EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2019-2020

Shinji Suzuki

PRESIDENT
Shinji Suzuki
Japan

Present Position: Emeritus Professor and Project Professor of Institute of Future Initiatives

Academia: Dr of Engineering

Former positions: Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the University of Tokyo

Private: Married, 2 children, Author of aircraft engineering and history books

Joao L.F. Azevedo
CHAIR PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Joao L.F. Azevedo
Brazil

Present Position: President, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brazil

Academia: Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Stanford University

Former positions: Senior Research Engineer, Institute for Aeronautics and Space (DCTA/IAE)

Private: Married, one son

Shinji Suzuki

PAST PRESIDENT
Susan Ying
USA

Present Position: SVP Global Partnerships, Ampaire, Director and Board Member, Lindbergh Foundation

Academia: PHD and MS, Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford University, BS, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University

Former positions: COMAC, BOEING, ISU, FSU, NASA

Private: Commercial Pilot License and CFI (FAA), Married, enjoys hiking, dancing and reading

Gunnar Holmberg
TREASURER
Gunnar Holmberg
Sweden

no personal info available

Axel Probst
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
Axel Probst
Germany

Present Position: ICAS Executive Secretary since 2011

Academia: Master in Economics

Former positions: German Airforce, Lt. Colonel ret., Flew Tornado and Eurofighter

Private: Married, 2 children, actively swimming, running and gym. Author of “Portwein”, the German reference book

Christopher Atkin
MEMBER
Christopher Atkin
UK

Present Position: Head of Engineering, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Academia: PhD in Transonic Aerodynamics, University of Cambridge

Former positions: 2016-17 President, Royal Aeronautical Society; 2008-2012 Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, City, University of London

Private: A student of beer

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MEMBER
Yu Ce
China
(associated for ICAS 2020)

no personal info available

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Sergey Chernyshev
Russia

no personal info available

Roland Gerhards
MEMBER
Roland Gerhards
Germany

Present Position: CEO of ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research

Academia: Dipl.-Ing / Master Degree Aerospace, RWTH Aachen; Executive MBA BusinessAdministration and Management, Purdue University, USA

Former positions: Airbus Group, different positions in Hamburg & Toulouse

Private: Since 2015 – Member of the Senate, DGLR; Flying – Instructor and aircraft owner (oldtimer)

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Zdobyslaw Goraj
Poland

no personal info available

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Dimitri Mavris
USA

Present Position: Regents Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Director, Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory

Academia: B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Former positions: Associate Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Private: Married, two children

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Michel Peters
The Netherlands

no personal info available

Sebastien Remy
MEMBER
Sebastien Remy
France

Present Position: Leader of Airbus end-to-end Digital Transformation for Customer Services

Academia: ISAE Engineer Diploma (France)

Former positions: Head of Airbus Group Central Research Labs

Private: Single

Murray  Scott
MEMBER
Murray Scott
Australia
(Chair Honorary Fellows Advisory Group)

Present Position: Board Chairman, Advanced Composite Structures Australia Pty Ltd

Academia: Master of Science in Aircraft Design, Cranfield University

Former positions: CEO, CRC for Advanced Composite Structures; Professor of Aerospace Engineering, RMIT University

Private: Married, 3 children, 2 grandchildren; Melbourne Cricket Club member

Xin Guo Zhang
MEMBER
Xin Guo Zhang
China

Present Position: Chief Expert of System Engineering, CAE, Distinguished Professor, Tsinghua University, Director, Complex System Engineering Research Center; VP, CSAA; Chairman -INCOSE Beijing Chapter

Academia: PhD in engineering from Beihang University (BUAA) and PhD in management from Xi’an Jiaotong University

Former positions: EVP AVIC;President of CAE

Private: INCOSE ESEP, TOG DA, FRAeS , FAIAA