Project Updates / News / Events

In this page is presented the information concerning the latest news about the CHANGE project and related issues.

      • Project partners are planning to participate in the following forthcoming conferences:
               AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2016, San Diego, California, USA, 4-8 January, 2016.


      • Project partners participated in the following conferences:
                 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 08-11 April 2013.

               4th International Conference on Integrity, Reliability and Failure (IRF'2013), Funchal, Portugal, 23-27 June 2013.

                AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 19-22 August 2013.

                7th Ankara International Aerospace Conference, Ankara, Turkey, 11-13 September 2013.

                3rd International EASN Association Workshop on Aerostructures, Milano, Italy, 09-11 October 2013.

         AIAA, Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, National Harbor, Maryland, USA, 13-17 January 2014.

                DeMEASS VI, Design, Modelling and Experiments of Advanced Structures and Systems, Ede, The Netherlands, 25-28 May 2014

                25th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST 2014), The Hague, The Netherlands, 6-8 October 2014.

                  ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Next Generation Aircraft Technologies, Montreal, Canada,14-20 November 2014.

                ICAA 2015, XIII International Conference on Aeronautics and Astronautics, Lisbon, Portugal, 16-17 April 2015.

          16th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Dallas, Texas, USA, 22-26 June 2015.

              AIAA Flight Testing ConferenceDallas, Texas, USA, 22-26 June 2015.

                        SMART2015, 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Portugal, 03-06 June 2015. 

        • Project partners organised and participated in the following Workshops as Dissemination Activities within the CHANGE project:

               Workshop on Morphing Airfoils for UAVs (Structure)
                           Monday, 13th October 2014 @ DLR, Braunschweig, Germany.

        13:00 Wind Tunnel Experiment of a Droop Nose (Markus Kintscher, DLR, Braunschweig)
        13:20 Morphing Leading Edge with Compliant Mechanism (Martin Radestock, DLR, Braunschweig)
        13:40 Design and Realization of a Compliant Adaptable Wing (Giulio Molinari, ETHZ, Zürich, Switzerland)
        14:30 Morphing Wing with Pneumatic Actuation (Benjamin Gramüller, DLR, Braunschweig)
        14:50 Span Extension with Telescopic Wing (Pedro Gamboa, UBI, Covilhã, Portugal)
        15:10 Compliant Morphing Aircraft Structures Research at Swansea University (Benjamin Woods, SU, Swansea, UK) 
        15:30 Warp induced Morphing leading and Trailing Edge (Noud Werter, TUD, Delft, Netherlands)
        16:20 Structural and Aerodynamic Performance of a Morphing Hybrid Trailing Edge Concept with Compliant Skin (Melin Sahin, METU, Ankara, Turkey)
        16:40 NOVEMOR Droop-Nose Adaptive Morphing Wingtip: A Design Synopsis (Srinivas Vasista, DLR, Braunschweig) 
        17:00 Droopnose Design using Aluminium Skin (LeaTop) (Noud Werter and Roeland de Breuker, TUD, Delft, Netherlands)

        Workshop on Skins for Morphing Structures (Material)
                           Tuesday 14th October 2014 @ DLR, Braunschweig, Germany.
        09:30 EPDM based Skins for Morphing (Alexander Falken, INVENT, Braunschweig)
        09:50 Design Considerations for Morphing Skins (Edward Bubert, SU, Swansea, UK)
        10:10 Molecular Modelling of Polymers for the Morphing Skin (Michail Papanikolaou, D. Drikakis, CU, Cranfield, UK)
        11:00 Design and development of composite morphing skins (Noud Werter and Roeland de Breuker, TUD, Delft, Netherlands)
        11:20 Morphing Materials considering airworthiness (Sebastian Geier, DLR, Braunschweig)

               Workshop on Morphing Airfoils for UAVs (Aerodynamics)

        Friday 27th March 2015 @ Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

        10:30 Aerospace at Cranfield, Building the Momentum (Iain Gray, CU, Cranfield, UK )
        11:30 CFD capabilities of the Fluid Mechanics and Computational Science centre (Dimitris Drikakis, CU, Cranfield, UK)
        12:00 Telescopic wing design and performance (Pedro Gamboa, UBI, Covilhã, Portugal)
        12:30 Aerodynamic variable-fidelity modelling (Marco Hahn, ARA, Bedford, UK)
        14:30 Analysis of propeller-airframe interaction effects through a combined numerical simulation and wind-tunnel testing approach (Angel Gomariz-Sancha, ARA, Bedford, UK)
        15:00 Multi-fidelity, multi-disciplinary analysis and optimization framework for aerial vehicle design (Andrea Ciarella, ARA, Bedford, UK)
        15:40 Numerical simulation of wing vortex generators (Andrew Peace, ARA, Bedford, UK)
        16:15 Aerodynamic Analysis in Structural Design Process of a Morphing UAV (Serkan Ozgen, METU, Ankara, Turkey)

        Melin Sahin,
        Oct 21, 2014, 3:00 AM
        Melin Sahin,
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        Melin Sahin,
        Apr 8, 2015, 8:00 AM