Dr. Dimitri Mavris
Dimitri Mavris is the S.P. Langley Distinguished Regents’ Professor, Boeing Professor of Advanced Aerospace Systems Analysis, and director of the Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL). Dr. Mavris received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His primary areas of research interest include: advanced design methods, aircraft conceptual and preliminary design, air-breathing propulsion design, multi-disciplinary analysis, design and optimization, system of systems, and non-deterministic design theory. Dr. Mavris has actively pursued closer ties between the academic and industrial communities in order to foster research opportunities and tailor the aerospace engineering curriculum towards meeting the future needs of the US aerospace industry. He has also co-authored with his students in excess of 500 publications. During his tenure at Georgia Tech, Dr. Mavris has chaired and served in several Technical and Program Committees for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and is the US representative to the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) Board. He is the director of the Center of Excellence in Robust Systems Design and Optimization under the General Electric University Strategic Alliance (GE USA), and the lead investigator under the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence at Georgia Tech, Partnership for Air Transportation Noise and Emissions Reduction (PARTNER).