Dimitri Mavris – Principal Investigator
Dimitri Mavris earned his Bachelor of Science degree (1984), Master of Science degree (1985) and Doctoral degree (1988), in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech. He is the chaired professor of Advanced Aerospace Systems Analysis in Georgia Tech’s School of Aerospace Engineering, Regents Professor, and Director of its Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL).
ASDL has performed over $125M worth of research in new methods and tools in the past ten years and is home to 250 research faculty, Masters and PhD students. Since 1992, the program has graduated more than 450 fully funded MS and 130 PhD students. He has co-authored, with his students, in excess of 500 journal and conference papers. Prof. Mavris is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of Multi-disciplinary analysis, optimization and design; Probabilistic design methods; Physics based analysis and design of unconventional vehicles; Multi-disciplinary integration accounting for uncertainty and risk; Requirements definition/analysis; Reduction of analysis, design process cycle time; System-of-systems engineering; Architecture-based systems engineering; Manufacturing Influenced Design; and Data and visual analytics. He is also the newest S.P. Langley NIA Distinguished Professor, an AIAA Fellow, member of the ICAS Executive Committee, the AIAA Institute Development Committee, the US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, and is the Director of the AIAA Technical, Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems Group.