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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Scientific Committee 2017:

Gerardo Olivares, Ph.D.
Conference Chair
Director, Crash Dynamics and Computational Mechanics Laboratories
National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR)

Chiara Bisagni, Ph.D.
Chairholder of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics
Delft University of Technology

Willem Doeland, MSc Aero Eng
Structures Expert, Certification Directorate
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Javier Herrero, Ph.D.
Senior Lead Engineer, Product Development and Technology
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Dr. Michel Mahe
Senior Expert – Dynamic Analysis
Airbus

Alan Melling, BSc Hons Mech Eng
Designated Certification Specialist (DCS) Crashworthiness
Airbus

Joseph Pellettiere, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor in Crash Dynamics
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

J. Michael Pereira, Ph.D.
Technical Lead, Ballistic Impact Facility
NASA Glenn Research Center

Mostafa Rassaian, Ph.D.
Technical Fellow, Computational Structural Mechanics, Impact Dynamics
Boeing Research & Technology

Dr.-Ing. Nathalie Toso 
Head of Structural Integrity Department
DLR Institute of Structures and Design