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Invited speakers

Sergei Strijhak

Learder of Master of Science Program in IT-Center Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)

The simulation of a gas-droplet flow around a swept wing of a supersonic jet aircraft in order to determine ice accretion using iceFoam solver

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Sergei Strijhak born in 1970, graduated from Bauman Moscow State University (1993); PhD degree of Technical Science in Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer (2012). He is Associate Professor of 806 department MAI, the leader of Master of Science Program in IT-Center MAI. He is the senior researcher from Ivannikov Institute for System Programming of the RAS. Sergei worked 25 years in IT industry, HPE Russia Company, specializing in high performance computing, disk arrays, high availability cluster, OS Unix/Linux. His research interests are in architecture of supercomputers, parallel file systems, machine learning algorithms, data science, CFD, ice accretion modeling for aircraft and wind blade, rotating geophysical flows, large eddy simulation, turbulence subgrid-scale models, renewable energy, wind farms, optimization methods, noise prediction. Sergei was Responsible for 5 grants from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and supervisor of two RFBR grants. He is the author of 80 scientific papers.

Vladimir Makarov

Head of Department, Central Institute of Aviation Motors (CIAM)

Powerplants of the 2nd generation supersonic civil aircraft: expectations and reality

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Institute: Moscow Physical-Technical Institute (MPhTI), 1967-1973.
Faculty: Aeromechanics and Flying Technique.
Postgraduate: Moscow Physical-Technical Institute, 1973-1976, PhD.
• Aeroengine thermodynamic;
• Powerplant aerodynamic including future supersonic civil aircraft’s powerplant;
• CFD numerical methods and software development;
• Unsteady flow in turbomachinary;
• Computational aeroacoustic.

Alexander Shanygin

Head of Laboratory -Strength of Advanced Aircraft Structures, Strength Complex, TsAGI

Investigation of positive synergistic effects from interaction of main parts of bionic frame aircraft structure

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Shanygin A.N. is a specialist in static and impact strength, weight analysis and design of aircraft. He is a coordinator more than 20 Russian and International projects in the scope of strength and design of civil aircraft. He is the author more than 70 scientific papers, 20 certificates and patents for invention. He is a lecturer at MIPT. Training course – Structural mechanics of airframe.

Aleksandr Efremov

Head of dynamics of flight and control department, Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)

Pilot behavior modeling in the different manual control tasks

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Aleksandr V. Efremov, Ph. D., D. of Sc., Professor, Dean of aeronautical school, Head of dynamics of flight and control department, Director of pilot-vehicle lab.
Qualifications: Graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) – engineer (1968), Ph.D (1973), Doctor of science degree 1996. All degrees were received from MAI. Post Doc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1976 – 1977).
Experience: Engineer at MIG aircraft design company (1968) MAI aeronautical school faculty since 1971; Research fellow at MIT pilot-vehicle lab 1976-1977. The director of pilot vehicle lab of MAI since 1985. Head of dynamics of flight and control department since 1999. Dean of MAI Aeronautical School (2007-2019). Consultancy work: Consultancies in the form of short professional courses. MIT (USA, 1991, 2009, 2011, 2012), ONERA (1993), NLR (Holland, 1995), Delft University (1995), FAI, BUAA (China, 2007, 2010), Mexican Polytechnic Institute (1998, 2007), ShenYang Aircraft Design and Research Institute, the P.R.China (2002), DLR (2007, 2009, Germany), Munich Tech University (2011).
Professional esteem indicators: Honorary professor of Russian higher Education. European Engineering educator ING-PAED IGIP. Externally funded research grants information: Russian Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Grant (2010-2012). Russian Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Grant (2013-2015). Scolkovo Foundation the Grant (2014-2015). Russian fund for basic research (2014-2016). Federal Research program of Russian Ministry of Science and Education (2010-2012, 2014 – 2016, 2019- 2020, since 2020).
Contracts for research from USAF (USA, 1994, 1996), ONERA (France, 1996) Aerospaciale (France, 1997), Aerospace Industry Co. (Poland, 1998), FAA (China, 2011-2014). For different Russian organizations MiG, Suhoi, TSAGI, TSII MASH, Flight Research Ins, Irkut, MIL,KAMOV, etc.
Membership of professional associations committees and societies:
• SAE-IEEE USA committee on aerospace guidance and control systems (ACGSC) since 2000.
• NATO/RTO group on integration of the vehicle system 2003-2007.
• Member of International CEAS Technical Committee since 2010,
• Member of Editorial Board of the scientific journals – “Scientific notes of TSAGI”; “MAI Aerospace journal”; “MAI notes”, “Russian Aeronautics”
• Member of several expert committees of Ministry of science and higher education Publications: The authors of more than 240 papers and 4 books.

Dmitry Strelets

Head of research department, Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)

Simulation of the efficiency of passenger aircraft powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG)

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Strelets Dmitry Yu. born in 1968, graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute (1994); Ph.D. of Technical Science (Aircraft Design Engineering); Deputy Head of the Design & Research Scientific Center at the Sukhoi Design Bureau; Associate Professor of Design and Certification of Aviation Equipment Faculty; Head of Research and Development Division of Moscow Aviation Institute (in charge of more than 300 engineers); Author of more than 100 scientific papers. Awarded by honorary diploma of the Ministry of Industry and Trade for his great contribution to the development of modern aviation technology, in 2018 awarded with honorary title of Honorable Aircraft Engineer 2018, in 2021 awarded with Honorary Badge of Aviation Manufacturers Union of Russian Federation.

George Zhu

Professor and Tier York Research Chair, York University

Space tether systems and space exploration

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Dr. Zhu is the Professor and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Space Technology in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at York University. He is also the inaugural Academic Director of Research Commons at Office of Vice-President Research & Innovation. He received BEng, MEng and PhD degrees in engineering mechanics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University located in Shanghai, China, MASc in robot control from University of Waterloo and PhD in mechanical engineering from University of Toronto. He held positions of Research Associate at University of Toronto in 1993-1995 and senior stress and certified welding engineer at Curtiss-Wright Indal Technologies in 1995-2006. He joined the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering at York University in 2006 and then the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2016. He has authored more than 300 articles and his current research interests include dynamics and control of tethered space system and space robotics, space debris removal, and small satellite technology. His research has been funded by over $17M external grants. Recently, he has successfully launched the electrodynamic tether satellite into space on November 5, 2020 and tested the electrodynamic tether technology in space. Dr. Zhu is the recipient of 2019 Ontario Engineering Medal – Research and Development in Canada. He is the College Member of Royal Society of Canada, the Fellows of Canadian Academy of Canada, Engineering Institute of Canada, CSME and ASME; the Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Academician of International Academy of Astronautics, Senior Member of IEEE, and licensed Professional Engineer.

Tom Shih

Professor of School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

Engine vs Laboratory Conditions: a Case Study on Scaling for Internal Cooling of Gas Turbines

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Tom l-P. Shih is The J. William Uhrig and Anastasia Vournas Head and Professor of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. Previously, he was Professor and Head of the Dept. of Aerospace Engineering at lowa State University (2003-09). Also, he has served as a faculty member at Michigan State University (1998-2003), Carnegie Mellon University (1988-98), and the University of Florida (1983-88) and was a mechanical engineer at NASA Lewis (now Glenn) Research (1981-82). He started his undergraduate education at West Virginia University, but completed his BS degree at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. His MS and PhD degrees are from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His research interests are in CFD/HT, turbine cooling, aircraft icing, and control of shock-wave/boundary-layer interactions. He is a Fellow of ASME and AIAA and received AIAA’s Energy Systems Award. Recently in 2014, he and Vigor Yang co-edited book on gas turbines, entitled: Turbine Aerodynamics, Heat Transfer, Materials, and Mechanics that appeared as Vol 243 in AIAA’s Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics that brings together aerothermal with mechanics, materials, and seals for turbine cooling.