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Interview of Mr. Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
Mr. Bart Biebuyck, Executive Director of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking - FCH JU (short CV here) introduces his views regarding the challenges and the scopes of the FCH JU as well as his viewpoint on the role of Academia in the frame of the FCH JU.
Date published: 28.08.2020
Interview of Dr. Remy Denos, Policy Officer - Space research, innovation and start-ups, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS) of the European Commission
Dr. Remy Denos, Policy Officer - Space research, innovation and start-ups, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS) of the European Commission (short CV here), shared his viewpoint about the objectives and challenges of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) for Space as well as the involvement of Academia in shaping SRIA for Space research and its expecting role on implementing SRIA.
Date published: 26.08.2020
EASN-WEGEMT MoU
Prof. Peilin Zhou, Chairman of the European Association of Universities in Marine Technology (WEGEMT) and Prof. Andreas Strohmayer, Chairman of the EASN Association share their viewpoints about the established Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between WEGEMT and EASN.
Date published: 27.04.2020
EASN Conference Best Paper Award
Dr. Yaroslav Dvirnyk, Dr. Dmytro Pavlenko and Dr. Radoslaw Przysowa received the best paper award for their work "Determination of serviceability limits of a turboshaft engine by the criterion of blade natural frequency and stall margin" presented in the 9th EASN International Conference and published in the respective issue of proceedings. The winners share their views on the future of research in the topic of their work in the following interview.
Date published: 27.04.2020
Newly elected EASN BoD: Interview of Prof. Andreas Strohmayer, new EASN Chairman & Prof. Spiros Pantelakis, former EASN Chairman and current Honorary EASN Chairman
EASN is entering a new era as Prof. Andreas Strohmayer (Dept. of Aircraft Design, University of Stuttgart), has been appointed as the new Chairman of EASN. In addition, the title of EASN Honorary Chairman was granted to Prof. Spiros Pantelakis in recognition of his exceptional contribution and long-lasting support to the Association. On the occasion of this new beginning, Prof. Andreas Strohmayer and Prof. Spiros Pantelakis share their thoughts for the current status and the upcoming steps of the Association.
Date published: 11.12.2019
Interview of Mr. Ron van Manen, Head of Strategic Development of Clean Sky JU
Mr. Ron van Manen (short cv here) offered an interview about the challenges of the Aviation Sector for the next decades as well as the joint effort of the European Stakeholders to formulate the Clean Sky 3 Programme in the frame of the upcoming Horizon Europe.
Date published: 28.08.2019
Interview of Mr. Axel Krein, Executive Director of Clean Sky 2
Mr. Axel Krein (short CV here) share his thoughts on the occasion of taking on the role of Executive Director of Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking and on his perspective regarding the role of academia in CS 2 and the future of Aeronautics sector in Europe in general.
Date published: 14.05.2019
Interview of Dr. Andreas Strohmayer, Professor for Aircraft Design at University of Stuttgart and Member of the Board of Directors of EASN
One of EASN's objectives is to support the research activities of European academia in the field of aeronautics in order to incubate technological innovation and to disseminate knowledge. In this context EASN is proposing ASTORIA, a research infrastructure based on modular Unmanned Aerial Systems targeted at open Research and Innovation Actions in Europe. Within the EASN board of directors Andreas Strohmayer, together with Helge Pfeiffer and Spiros Pantelakis, has taken the lead of this initiative to take it to a next step.
Date published: 21.01.2019
Interview with regards to Joint Paper on Aeronautics Research and Innovation in Horizon Europe
The EASN Association, the Association of European Research Establishments in Aeronautics (EREA) and the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), signed recently the Joint Paper on Aeronautics Research and Innovation in Horizon Europe. Dr. Jan Pie, Secretary General of ASD, Dr. Catalin Nae, EREA Chairman and Prof. Spiros Pantelakis, EASN Chairman share their thoughts on the importance of this joint approach.
Date published: 18.01.2019
Interview of Prof. Costas Charitidis an Prof. Spiros Pantelakis, Co-Chairmen of the 9th EASN International Conference
The 9th EASN International Conference Co-Chairmen, Costas Charitidis, Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering of NTUA and Head of the "Research Unit of Advanced, Composite, Nano Materials & Nanotechnology - R-NanoLab" (short CV here) and Spiros Pantelakis, Professor at the University of Patras, Chairman of the EASN Association and Head of the Laboratory of Technology & Strength of Materials (LTSM) (short CV here), share their thoughts on the importance of 9th EASN International Conference which will be held in Athens, Greece from the 3rd until the 6th of September 2019.
Date published: 17.10.2018
Eng. Claudia Dobre - Coordinator of the project TandemAEROdays19.20
Head of International Cooperation Unit in the National Institute for Aerospace Research "Elie Carafoli" - INCAS Bucharest, INCAS representative in the EREA Executive Secretariat (European Research Establishments in Aeronautics) and member of the Steering Committee of IFAR (International Forum for Aviation Research).
Date published: 17.10.2018
Interview of Dr. Pablo Garcia Tello, Section Head of the Development of EU Projects & Initiatives, CERN
Dr. Pablo Garcia Tello offered an interview about an educational student challenge initiative in aviation engineering proposed by EASN, ESA and CERN. 
Date published: 17.10.2018
Interview of Mr Roland Chemama, GMI Aero President
GMI Aero President, Mr Roland CHEMAMA, has been interviewed, on the occasion of the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) seminar on "Contemporary Challenges and Latest Innovations related to the Bonded Composite Repair of Aircraft Structures", that will take place in Paris between 18-20/6/2018, organized by the European Aeronautics Science Network - EASN and GMI Aero, the world leader in composite repair equipment and technologies.
Date published: 17.10.2018
Interview of Dr. Helge Pfeiffer, Secretary General of the EASN Association
Recently, the EASN Association organized the 2nd Parliamentary Breakfast at the European Parliament, followed by an Open Workshop at the premises of the European Commission under the topic "Accelerated impact of academic aviation research for improved air transport for all European citizens". Dr. Helge Pfeiffer, Secretary General of the EASN Association, was the coordinating person for the organization of this dual event. We are happy to share with you his view on the result of this EASN initiative.
Date published: 29.06.2018
Interview of Dr. Athanasios Dafnis, Deputy Head of Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design at RWTH Aachen University
Recently, the EASN Association established a new Interest Group under the title: "Space technologies and applications". Dr. Athanasios Dafnis (RWTH Aachen) who took the initiative of creating this Interest Group and serves as the Interest Group leader has kindly accepted to share with the readers his views on this initiative.
Date published: 29.06.2018