The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Civil Aviation

Mission Statement

Be a leader in civil aviation research that will benefit society, government, and industrial decision makers with respect to aviation impacts on communities, global climate, economics, operations, and R&D investments while educating the next generation of engineers

Overview

  • Provide relevant stakeholders with the tools, knowledge, and information to make well informed decisions
  • Develop strong partnerships with experts in the field to enable accurate and comprehensive insight
  • Develop and advance techniques to better serve stakeholder needs
  • Be recognized as the entity for which expert opinion is solicited
  • Promote academic excellence while educating and developing the next generation of engineers

Contacts

Dr. Michelle Kirby
Civil Aviation Research Division Chief


Dr. Yongchang Li
Aviation Environmental Policy


Dr. Jens Holger Pfaender
Commercial Fleet Operations and Forecasting


Dr. Dongwook Lim
Green Energy and Sustainable Aviation

Branch Functions

Aviation Environmental Policy

Community Impacts

Climate Impacts

Public Policy


Commercial Fleet Operations and Forecasting

Demand and Forecasting

Transportation Networks

Transportation Mode Choice


Green Energy and Sustainable Aviation

Environmental Impact Modeling

Operational Improvements to Minimize Environmental Footprint

Alternative Energy Sources