The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Elena Garcia

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Dr. Elena Garcia

Research Engineer II
Weber, Rm 311
(404) 385 - 2791
elena.garcia (at) ae.gatech.edu

Education

  • Ph. D. Aerospace Engineering Design, 2002 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • MS Aerospace Engineering Design, 1997 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • BS Aerospace Engineering, 1996 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Research

  • Integration of systems for more electric aircraft architectures (Multiple efforts from 2005 to the present. Sponsored by AFRL, Airbus, Boeing, EADS, Hispano-Suiza, NASA, Rolls-Royce)
  • Environmental policy decision support methods (Multiple efforts from 2004 to the present. Sponsored by EPA, FAA, NASA)
  • System-of-system studies focusing on the global transportation system of the future (Multiple efforts from 2000 to the present. Sponsored by NASA and Thales)
  • Cost estimation methods development (Multiple efforts from 1996 to the present. Sponsored by GEAE, NASA, Vought)
  • Design methods development for personal air vehicles (2001-2005, sponsored by NASA)

Membership and Service

  • Secretary for Energy Optimized Aircraft and equipment Systems AIAA Program Committee
  • Member of the European Union Center of Excellence at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Science Fair Judge:Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2008, Regional & School Level 1999–2006
  • Assistant Editor Journal of Parametrics (Jan 03 – Oct 04)

Selected Publications

  • SAE 10PSC-0025 FACILITATING THE ENERGY OPTIMIZATION OF AIRCRAFT PROPULSION AND THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS THROUGH INTEGRATED MODELING AND SIMULATION by A. Maser, E. Garcia, D. Mavris to be presented at 2010 SAE Power Systems Conference November 2-4, 2010 - Ft. Worth, Texas, USA
  • ICAS 2010-7.3.2 EFFICIENT INTEGRATION OF TRANSIENT CONSTRAINTS IN THE DESIGN OF AIRCRAFT DYNAMIC SYSTEMS by L. L. Phan, D. N. Mavris, J.-J. Charrier, E. Garcia et al to be presented at the 27th Congress of ICAS, Nice, France 19-24 September, 2010
  • AIAA-2009-6902 A VISUAL ANALYTICS APPROACH TO THE QUALITATIVE COMPARISON OF THE SESAR AND NEXTGEN EFFORTS by Olivia Pinon, Dimitri Mavris, Elena Garcia, for the 9th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference (ATIO) and Aircraft Noise and Emissions Reduction Symposium (ANERS) , Hilton Head, South Carolina, Sep. 21-23, 2009
  • ICAS 2008-6.2.2 METHODOLOGY FOR AIRCRAFT SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE SIZING by C. de Tenorio, D. Mavris, E. Garcia, M. Armstrong for the 26th Congress of ICAS and 8th AIAA ATIO, Anchorage, Alaska, Sep. 14-19, 2008
  • AIAA-2003-2677 FORMULATION OF A METHOD TO ASSESS CAPACITY ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES by E Garcia, D DeLaurentis, Dimitri Mavris, for the AIAA International Air and Space Symposium and Exposition: The Next 100 Years, Dayto n, Ohio, July 14-17, 2003
  • ISPA 1999 AFFORDABILITY ASSESSMENT FOR A SUBSONIC TRANSPORT by Dr. Dimitri N. Mavris and Elena Garcia for the 2nd Joint ISPA /SCEA International Conference, June 1999, San Antonio, TX