Principal Investigator

Brian German
Organization: 
Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Bio: 
Langley Associate Professor

Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Brian J. German is the Langley Associate Professor in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech. Dr. German’s research involves design and optimization of air vehicles and the development of aerodynamic, propulsion, subsystem, and performance models suitable for aircraft design studies. The primary topic of his recent work has been electric flight, including vehicle configurations, technologies, and systems integration strategies. Dr. German is Chair of the AIAA Transformational Flight Program Committee, which was chartered to explore the opportunities of emerging aircraft electric propulsion and autonomy technologies. He is also a member of the AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) Technical Committee, and he serves as the Associate Director of the Georgia Tech Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL). Dr. German is a former Fulbright student scholar and NDSEG Graduate Research Fellow, and he received the NSF CAREER award in 2012.

Education
Georgia Institute of Technology, Aerospace Engineering, Ph.D. 2007, MS 2000, BS 1999

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