has over 230 publications in international journals and conferences and has received many awards and honours for his research contributions. The guidance and control algorithms developed by Dr. Padhi have found good acceptance across the globe.
Narasimha Sharma Narayanam has completed his Masters in Aerospace with Space Technology from University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is the Founder, Director and CEO of NRN Aerospace, OEM and manfacturig organization for CFRP. He is an IET member and Associate of Royal Aeronautical Society London (UK). He is also a Co- founder of BLH Infotech Pvt Ltd and Director for Software and IT related Services. His interest aerodynamics, Space dynamics, flight simulation, computational fluid dynamics, Aerospace materials technology and Reverse engineering.
Professor Jadayel works at the University of Balamand in Lebanon where he leads the Mechanical Engineering Department and the Institute of Aeronautics.He obtained his Ph.D. in 1990 from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. in the field of Aero-Thermodynamics. Following his graduation, he served as a research engineer at Cambridge University and later as a lecturer in Thermal Sciences at Birmingham for some seven years. He joined Balamand in 1997 where he helped set up many teaching, research and community service programmes in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance Technology and Geographical Information Systems. He has served on many national and governmental committees has provided advice and consultancy to many industrial organizations in his area of expertise. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an active member of its Education and Skills Committee.Professor Jadayel is also an active Flight Instructor and Flight Test Examiner. He has authored many articles and papers journals and conferences, as well as the first book on Lebanese Aviation History.
Air Vice Marshal S Saxena is a B Tech and M Tech in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Air Armament. He is a trained Aeronautical Engineer and has served in Indian Air Force for 35 years in various operational units. He has commanded a prestigious Armament Depot of IAF where he was responsible for testing of Air Launched Missiles along with their storage and upkeep. He has also been a teaching faculty at the post graduate level in the field of Armament Technology. He has closely worked in the area of airworthiness with R&D organizations. He has presented papers at International Conferences. He has been deputed to European countries for carrying out inspection of air weapons. He is a qualified auditor for Aerospace Standard AS 9100 through International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). Prior to his superannuation from IAF, he was posted as Asstt Chief of Air Staff (Weapons) at Air HQ where he steered Life Extension/Refurbishment programme of various Air and Surface launched weapons successfully. He is a recipient of Vishisht Sewa Medal by President of India for his distinguished services.
Andy Ng is the founder and CEO of AviationLearn Pte Ltd which is a leading technology based training provider in Asia, with content domain expertise in the aerospace sector. Headquartered in Singapore, Aviation Learn is a leading market leader in providing technical and professional training services, development and provision of Computer Based Training, Simulations and Virtual Reality training products for aerospace markets. Andy Ng actively seeks to motivate and inspire employees to adopt AviationLearn Pte Ltd 's values and to realize the Company's vision. He has over 45 years of aviation experience. In the course of his career, he was a Senior A&C Licensed Aircraft Engineer, C130 Chief Flight Engineer in operation, C130 Chief Simulator Trainer and Department Head of Air Engineering Training Institute in Singapore holding Senior AME and Flight Engineer Standard Evaluator & Flight Test Ratings.
SOURAV KARMAKAR has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from St. Peter’s University, India. Presently he is the Founder & Head of INFINOS TECH LLP, India. It’s based on the product & service about Renewable Energy, Education, Electronics and its applications for aerospace . He served aerospace industry as an Executive Engineer in India.. He was a Co-faculty for The Oxford School of Architecture in India. He is leading two International Aerospace Chapters in India, such as Lunar Mission One & Space Renaissance International. He is a TEDx Speaker and also delivered various Technical & Aerospace talks in engineering Institutes of India. He has published various papers about Quantum Dot Circuit & Aerospace. He has a Patent Application about Efficient Quantum Dot Circuit. He has also published articles on aerospace and others in USA, Brazil & Russia. He is the Co-author of two Novels in USA. Also he is an artist and poet as well.
Carlo Giglio is a professor on contract and post-doc researcher at the University of Calabria in Italy. His main research interests are: creativity and innovation management; logistics innovation; technology management and patent analysis. He has been involved in national and international projects in such research fields.
Born in Egypt, grew up in Germany. Wanted to become a pilot since the age of 11. After school went to University but disliked the way of teaching there as well. So became a commercial pilot and IFR instructor. After several bankruptcies of companies he worked for and the experience of what psychological stress in this situation employees (flight crew) have to go through, studied psychology. As the lecturing at universities still hadn't changed, he became a Lufthansa Flight Instructor. Thereafter he flew 737-100 up to 737-500 and Airbus 310 and 300. Because he disliked the way of instruction how to fly these jets, he started a company for psychological and brain adapted flight crew training and is in many different ways still active to inform about new and much more efficient ways of learning and of teaching safety awareness.
Human Factor Consultant c/o several organizations:
• Deep Blue (Roma)
• Thales Avionics for the ODICIS project
• European Community (Flysafe, ODICIS, Cleansky, ACROSS, Seahorse)
• General Directorate of the Italian Transport Minister.
Captain on Airbus A-320 (3000 flight hours) • Captain on MD-80 (5000 flight hours)
An energetic, committed and efficient bi-lingual policy and business professional with four years of legislative experience at the Senate of Canada. Alexis David Fafard is a Canadian lawyer, aviator and entrepreneur. Upon graduation from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, he began his career in the public sector as a policy advisor to several prominent Canadian parliamentarians in the Senate of Canada. During his career, Alexis worked with several stakeholder personnel involved in important economic sectors including energy, transportation and high-tech industries who were interacting with parliamentary inquiries. Having always been highly interested in the aviation industry, Alexis achieved his private pilot accreditation in 2011 and is currently completing his commercial pilot licence at Ottawa Aviation Services Inc. as well as contributing to the company’s business development as its Vice President. Passionate about flight training and the development of efficient vehicles to transfer knowledge, Alexis strongly believes in the use of advanced and creative technology to deliver efficient high quality flight training. When Alexis is not preoccupied at Ottawa Aviation Services, he can be spotted in the skies of Canada piloting a variety of aircraft.
Mohamed Ichchou is Professor of Solid Mechanics at ÉcoleCentrale de Lyon. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Franche-Comté (1990) and a joint M. Phil in Mechanics from ÉcoleCentrale de Lyon and the Claude Bernard University of Lyon-I (1992). He graduated in Engineering from L’ÉcoleCentralede Lyon in 1992 and obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 1996. He received his accreditation to supervise research in 2004. Mohamed Ichchou is a member of the editorial board of four international journals. He has authored more than 100 papers in international peer-reviewed journals. His main research interests are vibroacoustics, mid-high frequencies, and smart materials and structures. He has been involved in several European projects since the fourth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP). He is also an independent expert for a number of European and international agencies.
Dr. Narcrisha Norman is a US Army veteran with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Aerospace Engineering from Old Dominion University. She has both Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she minored in Black American Studies and mathematics. In addition to her current position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering and Technology within the College of Aeronautics at Embry-Riddle University Worldwide, she actively volunteers as a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador, was selectedas a Fulbright Scholar for 2018-2019 and contributes to the research portfolio of STEM-Time Research and Outreach Collaboration. Dr. Norman has research experience in fluids, cryogenics, basic aerodynamics, catalytic coal combustion, hypersonics, STEM Education and planetary EDL.
Prof. Cloutier received his PhD from Brown University in 2006. At the University of Delaware, he then received the DARPA Young Faculty Award for his work on the use of nano-engineered materials for lasers. In 2011, he joined ÉTS, where he leads both the Canada Research Chair on printable hybrid optoelectronic materials & devices and the ArianeGroup Industrial Research Chair on emerging materials for aerospace & space. He was lead investigator on several large-scale research projects in the USA and Canada. He contributed over 80 publications and was elected at the College of the Royal Society of Canada in 2014.
Dr. Kwon is Distinguished Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, USA. He also serves as Director of Materials Research Center at NPS, and was a Chair of the department. Previously, he was also Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes of Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC). He received his Ph.D. degree from Rice University, and B.S. degree from Seoul National University, all in mechanical engineering. Before joining NPS, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Rolla. His research interests are multiscale, multiphysics and multidisciplinary problems in engineering and sciences. In order to address those problems, he developed new analytical and computational techniques, and also designed new experimental apparatus. He has published extensively in those topics. He wrote the textbook, Finite Element Method using MATLAB which was also translated into Greek. He also authored a book titled Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling: Techniques and Applications. He has contributed chapters in multiple books and encyclopedias. He edited a book titled “Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Composite Materials and Structures” published by Springer. Prof. Kwon received many awards including the Cedric K. Ferguson Medal from Society of Petroleum Engineers, Menneken Faculty Awards for Outstanding Research, Excellent Research Award from American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicines, Outstanding Instruction and Research Awards, ASME Dedicated Service Award, ASME PVPD Outstanding Service Award, ASME Board of Governors Award, National Dean's List, etc. He is a fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Dr. Kwon is the technical editor for ASME Transactional, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, as well as Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design published by Springer Nature. He is a past ASME PVP Division Chair.
Dr Parviz Mohammad Zadeh is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Tehran. He is the Director of Multidisciplinary Design optimisation (MDO) Laboratory. Prior to this, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the University of KNTU. In addition to these academic positions, he has held several research positions in the School of Engineering, Design and Technology University of Bradford and College of Aeronautics, University of Cranfield in the past. He has an extensive research record on various aspects of multidisciplinary design and optimization of aerospace systems, complex systems design, integration, concurrent design, computational modelling, robust and reliability-based design optimization, meta-modelling, design of experiments, optimization methods that leading to variety of aerospace applications. His research activity in the past 20 years resulted in a series of publications and has made significant contribution to the field of MDO specially the development of a multi-fidelity collaborative MDO framework for solving large-scale multidisciplinary aerospace design problems based on high-fidelity simulation models. He was also involved in several industrial collaborative projects on various aspects of multidisciplinary aerospace systems design and optimization.
Dr. Zheng H. Zhu is a professor and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Space Technology at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, York University in Toronto, Canada. He received B.Eng., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. He also received M.A.Sc. in robot control from University of Waterloo and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from University of Toronto, all located in Ontario, Canada. His research interests include dynamics and control of tethered space system and space robot. He has published over 220 articles and conference papers. He is the fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, Fellow of ASME and CSME, Associate fellow of AIAA, senior member of IEEE.
Currently responsible for the development and monitoring of energy efficiency projects. using flight data analysis. Works in conjunction with bodies from the such as DECEA, ABEAR, Boeing, Jeppesen and Saber in order to provide improvements to the airline. Involvement with projects to implement new systems related to flight plan, performance and weight and balancing. Experience with aircraft performance, providing support to the flight operations group, such as takeoff, landing and navigation performance. Development of procedures for weight and balancing of aircraft. Design of contingency procedures. Flight monitoring and Boeing 737-800 simulator for validation of procedures. Flight experience with Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Seneca aircraft. Currently 190 hours of flight.
Lifted Gideon Chinazaekpere Uduh, Is an aviation enthusiast and an entrepreneur who is an Alumni of University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria where he obtained B. Tech in Physics and Electronics. Having worked in some construction companies like Demakay Construction Ltd, Gill Associates Nigeria Ltd to mention just this few where he was resourceful as an Administrator and Client Coordinator. Presently he is the principal of Royal Touch International Investment Ltd, a dynamic company which is a hub for services in various sectors ranging from Aviation Consultancy, Renewable Energy, Human Capacity Development , Media and Oil and Gas.
Mohit Mehta has completed his Aircraft Maintenance Engineering from Indian Institute of Aircraft Engineering, New Delhi (INDIA) & MBA (Finance) from Mahatama Gandhi University, INDIA. He is currently the Asst. Manager Logistics & Parts distribution in SA Airworks India Ltd, a premier MRO in Aviation industry. He has almost 10 years of working experience in Scheduled & Unscheduled Airlines.
Dr. Mohammad Israr is working in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Sur University College, Sur, Sultanate of Oman, Dr Mohammad is worked as a Principal [Head of the Institution] in Engineering Colleges in India. He has published 66 International Paper in repute international Journals and Conferences. He has also published 6 international Books from German Publisher. He is a Inventor and Applicant on Four patents from Intellectual Property India. He has also associated with a life member of Technical societies like Science and Engineering Institute [SCIEI], U.S. Membership Number – 20131203002.International Association of Engineers [IAENG], Hongkong, Membership No.-136923.Research Scholar Hub [RSH], India, Life Membership No. - RSH/IN/RJ/LM-08/2014. American Association of International Researchers [AAIR], U.S.A. LM - ENG-AAIR-1004.Indian Society for Technical Education [ISTE], LM No.-111116. He has a Visiting Professor in many universities in India. He received Bachelor of Engineering from Mandsaur Institute of Technology, Mandsaur, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh [State Technological University of M.P. Accredited with “A” Grade by NACC]. He received Master of Engineering, Institute of Engineering and Technology, affiliated to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, Madhya Pradesh [State University of M.P. Accredited with “A” Grade by NACC]. He received PhD from Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India .His Research include Industrial Engineering, Operation Management, Logistics and Supply Chain.
Amit Tiwari is currently working in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Suresh GyanVihar University, Jaipur Rajasthan India. He Pursuing PhD from Suresh GyanVihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Accredited with “A” Grade by NACC. He has published 37 International Paper in repute international Journals and Conferences. He has also published 5 international Books from German Publisher. He has also associated with a life member of Technical societies likes the Society of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers [SMAE], LM NO – 02112, Research Scholar Hub [RSH], India, Life Membership No. - RSH/IN/RJ/LM-09/2017, International Association of Engineers [IAENG], Hongkong, Membership No.-193169, Society for Environmental Resources and Biotechnology Development, Annual Membership, Membership No. AN: 119321 and Scholars Academics & Scientific Society, Membership No: SAS/RMSASS/352.He received Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Mandsaur Institute of Technology, Mandsaur, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi Proud yogi ki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh [State Technological University of M.P. Accredited with “A” Grade by NACC]. He received Master of Technology degree in Production Engineering from Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University (PAHERU), Udaipur (Raj), India.His Research include Thermal Engineering, I.C.Engine, Production Engineering and Automobile Engineering.
Stathis Kagias is an Aircraft Licensed Engineer with experience accomplishing in the Aviation industry at various capacities. Proven expertise in maintenance for both Airbus and Boeing family with personal logbook Skilled at initiating, administering and executing across a portfolio of activities ensuring complete adherence to Aviation safety standards. Repeated success in cross-functional teams in the launch of leading-edge technical solutions. History of using innovative approaches to improve efficiency. Experience in ensuring aviation safety analyzed all complex systems and ensured compliance to aviation regulations and standards. Well acquainted with latest industry developments. Remarkable ability to maintain work according to Standard Operating Procedures. Expertise in aviation regulation, Human Factors and aviation safety procedures Ability to handle pressure and achieve goals within time limits
Dr Imran Ibrahim is an Assistant Professor in the School of Aeronautical Engineering (Aerospace Sciences) in the University of Glasgow, Singapore. Dr Imran has published several papers and shared his research on the various contemporary applications of fluid dynamics on many platforms; these applications range from flow analysis to channel flow configurations to plasma actuators in jets. Dr Imran is particularly interested in using computational fluid dynamics simulations to solve real-life engineering challenges. To do so, he links up with industry partners and builds networks of like-minded individuals who can collaborate on projects to bring theories to life.
Khushin Lakhara has completed his B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering with Minor in Artificial Intelligence from Amity University Haryana, Gurugram, India in Batch 2017. He is currently working as Management Trainee- International Affairs at Office of International Affairs, Amity University Haryana. His area of interest are Turbo-machinery, Navigation & Control, Flight Mechanics, Numerical Simulation Code Development, Artificial Intelligence and Internationalization in Education. He has worked on award winning projects in the field of Aerospace and Artificial Intelligence.
Hector Andres de la rosa come from Republica dominicana and live in Curacao, netherlanda antellas! He went to Kolegio Erasmo after finishing went to S.K.A.I, skol avansa integra and he gain in another school I.Q opleidingen to finish administrative assistant niveau 2. He have some certificates in a small business training computer skill, animation certificate. His experience job are far away from what he want to reach in life work for many jobs, like pipe fitter, bartender, waiter, painter, electro, dray wall , making a yate with a engineered architect , auto mounter, web designer, hard ware troubleshooting. Right now trying to make a more efficient jet engine capable of travel more fast with less combustible but more efficient. His objective is to get found for his future research and new way to simplify and try to solve the actual problem we have confront today the crisis of a clean energy, and make the tech more efficient, and he want to make more easy and fast the way we have for traveling under the water, into the air, in the space
Aerospace Engineer, Bachelors of Technology in Aerospace Engineering, Hindustan University(2018), Institute Polytechnique du Sciences Avancees, Paris. (2017-2018).
Demet Canpolat Tosun is a PhD candidate in Avionics at Eskişehir Technical University in Turkey . She has been working as a Research Assistant at the same university since 2011. She received her Master’s degree in the field of desingning control systems for quadcopters from Anadolu University in 2015. Her main research interests are control systems, UAVs and robotics.
Judi has been a nurse with Intermountain Health care for 33 years. She has been a flight nurse for 28 and current positions include: Safety Medical Coordinator, Research Assistant and Hoist instructor. She completed the first Life Flight Hoist mission in 2001 and has presented numerous times at the national Air Transport Conferences and State EMS symposiums. In 2010 she received first place in the Scientific Assembly Presentation at AMTC. In addition she received the Air Bus Safety Award in 2015. Judi completed her Masters and Doctorate degree in Nursing at the University of Utah.
Prof. Md. Sadique Shaikh presently designated as Professor in Technology and Management at KYDSC Trust’s Institute of Management & Sciences (IMS), Bhusawal, M.S, India. He is working for M.Tech and M.B.A courses for various subjects but few sound research domains are Robotics Vision, Machine Learning, Image Processing, Humanoid Intelligence, Bionics, Mobots, Advanced AI, International Business, Data Analytics, Bigdata Management, IoT, VO, MIS, HRIS Digital & Optical Electronics, Nanotechnology & Quantum Computing, Spintronics etc. He is qualified in M.S (ES), M.Tech (IT), M.B.A (HRM), M.B.A (MM), PGDM followed by M.Phil DMS & D.B.M. He has delivered Invited Talk, Short Communication, Keynote Speeches and presented research work in several reputed places like IITs, IIMs, BARC, NMU, PU, MU, NU are few of them. He has 14 years of experience in industries and Academics and authored 35 international books and more than 80 research papers, short communication, opinions and research reports worldwide some of them Germany, U.K, U.S.A, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Singapore, U.A.E in the fields of Robotics, Bionic Brain, AAI, UAI, Quantum Computing, Information Technology, Medical & Surgerical Robotics, Space Science, Management and Electronics Sciences. He is guiding to many students for advanced research project in Technology and Management. He is editorial board member in several esteemed International journals of U.K, U.S.A, Japan, and India. Worked in several International Conferences/Symposiums as OCM & Advisory Committee Member of U.S.A, U.K, Australia, Japan, Spain, India and Turkey. Organized several National/International conferences/symposiums, summit, MDPs, LDPs and FDPs. He is reviewer of several reputed international journals (REAJ) Robotics & Automation Engineering Journal is one of them.Became Chief Guest Editor of special volume of journal “Medical Robotics and Surgery”. Reviewer and Member in Journal of medical and pharmacy. Editor in Invasive Surgical Research Journal and expert in Advanced Medical Robotics. He has written several invited short communication/Inteviewsand editorial for world reputed journals. He is International Educator, Author and Invited Speaker. He is OCM of Bio-Core, Dubai, U.A.E. He is Editor of OMICS Online London, SciPG, U.S.A and Research-Route Journal, India, JARAP-India and likewise several. He is reviewer of Kosmospublishers, USA.
Michael Kachigwada is a trainee Approach/Area Air Traffic Controller (ATCO) at Malawi School of Aviation under Department of Civil Aviation, and Aerodrome Air Traffic Controller and Flight Information Service Officer (FISO) at Kamuzu International Airport where Michael expedites and maintains safe and orderly flow of air traffic by issuing control clearances, navigational, meteorological and flight information service. Before joining aviation industry, Michael spent four years as a secondary school teacher for Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) and assistant credit/loan officer for Habitat for Humanity
Dr Ruxandra Mihaela Botez has completed her PhD from McGill University, Canada. She is Full Professor and the director of the Laboratory of Applied Research in Active Controls, Avionics and AeroServoElasticity LARCASE at the ÉTS in Montreal, Canada. Dr Botez is the Canada Research Chair Tier 1 in Aircarft Modeling and Simulation Technologies. She has published more than 104 journal publications, 237 conference publications, and 5 invited book chapters. She and her team have won more than 30 awards, and their research was mentioned in more than 70 media published articles. She was invited as Keynote and Plenary Speaker to more than 20 events, and she is the Editor-in-Chief of the INCAS Bulletin
Hayder Abed Dhahad finished his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering – University of Technology – Baghdad- Iraq -1994 and M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering- Power generation for the University of Technology in 1998.He finished his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering - Thermal Engineering- University of Technology – Baghdad- Iraq -2014. Currently he is the Head of center of training and workshop at University of Technology, Baghdad - Iraq. His current projects are Combustion, Thermofluid, Fuel Cell.
Mr Isaac Ennison completed BSc. Degree in Physics in 1987 at the University of Science and Technology, Ghana, and MSc. in Renewable Energy Systems in 1991 at the University of Oldenburg, Germany. He is currently a Deputy Director at the Energy Commission of Ghana from 2017 to date, involved in energy planning, research into energy conversion systems including aircraft propulsion systems, involved in the drafting of national space science and technology policy for Ghana. He also worked with the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission from 1994 to 2017 specializing in energy modeling and research into energy conversion systems including aircraft propulsion systems.
Dave Weber has worked as a rescue technician, remote site medic, and skills instructor for thelast 20 years. He is currently employed as a mountaineering ranger and helicopter managerin Denali National Park, a flight paramedic and hoist rescuer for Intermountain Life Flight, and as an instructor for Rigging for Rescue, NOLS Wilderness Medicine, the American Avalanche Institute,and the Khumbu Climbing Center.
Hamed Ali has completed his M.Sc. in mechanical engineering (module of aeronautics). Belgrade University, Serbia. He has over 11 years of experience on compressor and turbine design. Currently research and development engineer at aeronautical research & development center Sudan, head of R&D directorate, lecturer at high level aviation academy-Sudan.
Uzair Khaleeq uz Zaman is a final year PhD research scholar from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers, France. He is planned to defend his thesis on 8 February, 2019. He has published 14 papers in reputed international journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of three reputed journals.
Francis X Govers III develops large autonomous VTOL vehicles for Bell. Previous positions have included: Chief Robotics Officer for Gamma 2 Robotics; Chief Engineer of Elbit Systems Land Solutions; Lead Engineer for Command and Control, International Space Station; Deputy Chief Engineer, US Army Future Combat Systems Unmanned; participant in DARPA Grand Challenge and DARPA EATR project. Receptient of five NASA outstanding achievement awards and recognition from Scientific American for “World Changing Ideas”. Mr. Govers is the author of “Artificial Intelligence for Robotics” by Packt Publishing, and has published over 40 articles.
Giliardi Peroti de Azevedo, is an aviation enthusiast and an entrepreneur who is a student of automation engineering at the Paulista University in Brazil. He began his career in 1995 in the automotive industry where he became a designer specializing in the development of innovations and improvements. In aviation he was responsible for the control of airworthiness directives of one of the largest airlines in the country working for more than ten years in the development of special tools and equipment and teaching classes for aeronautical mechanics. Currently, he works in oil and gas engineering, in parallel, develops a connection work between people of the aeronautical sector promoting the exchange of learning among the professionals of the area.
Dr Doug Drury is the University of South Australia Aviation Discipline Leader with a career that spans over 35 years that includes, helicopter and fixed wing, military, commercial airline, corporate, and emergency medical systems (EMS) aviation. Research interests that focus on applied human factors and safety management systems programs for industries operating in high-risk environments. Development of CRM/HF and Fatigue Management programs that focus on awareness vital to corporate concerns and industry regulatory compliance. LOSA observations conducted with major international airline as integral component of PhD research into emotional responses to perceived threats in high-risk environments.
Dr. Antonio Araujo is a professor and researcher in the Department of Production Engineering at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate Industrial Engineering courses and programs. He graduated in Transport Engineering by a prestigious German University (BergischeUniversitaet Wuppertal) and concluded his doctorate at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil in the Production Engineering area, on the theme of “Productivity in the Air Industry”, having published the thesis “Productivity analysis of the Brazilian air transportation”. He concluded in 2015 a post doctorate research on productivity of Brazilian and European ports. Dr. Araujo has 20 years of experience in the automotive industry (Mercedes-Benz, Brazil) and 5 years in the strategic planning of the aeronautical industry (EMBRAER, Brazil). He is serving as an area editor of the ‘Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management review’ (JATM).
Moazzam Habib (PhD researcher) PhD Research Proposal: Aircraft composite structures damage tolerant enhancement using state of the art and novel numerical prediction methods Mr. Moazzam Habib is a professional aerospace stress engineer with a high level of competence ranging across a wide spectrum of aerospace & defence engineering applications. He completed his BENG (Hons) from University of Hertfordshire in 2012. Later he got job at General Electric Aviation UK as stress engineer. He is a competent engineer in the fields of structural mechanics, Structural health monitoring, Fatigue and Damage Tolerance. Currently he is doing his PhD in the damage tolerance of Composite materials from Cranfield University.