Dr. Alexia Payan is an Aerospace Engineer with a passion for Atmospheric and Space Sciences. Her daily activities consist in both managing teams of graduate and undergraduate researchers and actively contributing to projects dealing with rotorcraft safety, optimization of flight schedules and package networks, design and analysis of electric aircraft concepts, exploration of renewable energy and associated technologies to reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere, and multi-attribute decision making for UAV allocation to imaging missions. Dr. Payan’s expertise in Atmospheric and Space Sciences deals with the understanding of magnetospheric and local processes at the origin of auroral phenomena and their dynamical relationship using a three-dimensional multi-fluid simulation model coupled with a brightness model.
- Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 2013, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
- M.S., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, 2013, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
- M.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2008, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
- M.S., Aeronautics and Aerospace, 2008, ISAE-Supaero
- Diplome d’Ingenieur, Aeronautics and Aerospace, 2006, ISAE-Supaero