Prof. Haim Abramovich Obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion, in 1975, 1979 and 1983, respectively. He has been with the Technion since 1987, and currently he is the head of the Aerospace Structures Laboratory. He spent three years with the Israeli industry and between 1996-1998 he was Guest Professor at ETH Zurich Institut fur Leichtbau und Seilbahntechnik, Switzerland. He has published more than 103 papers in well-known international journals on these quoted subjects. He is the author of 10 patents on piezoelectric harvesting devices. He is also the author of two new books with another one in progress.
) Faculty of Aerospace Engineering Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Haifa Israel
Dr. Rodolfo Bontempo obtained his Ph.D. degree (2014) in Engineering of Mechanical Systems, from Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Italy. Since Sep 2017, he is Researcher RTD-A, in the Department of Industrial Engineering, at University of Naples Federico II, Italy. His research interests include wind energy, turbomachinery, propulsion systems, and development of numerical methods for flow computations through open and ducted rotors (wind/marine turbines, aeronautical/marine propellers). Dr. Bontempo is/was Chairman of the 12th European Turbomachinery Conference (April 2017), Stockholm, Sweden.
) Department of Industrial Engineering University of Naples Federico II Naples Italy
Fiorenzo A. Fazzolari is a Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering at the University of Liverpool. He has been a Research Associate in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge (Jan 2016 - July 2017) and a Research Fellow in the Aeronautics, Astronautics and Computational Engineering (AACE) academic unit at the University of Southampton (Jan 2014 - Dec 2015). He successfully completed his MPhil and PhD, funded by the American Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), at City University London in 2011 and 2013, respectively. He has authored more than 60 publications, including international journal and conference papers, reports, books and book chapters.
) School of Engineering University of Liverpool Liverpool UK
Stelios K. Georgantzinos received his Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics Diploma (2005) and PHD degree (2010) from the University of Patras. He maintains research interests in the areas of computational engineering technology and its application in design of advanced materials and structures. He has more than 100 publications in referred journals, Conference papers, Book chapters, Technical Reports, Textbooks and Laboratory Manuals. He is a member of the Greek Association of Computational Mechanics (GR.A.C.M.), and Technical Chamber of Greece.
) Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics University of Patras Patras Greece
Dr. Vladimir Pletser obtained a Master of Engineering in Mechanics in 1979 and a Master of Sciences in Geophysics in 1980. Later, he became a Ph.D. in Astrophysics in 1990 from the University Of Louvain, Belgium. He is visiting Professor in 20 universities around Europe, USA, Canada, Africa, Israel, and China. Dr. Pletser has around 600 publications, including 16 books or chapter in books, 60 articles in refereed journals and 132 articles in international conferences proceedings. He is member of the International Astronautical Academy and of several other academies and scientific organizations.
) Technology and Engineering Center for Space Utilization Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China
Professor Mohammed Elsayed (E. M. Elsayed) is a Professor of Mathematics, Mathematics, Department, Faculty of Science, King AbdulAziz University, Saudi Arabia. His Research interests are Difference Equations (Local stability, Global Stability, Boundedness, Semi-Cycles, Oscillation, Periodicity and How to find the solutions of some difference equations, Systems of Difference equations. Dr. Elsayed Mohammed has more than 140 published papers and one book to his credit.
) Department of Mathematics King AbdulAziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia
S.Z. Heris Faculty of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering University of Tabriz Tabriz Iran
Shuang Li received his B.S.E and M.S.E and Ph.D. degree in spacecraft design in 2001, 2003 and 2007 from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) respectively. Currently, he works as a professor at the department of astronautics engineering, college of astronautics, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA). He has been the author of over 100 articles in reputable journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include spacecraft dynamics and control, deep space exploration, spacecraft autonomous guidance navigation and control (GNC) and astrodynamics. He has undertaken and is conducting up to 20 projects sponsored from the China government and the aerospace enterprises in the fields above.
) Department of Aerospace Engineering Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Nanjing China
Dr. Jules Simo obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Currently, Dr. Simo is lecturing in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. His research interests mainly lie in the subject areas of Orbital mechanics, space mission analysis and design, spacecraft attitude dynamics and control, space situational awareness, optimization methods, dynamical systems theory, optimal control, adaptive and nonlinear control, guidance, navigation & control, small satellites, spacecraft formation flying, computational intelligence, communications networks, computer vision, etc. Dr. Simo has authored more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, conferences and technical reports.
) Department of Aerospace Engineering University of Central Lancashire Preston UK
Dr. Amedeo Amoresano is currently an Associate Professor at Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II. His academic background consists of (a) Degree in Mechanical Engineering (five years) from Naples University “Federico II” in 1991 (b) received a PhD in Engineer of the Thermomechanical Systems from Naples University “Federico II” in 1994. He has 47 referred congress paper, and 34 peer reviewed articles publications to his credit.
) Department of Industrial Engineering University of Naples Federico II Naples Italy
Dr. Manabendra Pathak is working as associate professor in the Department of
Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna. Prior to
joining IIT Patna, Dr. Pathak worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department
of Chemical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology from July 2007
to February, 2009. He has published more than 40 international journal papers, 3
book chapters and more than 50 conference papers. Dr. Pathak is a member of
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Automotive
Engineer (SAE), life time member of Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer
(ISHMT), National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP). He has
served as reviewer for several text books, leading journals, conferences and
research proposals at national and international levels.
) Department of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Patna Patna India
Ding Wang received the M.S. degree from the Zhengzhou Information Science and Technology Institute in 2007. He received the Ph.D. degree from the Zhengzhou Information Science and Technology Institute in 2011. Now, he was an Associate Professor in the National Digital Switching System Engineering & Technological Research Center in China. His research activities are focused on signal processing and source location and tracking.
) National Digital Switching System Engineering & Technological Research Center Information Engineering University Zhengzhou China
Dr. Alberto Di Matteo currently works at the Department of Civil, Environmental, Aerospace and Material Engineering at the University of Palermo (Italy). He is member of the Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA) and the European Mechanics Society (EUROMECH). His research interests, in the area of the Structural mechanics and dynamics, include topics such as Stochastic Mechanics, Fractional calculus and its applications, Nonlinear and experimental dynamics and Structural control. He is co-author of numerous publications on international journals and conference proceedings, member of the Organization Committee of several International Conferences and he is reviewer of many international journals.
) Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental, Aerospace, Materials (DICAM) University of Palermo Palermo Italy
Dr. Ph Reynier is one of the founders of Ingénierie et Systèmes Avancés, company that he has been managing since 2006. He received his Master in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bordeaux in 1990, and in Fluid Mechanics (M.Sc.) in 1991 from the Institut National Polytechnique of Toulouse, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics in 1995. Since 1995 he has worked successively with CNES, DLR and ESA/ESTEC as research fellow then research engineer in propulsion, aerothermodynamics and aerodynamics. He has worked on European projects such as Ariane 5, Huygens, ExoMars, IRDT, and ATV.