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Brian German

Brian German

National Institute of Aerospace Langley Associate Professor
Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering

Contact Information

Weber Room 313A
404.385.3299

Education

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering (2007), Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S Aerospace Engineering (2000), Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Aerospace Engineering (1999), Georgia Institute of Technology

Brian German

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Brian German is the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) Langley Associate Professor in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech. His research involves aircraft electric propulsion, autonomous flight, and the emerging aviation markets that these technologies enable. He specializes in configuration design of electric aircraft, aerodynamics of distributed propulsion, battery and hybrid electric propulsion modeling, operations research problems for innovative scheduled and on-demand air services, and aircraft operational economics modeling. His work focuses primarily on new types of electric regional aircraft and eVTOL aircraft for urban air mobility. Prof. German is a founding member and former Chair (2014-2016) of the AIAA Transformational Flight Program Committee, which was chartered to explore the opportunities of emerging aircraft electric propulsion and autonomy technologies, and he is a member of the AIAA Aircraft Electric Propulsion and Power Working Group. Professor German is a former Fulbright student scholar and NDSEG Graduate Research Fellow, and he received the NSF CAREER award in 2012. He is an Associate Fellow of AIAA.

Expertise:
  • System Design
  • Optimization
NSF CAREER award - 2012
Lockheed Martin Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award - 2012
Outstanding Aerospace Engineering Professor Award, presented by the Georgia Tech chapter of the Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Honor Society - 2011
Northrop Grumman Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award - 2011
AIAA Senior Member - 2010
Fulbright Student Scholar - 2002-2003
AIAA Gordon C. Oates Air Breathing Propulsion Graduate Award - 2001
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellow - 1999-2002
NSF Graduate Fellow - 1999
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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
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Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343