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Aerospace Professor Joaquim R.R.A. Martins elected Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society

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Congratulations to Aerospace Prof. Joaquim R.R.A. Martins, who has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Fellow is the highest accolade that can be achieved in the Royal Aeronautical Society. In order to receive this honor, Professor Martins met three criteria: he has “made outstanding contributions in the profession of aeronautics,” he has “attained a position of high responsibility in the profession of aeronautics,” and he has “had long experience of high quality in the profession of aeronautics.”

Professor Martins has been teaching at the University of Michigan for a decade and he serves as Director of the Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Laboratory (MDO Lab) in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. His research involves the development and application of MDO methodologies to the design of aircraft configurations, with a focus on high-fidelity simulations that take advantage of high-performance parallel computing. He has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Aircraft, Optimization and Engineering, and Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization.

Aerospace Associate Professor, Joaquim Martins
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