Scientific Advisory Committee

The Scientific Advisory Committee is asked every year to give its opinion on the Research Programme, its evolution and relevance, and to make recommendations on future research directions. It is composed of seven members:

Five academic members, experts in the climate impacts of aviation from European or American universities or research centres:

  • Dr Klaus Gierens, Research Scientist in the Earth System Modelling department of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Dr Andrew Gettelman, Senior Scientist in the Climate and Global Dynamics Division and the Atmospheric Chemistry Division at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), in Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • Dr Irene Dedoussi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Control and Operations of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in Delft, Netherlands
  • Dr Roberto Paoli, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering of the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Dr Emilia Sanchez, Senior Researcher in the Modélisation du climat et de son changement global, team of the Centre Européen de Recherche et de Formation Avancée en Calcul Scientifique (CERFACS) in Toulouse, France.

A representative of the French CORAC, Council for civil aeronautics research:

  • Anne Bondiou-Clergerie, Directeur Affaires R&D, Espace et Environnement at the French Aerospace Industries Association (GIFAS)

A representative of the French aeronautical industry:

  • Bruno Stoufflet, Vice-President R&D at Dassault Aviation