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Abstract must include:

  • Title of the paper
  • Surnames and first names, postal and email addresses of the authors with clear identification of the “corresponding author”
  • An abstract of one A4 page (maximum)
  • Font: Times – Size: 10 – Line spacing: single

You are invited to indicate up to 3 topics from the list below, in preferred order.

Please mention whether Prime Author is Student (up to PhD included) and whether you prefer Oral or Poster presentation.

Commercial papers will be rejected.

Specific sessions may be dedicated to on-going activities in the framework of the current EU research programmes.

Abstracts are solicited in the following topics (listed alphabetically):

The AEROFLIPHY symposium addresses all aspects of aerodynamics relevant to aircrafts and UAVs, missiles and projectiles, launchers, and re-entry vehicles. Aero-acoustics will be also examined for aeronautical applications with a special focus on landing and take-off flight phases of aircraft. Topics will deal with both external and internal flows since aerodynamics and aero-acoustics are the main concern of the symposium.

Papers will preferentially address at least one of the following three approaches: physical understanding, theoretical analysis, and/or the development of control technologies and control methodologies applied to aeronautical or space flows.

Authors are encouraged to submit papers in the fields of:

  • Low and high-speed flows,
  • unsteady aerodynamics,
  • generation/ propagation and control of vehicle noise,
  • boundary layer transition, flow separation, flow instability, turbulence, vortex dynamics, shock interactions,
  • plasma flows, MHD flows, flow control by energy deposition, flow control using MEMS and nanotechnologies,
  • fluid/ wall heat transfer,
  • experimental diagnostics, aerodynamic measurements,
  • advances in wind tunnel testing and ground test capabilities, in-flight/ airborne testing,
  • innovative aerodynamic configurations, aerodynamic optimization techniques, buffet and wing aerodynamics,
  • continuum methods for rarefied flows, real gas flow physics.

The AEROST symposium will cover the innovations and promising developments in the field of Lighter Than Air (LTA) aircrafts.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Improvements of weather observation and forecasts as a game changer for aerostat applications,
  • innovative Guidance Control and Navigation for Aerostats,
  • new materials for fabrics, ropes and structures and their application to aerostat design
  • virtual prototyping and dynamic simulation for aerostats,
  • energy management and use of renewable energy - Use of solar energy,
  • electric propulsion for aerostat applications,
  • innovative hybrid design Aerostat / Aerodyne,
  • HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo Satellites)
  • Hydrogen management for buoyancy and/or fuel - Onboard hydrogen regeneration to offset leakage,
  • UAV logic and advantages for aerostats,
  • balloon as first stage rocket launch (Rockoon),
  • new sensors (smaller and IoT) and applications to aerostat mission,
  • Ground Handling Solutions for Aerostats,
  • specific topics for LTA Airworthiness - Airships shape effects,
  • specific topics for LTA Air Traffic Management,
  • specific topics for LTA staff operator training and qualification,
  • ongoing activities in the framework of the current EU research programs.

This symposium CFDMPS will welcome communications about CFD and Multi-Physics simulations:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in continuous regime and rarefied atmosphere,
  • aeroelastic simulation,
  • acoustics,
  • multi-phase simulation (VOF, spray, phase change, …),
  • thermal management (convective, radiative, conductive and ablative),
  • electromagnetic high and low frequency analysis,
  • Multi-Physics coupling of various physics, including structural and multi-disciplinary optimization.

All the modelling methodologies will be covered from systems engineering to advanced 3D simulation, with High Performance Computing and Model Order Reduction.

In terms of aerospace industrial application domains, targets are the use of advanced simulation for:

  • The design and qualification of spacecraft (launchers, satellites, space stations, space telescopes, …),
  • certification of aircrafts (airframes, aeroengines, helicopters …) and strategic vehicles.

New expanding simulation domains are also welcome, like:

  • Multi-Physics topology optimization,
  • spacecraft multi-physics fragmentation prediction,
  • Hydrogen storage, flow and related multi-physics and challenges for aircraft propulsion, etc.

The session CLINAV will address the progress towards a more sustainable aviation system with a focus on alternative fuels and propulsion systems.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Technical progress in Sustainable Aviation Fuels
  • Sustainable Aviation Fuels climate impact
  • operational aspects of alternative fuels
  • Hydrogen and liquid natural gas
  • electric and hybrid-electric powertrain architectures
  • direct combustion of LH2/LNG

The symposium is organized with the European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN).

The FDGNCAV symposium will cover the applications of novel analytical and experimental methods for the analysis and the prediction of the flight dynamics of civil and military airplanes, drones, launch vehicles and spacecraft as well as on-board electronics and avionics.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Control, guidance, navigation, mission analysis, flight management,
  • multi-sensor data fusion,
  • image processing,
  • on-board decision and autonomy,
  • verification and validation technology,
  • highly innovative technologies and state-of-the-art research in energy storage, power distribution, sensors,
  • radiation-hard electronics, wireless and power line communications,
  • embedded software,
  • methods and tools such as model-based system engineering, data coding and modulations, fault tolerance,
  • avionics architectures such as embedded computing platforms, communication and telemetry data networks,
  • thermal management, power control, centralized versus distributed systems.

Flow control FLOCON is one of the most promising avenues for developing alternative design and greener solutions to current air vehicles. The theoretical and technological difficulties are however very challenging. The objective of this workshop is to place the various scientific communities involved in front of the operational and technical realities. The event will be a unique opportunity for European and worldwide researchers to showcase their work and to exchange with the most prominent academic and industrial specialists.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

Laminar Flow Control Technology

  • Designs,
  • gap managing,
  • actuators (piezo-electric, magneto-mechanic, cross flow straighteners, microjets, …),
  • intelligent – adaptive surfaces.

Turbulent Flow Control Technology

  • Materials – actively controlled porosity,
  • actuators – (piezo-electric, magneto-mechanic, microjets…),
  • intelligent – adaptive surfaces,
  • combined actuator / sensor techniques,
  • hybrid active riblet surface,
  • plasma arrays,
  • passive acoustic methods.

Engines

  • Laminar + turbulent flow (see above),
  • noise cancelling – active acoustic liners – MEMS,
  • heat managing,
  • combustion,
  • boundary Layer Ingestion,
  • distributed propulsion – cancelling shear flow effects.

Control strategies

  • Open or close loops,
  • machine learning.

The HEPAEM symposium will cover multidisciplinary aspects of hybrid electric propulsion applied to transportation aircraft as a potential way to reduce commercial aviation emissions. Topics range from candidate hybrid aircraft configuration to electric components technologies, including electric architectures and related issues such as electromagnetic interferences, thermal management or electric discharges.

Papers are solicited in the field of:

  • Hybrid aircraft conceptual design and performance evaluation,
  • electric machine for HEP,
  • power electronics,
  • electric architecture and related issue (power and thermal management,
  • EMI and electric discharge

This symposium HUMANF is aimed at all researchers involved in human factor activities, both in aviation and space, and intends to provide the participants with the most important advancement in the field.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Flight simulation and training,
  • CRM (Crew Resource Management),
  • ergonomics and comfort,
  • Human Machine interaction,
  • fatigue,
  • stress and performance.

The main objectives of the NEWSPA symposium is to discuss the technical options enabling the development of future operations in space, associated to new space transportation services based on any launch system, including not only the European Ariane 6, Vega C and their evolutions, but also worldwide solutions.

Papers are solicited in the domains of:

  • New launch systems under development worldwide, from micro (e.g. new initiatives), to small (e.g. Vega C class) and big launchers (e.g. Ariane 6 class),
  • new space transportation elements under development worldwide for payloads requiring orbital transfer, from kick-stages to space-tugs for new in-orbit operations and services,
  • new space transportation services worldwide for small spacecraft, including ride-shares, piggy-back and motorized dispenser solutions, large constellations deployment, as well as recoverable orbital payloads (e.g. Space Rider, its evolutions and its competitors),
  • associated enabling technologies.

The PROPHY symposium will cover all aspects of Air-Breathing and space propulsion, spanning from new developments in engines and propellants to modelling and testing. It will also address Electrical Propulsion under all its variants, as well as Advanced Propulsion such as Solar Sails, Tethers, Slingshot…

Topics range from basic research and development to applied studies, using experimental, theoretical and/ or advanced numerical methods, with a special focus on fundamental physical understanding.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Air-breathing propulsion (alternative fuels, supersonic/ hypersonic aircraft propulsion, scramjet/multi- mode

ramjet, modified and combined cycles, pulsed detonation engines, propulsion system aspects),

  • electric propulsion, fuel cells
  • Launch Vehicle Propulsion (solid, liquid, gaseous, gel, and hybrid propellants),
  • in-space propulsion (chemical, electric and nuclear engines; solar radiation; beamed energy; micro-propulsion; propellant-less techniques; on-board power),
  • propulsion aspects of space debris remediation,
  • propellant injection and ignition,
  • combustion fundamentals, combustion stability, combustion modelling,
  • heat transfer and cooling technologies for propulsion devices,
  • thrust nozzles

The REUSYS symposium is for all stakeholders involved in the research and development of reusable launch systems. It will review the status of the different activities and projects

Papers are expected in every technical domain associated with reusability:

  • system studies and new missions enabled by reusability,
  • dedicated technologies,
  • technology demonstrators,
  • reusability strategies,
  • space access policy,
  • synergies with aeronautics,
  • development roadmaps,
  • commercial aspects,

The main objective of the space exploration symposium SPEXPLO is to prepare for robotic and human exploration of destinations outside low earth orbit where humans may someday live and work. Enabling a sustainable space exploration in an affordable and productive manner is a long-term goal that we will use to shape our near-term activities.

Main theme proposed for the 2023 conference is the moon destination. Papers dealing with projects, missions, technologies to be applied or dealing with the Moon are encouraged.

The Space Exploration symposium will focus on scientific research, technologies and technical activities in relation with the EUCASS main symposium.

The major topics will cover:

  • Missions,
  • supporting technologies such as
    • propulsion,
    • Space Power and Energy,
    • Materials, Manufacturing and Architecture,
    • Thermal Management Systems.
  • In-Situ-Resource-Utilization (ISRU), that covers
    • Materials, construction and architecture,
    • oxygen and water extraction from regolith and polar volatiles,
    • regolith excavation and processing,
    • resource prospection needs and approaches,
    • production of consumables and propellants,
    • regolith for energy storage
    • environmental challenges; crossovers with terrestrial resources,
    • commercial activities.

"Citius, Altius, Fortius – Communiter" could be the motto of the Space Student Programs Symposium STUDENT this year in Lausanne in the framework of EUCASS/CEAS.

If  you are ready to boldly go where no student has gone before,  you're in the right place.  Don't miss out and take the opportunity to meet all actors of academic, research and industrial world in order to share your passion, experience, your work and research findings and emerge new ideas and collaboration.  In this perspective, in parallel of possible material and demonstrators exposition, students are  invited to submit their papers in both theoretical advances as well as practical applications and demonstrators in the fields of space activities.

This session will address thematic such as:

  • Launcher system
  • avionics
  • guidance, navigation and control,
  • ground segment,
  • structures and materials,
  • propulsion
  • eco-design.

So don't hesitate, join us ! Be actors of change to reinvent the space of tomorrow.

The STRMAT symposium covers improvements introduced in aerospace structures and engines through innovative materials, processing technologies, structural design and analysis. It addresses fundamental research domains of aeroelasticity and structural dynamics. Massive introduction of fiber-reinforced organic composites has become a reality and the introduction of other composites is progressing in the engines.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Materials and technologies (metallic and composite),
  • structural design including design principles,
  • manufacturing and assembly of composite and metallic structures
  • structural dynamic/ static analysis,
  • fatigue and fracture,
  • vibro-acoustics,
  • impact and shock response,
  • aero-elastic design and testing methodologies under both static and dynamic loading,
  • health monitoring via electronic signature,
  • acoustics,
  • shock and vibration absorbers.

This symposium SUSTAV addresses all the fundamental challenges, both in its civil and military aspects, that aviation is facing to ensuring a cleaner, quieter, smarter future for the industry.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • atmospheric physics, measurements and modelling to avoid flying into areas causing contrail formation,
  • novel aircraft concepts, design techniques, and system architectures,
  • MDO (optimization tools and strategies, sensitivity analysis, artificial intelligence),
  • green hydrogen propulsion and hybrid-electric aircraft,
  • sustainable aviation fuels,
  • reduction of the impact of aircraft noise,
  • flight operations,
  • ground operations including new infrastructures,
  • alignment of national and European programs,
  • special sessions on ongoing research program.

This symposium SUSTSP addresses space sustainability & logistics, integrating several topics to discuss future space and Europe. Logistics is the management of the flow of things (resources, people, data…) from a point of origin to a point of consumption.  

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Eco-design and life cycle engineering, life cycle cost & value,
  • flow & Network logistics models,
  • On-Orbit refueling & servicing, mainly cryotechnic, including demonstrations,
  • constellation deployment and on-orbit assembly,
  • space supply chain, transportation modelling and associated Operations Research,
  • selected launcher and space transport vehicles at system-level, and new technologies or orbits with significant logistics demands,
  • space debris & space situational awareness, covering all technical and scientific aspects, observations and measurements, modelling and risk analysis, re-entry, protection, mitigation and remediation, space surveillance and traffic management, Space Capacity index,
  • contributions to an 18th Sustainable Development Goal SDG related to space (  with a non-exclusive focus on in-space sustainability).

Submitted abstracts should address issues with particular implications on sustainability or deep & broad impact on logistics systems.

The SYSINT symposium is concerned with multidisciplinary and integration problems (subjects where separate disciplines interact in synergy).

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • MDO (optimization tools and strategies, sensitivity analysis, artificial intelligence),
  • fluid-structure-GNC thermal interaction,
  • mission/ trajectories, advanced or new concepts,
  • vehicle comfort (acoustics and vibration, air-conditioning),
  • FDIR approaches,
  • embedded systems/ trends on information technologies,
  • architecture design with COTS hardware,
  • augmented reality,
  • energy harvesting,
  • special sessions on ongoing research program.

 

This symposium TESTING deals with all the aspects associated to testing in the aerospace domain. Testing occurs in numerous stages of the aircraft life: simulation testing, research and development testing, production and maintenance testing, all being either on ground or in flight or even both, and all being either at component and/or at complete-aircraft level. Over the last decades, testing in aerospace has being continuously optimized for passenger aircraft, space vehicle or defence related programs. Today, testing faces new challenges with future platforms like eVTOL aircraft and drones.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • New technologies in sensors, data acquisition and telemetry for lab and flight test instrumentation,
  • test methods and means for hydrogen, electric or other new zero emissions energies,
  • Big Data , Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for analysis and validation of test data,
  • virtual and distributed testing, digital twins,
  • NDT, DIC… advanced component and complete-aircraft testing for development up to production testing,
  • challenges of test and evaluation for future platforms.

The TURBO symposium will cover all turbomachinery related aspects of air-breathing and space propulsion engines.

Of interest are the latest technology developments in gas turbine (turbo-prop, turbo-jet, turbo-fan), ramjet, scramjet, pulsed and detonation engines.

Advances in the analysis, design and testing of compressors, turbines, and pumps, as well as the latest combustion and cooling technologies implemented in the next aero engine generation are of primary interest for this symposium.

Likewise, contributions related to vibration, aero-acoustic and aero-elasticity of the turbomachinery components, and more in general all aero-mechanical turbomachinery aspects of the engine are welcome. Engine testing, measurement techniques and performance monitoring will also be considered.

Contributions in terms of basic and applied research of experimental, numerical and theoretical nature are expected.

Papers are solicited in the fields of:

  • Air-breathing engines
  • Turbines
  • Compressors
  • Fan
  • Pumps
  • Combustion chambers
  • Heat transfer and cooling technologies
  • Engine testing and monitoring
  • Experimental techniques

The symposium is organized with the EUROTURBO.

This symposium deals with the possible civil applications of UAVFUT in the future and the specific solutions required for these applications.

In recent years, the number of possibilities offered by UAVs has quickly risen, because of their capability to offer more reliable, safer, or faster solutions. At the same time, technical challenges have been encountered, which form as many hurdles on the way towards an even larger expansion of these applications.

In this symposium, these applications will be addressed, together with the technical challenges and solutions proposed to increase the UAVs capabilities.

Papers are solicited in the fields of UAVs with respect to:

Applications:

  • Environmental science and engineering: smart farming, forest monitoring, plant monitoring, water monitoring, soil cover, Aerology, Archeology, wheather analysis,
  • health services: emergency situation assessment, drugs delivery, blood sample analysis, emergency people transportation,
  • civil engineering and architecture: building with UAV, hydraulic, road inspection, structure and building inspection, large infrastructures surveillance, architectural survey, territorial development,
  • logistics applications: goods and persons transportation,
  • security: sensitive site surveillance, law enforcement entities, crowd surveillance.

Specific Technologies/approaches:

  • Computing sciences: communication systems, cybersecurity, AI, guidance & control, visualization, swarm robotics, signal processing (video), trajectory strategy (Navigation, obstacle avoidance),
  • embedded systems: new detectors (hyperspectral imaging, radar, lidar…), electronic systems, Robustness and Safety design,
  • technologies: radar / optronics for traffic / obstacles detection, sensors for teledetection, inertias,
  • engineering: mechanic, fluid, structure, materials, design, Battery Technologies and management,
  • ground control station & human factors: design, man-machines interactions, supervision of (more) autonomous systems.

Others:

  • Business intelligence, legal.
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