Ke-Shi Zhang

Northwestern Polytechnical University China

Education: Sept. 2002 ~ June 2006: PhD education. Majored in aircraft conceptual design and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) in Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) of China (Ph.D.); Advised by Prof. Wei-ji Li; Sept. 2000 ~ Mar. 2003: Postgraduate education. Majored in Aircraft Design and Optimization in NPU of China (M.S.); Sept.1996 ~ July 2000: Undergraduate education. Majored in Aircraft Design in NPU of China (B.S.). Research and Work Experience: 2010~ now: Work in NPU, mainly engages in MDO framework development, MDO of strut-wing aircraft. 2008~ 2010: Work in German Aerospace Center (DLR), mainly engages in modeling and conceptual analysis of strut-wing, integrating VSAero into DLR analysis process, assessing BLWF analysis code . 2006~2008: As a postdoctor of NPU, mainly engages in multidisciplinary analysis and design optimization of hybrid airship. 2002~2006: As a Ph.D student, mainly researched on MDO method and its application in aircraft conceptual design. 2000-2003: Researched on Genetic Algorithms (GA) and its application in air-combat formation optimization.

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