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Research interests

Dr Aykut Tamer conducts research in the field of aerospace engineering with the goal of contributing to net-zero flight. His research encompasses a wide range of subjects, including:

  • predicting the behavior of novel aircraft architectures using innovative methods;
  • improving human-machine interaction in novel VTOL aircraft to enhance the acceptance of unconventional designs by pilots and passengers,
  • integrating hydrogen systems into aircraft models to understand the coupled behaviour under dynamic loading;
  • analyzing the dynamics of hybrid and distributed propulsion schemes to enhance aeroelastic stability;
  • a broad application area in nonlinear dynamics and vibration control;
  • exploring novel structures that can improve aircraft performance under impact and dynamic loads;
  • utilizing numerical and experimental approaches in aero-engine vibration to enhance the reliability and readiness of future propulsion systems.

Other responsibilities

Mechanical Engineering Research Staff Coordinator

Education/Academic qualification

Aerospace Engineering, Doctor of Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Award Date: 6 Mar 2015

Aerospace Engineering, Master in Science, Middle East Technical University

Award Date: 9 Sept 2011

Aerospace Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Middle East Technical University

Award Date: 24 Jun 2007

External positions

Research Assocaite, Imperial College London

5 Nov 201916 Apr 2023

Research Fellow, Politecnico di Milano

1 Dec 20154 Nov 2019

Loads and Aeroelasticity Engineer, Turkish Aerospace Ind.

1 Jul 200731 Dec 2011


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