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Expert in Aerospace Engineering

Expert ID: 732604 Michigan, USA

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Expert is a professor where his research involves the development and application of MDO methodologies to the design of aircraft configurations, with a focus on high-fidelity simulations that take advantage of high-performance parallel computing. He was an Associate Professor for Aerospace Studies, where he held a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Multidisciplinary Optimization. Expert received his undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, London, with a British Aerospace Award. He obtained both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, where he was awarded the Ballhaus prize for best thesis in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He was a keynote speaker on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics, the Aircraft Structural Design Conference, the SIAM Conference on Optimization, and the Congress on Numerical Methods in Engineering. He has received the Best Paper Award in the AIAA Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference four times.

Gave a short course on multidisciplinary design optimization, and discussed future company strategy in advanced methods for aircraft design.Performed wing aerostructural design optimization.Reviewed and evaluated a new emissions modeling tool.Performed analysis and design optimization of various morphing aircraft wing concepts.Interviewed on the aerodynamics of skydivers and parachutes.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan - Grand Rapids, Michigan - Warren, Michigan - Flint, Michigan - Sterling Heights, Michigan - Lansing, Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan - Livonia, Michigan - Dearborn, Michigan - Toledo, Ohio

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2002 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Aeronautics and Astronautics Institution: Stanford University
Year: 1997 Degree: M.Sc, Subject: Aeronautics and Astronautics Institution: Stanford University
Year: 1995 Degree: M.Eng. Subject: Aeronautics Institution: Imperial College, London, UK

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2016 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Department of Aerospace Engineering Responsibilities: Available upon request.
Years: 2015 to 2016 Employer: ISAE–SUPAERO Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace Title: Visiting Professor Department: Responsibilities: Available upon request.
Years: 2009 to 2016 Employer: University of Michigan Title: Associate Professor Department: Responsibilities: Available upon request.
Years: 2001 to 2001 Employer: Standford University Title: Teaching Assistant Department: Responsibilities: Available upon request.
(Designed position for short term)

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
AIAA Lifetime Associate Fellow
Awards / Recognition
• Marie Skłodowska–Curie Fellow
• Best Paper Award, 15th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference,
• Best Paper Award, 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference,
• Canada Research Chair in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (Tier II)
• Best Paper Award, 11th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference,
• Ballhaus Prize for Best Thesis in the Department of Aeronautics, Stanford University
• Best Paper Award, 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization,
• Praxis XXI Scholarship
• US–Norway Fulbright Foundation Stipend
• British Aerospace Award
Publications and Patents Summary
Available upon request.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
• Keynote presentation, Workshop on MDO for Industrial Applications in Aeronautics, Braunschweig, Germany
• Keynote lecture, EUROGEN Conference, Madrid, Spain
• Keynote lecture, Congress on Numerical Methods in Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal
• Plenary speaker at the SIAM Conference on Optimization, San Diego
• Keynote address at the Aircraft Structural Design Conference, Royal Aeronautical Society, London, UK
• Plenary speaker at the International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics, Stockholm
Other Relevant Experience
Numerous examples available upon request of teaching experience.

Fields of Expertise

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