Susan Liscouët-Hanke

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering

Concordia University

 

1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West, EV12.183
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3G 1M8

susan.liscouet-hanke@concordia.ca

 

Research topics:

 

Publications

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Susan_Liscouet-Hanke/publications

Open Positions

Funded position for MASc and PhD applicants are available starting in Sep 2020 or Jan 2021, in the following areas:

§  MASc 1: Model-based safety assessment for aircraft system architectures in hybrid-electric and distributed electric aircraft (in collaboration with Bombardier / AGILE4.0 partners)

§  MASc 2: Development of a concept for maintainability criteria integration in conceptual design (in collaboration with Bombardier/ AGILE4.0 partners)

§  MASc or PhD 3: Development of estimation methods for the conceptual design of air systems (ECS, pneumatic power system, ice protection etc.) for unconventional aircraft

§  Three position are available in the area of virtual design and testing of advanced flight control systems (in collaboration with Bombardier)

o   PhD or MASc 4: Focus on Model-based Systems Engineering

o   PhD or MASc 5: Model-based Safety Assessment

o   PhD or MASc 6: Model-Based Design including aspect of control of in flight control system testing

Excellent candidates with background and interest in aircraft systems design can submit their application to susan.liscouet-hanke@concordia.ca, with the reference to the position. Suitable candidates must be committed to high-quality research, willing to develop excellent communication skills and comfortable working in a research lab requiring teamwork and interactions with international partners. Please check Concordia’s admission requirements before submitting your application.

 

Current research projects:

§  AGILE4.0Towards cyber-physical collaborative aircraft development

§  MDAO-Next-Gen - Developing next generation multi-disciplinary design, analysis and optimization capabilities for next generation aircraft (funded by NSERC, CRIAQ and Bombardier)

§  Aircraft systems architecting methodologies for more electric, hybrid and unconventional vehicles (NSERC - Discovery Grant)

§  Investigation of the feasibility of an auxiliary photovoltaic system for aircraft

§  Model-based methodologies for the conceptual design of aircraft systems architectures

o   Investigating MBSE frameworks for large design space exploration

o   Prototype Tool for Aircraft System Architecture Design Space Exploration

Completed projects:

§  2017-2019: Multi-level modeling methodologies for aircraft thermal architecture optimization (Project with Bombardier Inc., funded through MITCAS Elevate)

§  Winning team of the AGILE Academy Challenge – (Aircraft 3rd generation MDO for innovative collaboration of heterogeneous teams of experts)

§  Generic model-based development of test means for flight control systems using variability (Project with Thales Canada Inc., funded by MITACS)

§  MBSE Methodology for Implementation of Networked Aircraft Control Systems on Distributed Integrated Modular Architecture (XDIMA) – Environmental Control System (Project with Bombardier Inc., funded by MITCAS)

§  Investigation of value of Model-Based Systems Engineering approach for the conceptual design of advanced aircraft high-lift system architectures (Project with Bombardier Aerospace, funded by MITACS)

 

Research Team Members:

Current:

§  Dr. Florian Sanchez (Post-Doctoral Fellow)

§  Andrew Jeyaraj (PhD in progress)

§  Vijesh Mohan (PhD in progress)

§  Andrea Cartile (PhD in progress) – co-supervision with Dr. Catharine Marsden (NCADE)

§  Abdul Malik Huzaifa (MASc in progress)

§  Carlos Rodriguez (MASc in progress)

§  Mohammadreza Sadri (MASc in progress) – co-supervision with Dr. Catharine Marsden (NCADE)

§  Noah Sadaka (Research Assistant)

§  Alec Thaemlitz (UGrad – summer internship – NSERC USRA)

§  Richard El Chaar (UGrad – summer internship - CUSRA)

 

Previous:

§  Nikta Tabesh (MEng project)

§  Andrew Jeyaraj (MASc)

§  Noah Sadaka (B Eng - CUSRA)

§  Hasti Jahanara (MASc)

§  Prince George Mathew (MASc)

§  Ezhil Shakti Murugesan (MASc)

§  Olivier Bigo (M Eng) – summer research project

§  Saroj Kumar Nahak (undergrad summer research project – Mitacs Globalink)

§  Pierre-Marie Gaudry (visiting student, INSA Toulouse, France)

§  Alan Padilla Martinez (Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering - CUSRA)

§  Bharani Raj Mohan (MEng Aerospace)

§  Prince Nelson (MEng Aerospace)

§  Vikram Shanmugiah Mathisa (MEng Mechanical Engineering)

§  Priya Dharshini Muthu (MEng Aerospace)

        

Last update: June 10, 2020