The IFAR Early Career Network is composed of researchers, students, and other employees in aviation research from IFAR member agencies. We aim to support the growth of young researchers with high potential for national and international leadership. 

Joining is FREE and easy, and is open to anyone affiliated with an IFAR member institution.

How to Join | Upcoming Events


  1. Contact us by completing this simple form, and we will add you to our network announcements list and regularly inform you of upcoming opportunities to get involved. Virtual activities are always open to the general public.
  2. Register with IFARlink.aero to get access to all of the resources that the full IFAR community has to offer (this includes opportunities for young researchers, as well as networks composed of experienced researchers and global executives at aeronautics research institutions, news, job postings, and more).
  3. Once you have registered with IFARlink, join the online Early Career Network group by clicking on Groups --> All Groups --> IFAR Early Career Network (ECN).

Why should you join?

  • Network with other early career researchers from around the globe.
  • Get Mentored for leadership by aeronautics research executives.
  • Disseminate your research through virtual gatherings.
  • Attend special face-to-face gatherings at international conferences.
  • Learn about technical and non-technical topics in skill-mix groups.
  • Author reports to IFAR leadership about your vision for the future of aviation.

[DOWNLOAD A FLIER] about the IFAR Early Career Network and [WATCH A VIDEO] about the benefits of IFARlink!


 

Face-to-Face Gatherings

IFAR Young Researchers Conference

October 30-November 2, 2018

TsAGI supported by “Rossotrudnichestvo” Federal Agency, under the “New Generation” Program*, is planning to organize a visit of young specialists in aeronautics to Russia in October 2018 in the framework of IFAR Young Researchers Conference dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of TsAGI’s foundation.

Young specialists between the age of 25—35 years from IFAR member-organizations are invited to participate in the following events:

October 29, 2018 Arrival, Moscow

October 30, 2018 IFAR X Challenge, Zhukovsky

October 31, 2018 IFAR ECN Café, Round Tables, Zhukovsky

November 1, 2018 Visit to TsAGI (Technical Tour), Zhukovsky

November 2, 2018 Cultural Program, Moscow

November 3, 2018 Departure, Moscow

THE RUSSIAN SIDE SHALL COVER ALL THE EXPENSES** WITH REGARDS TO THE VISIT, INCLUDING:

-Flight to and from Moscow

-Transfer during the Visit

-Moscow Hotel Accommodation

-Participation in the Events

-Invitation for Visa

IFAR member-organizations, which are ready to delegate their young specialists to take part in the visit, are kindly asked to specify the number of participants, their full names, field of the professional interest and send this information to the representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo in their countries*** and TsAGI, specified at http://rs.gov.ru/en/contacts, not later than 15 August, 2018. The final decision regarding the visit will be taken based on the response from members.

For any questions, feel free to contact:

Ekaterina Petrova,

Specialist of IBD, TsAGI

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


31st Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS 2018)

Event held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

September 9-14, 2018

The International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) was created in 1957 by Theodore von Karman as a nonprofit and non-governmental scientific organization to encourage the international exchange of information, research and technology in aeronautics. One of the main activities of this council is the organization of a biannual congress covering all aspects of aeronautical science and technology and their application to both military and civil aviation.

More Details [Here]
Registration Deadline June 30th 


Image result for icas 2018

International Conference on High-Speed Vehicle Science and Technology - HiSST 2018

Event held in Moscow, Russia

November 26-29

You are kindly invited to become a part of the International Conference on High-Speed Vehicle Science and Technology - HiSST 2018!

The HiSST promotes open discussion between research institutions, academia and industry from around the globe on research and development of enabling technologies for supersonic to high-speed vehicles.

In honor of TsAGI’s 100th Anniversary, HiSST 2018 is hosted by TsAGI in Moscow, Russia on 26–29 of November with the support of CEAS.

Conference topics cover High-Speed Missions and Vehicles, Propulsion Systems and Components, Thermal, Energy and Management Systems, Guidance & Control Systems, Materials and Structures, High-Speed Aerodynamics and Aerothermodynamics, Testing & Evaluation, Operation and Environment, Hypersonic Fundamentals and History.

 

Virtual Gatherings 

- [WATCH ARCHIVED VIRTUAL GATHERINGS]

The next speaker presentation is underway...

Prior ECN Events

See recordings of all virtual sessions here.

2018

Virtual Session: A Comparison of Strong and Weak Coupling Schemes for Computational Aeroelasticity in OpenFOAM by Sabet Seraj, 22 July, 2018

Virtual Session: VKI PHD Symposium by various speakers, 7 March, 2018

Virtual Session: 
Validation of Intermittency Model for Transition Prediction in a RANS Flow Solver by Donato de Rosa, 22 February, 2018

2017

Virtual Session: NRC Early Career Network (NRC-ECN): Successes and Challenges by Amin Fereidooni , 19 December 2017

Virtual Session: GPU-accelerated CFD Simulations for Turbomachinery Design Optimization,  13 December 2017

Virtual Session: From Invention to Patent by Jason Davis, NRC Canada, 23 August 2017

Face to Face: TsAGI (Russia) "NEW GENERATION" Program at MAKS 2017, Participant Page: [New Generation MAKS 2017]  (if not logged into IFARlink, scroll below the dashboard to access page's content)

Virtual Session: VKI Graduate Student Master Thesis Symposium, 29 June 2017

Face to Face: ONERA Paris Air Show 2017, 17-23 June 2017

Virtual Session: JAXA Research and Design of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for a Disaster Risk Reduction, JAXA, 14 June 2017

Virtual Session: Computational Analysis and Proposed Redesign of the 3-Stage Axial Compressor in the 11-by-11-Foot Transonic Wind Tunnel at NASA Ames Research Center, by Sameer Kulkarni, NASA, 24 May 2017

Virtual Session: Prototype Design and Computational Fluid Dynamics by Alexandru Persinaru, INCAS, 19 April 2017

Virtual Session: Real-Time Safety Monitoring and Prediction in the National Airspace by Matthew Daigle, NASA, 22 March 2017

Virtual Session: Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics PhD Research Symposium by various speakers, VKI, 3 March 2017

Virtual Session: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Activities within ONERA, ONERA, 27 February 2017

2016

Face to Face: Tour of Johnson Space Center, USA

Face to Face: Mentoring Session at AIAA Conference, USA

Face to Face: Young Researcher Conference at the IFAR Summit, South Korea

Virtual Session: AIRCAST - A Model Suite for the Next Generation of Aviation Scenarios, DLR, 26 August 2016

Virtual Session: Composites, Ceramics, and Coatings: Game-Changing Materials for the Next Generation of Turbine Engines, NASA, 18 May 2016

Virtual Session: 21st Century Aviation Challenges: 47th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences, JAXA/NASA, 15 April 2016

Virtual Session: Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics PhD Research Symposium, VKI, 3 March 2016

2015

Face to Face: Young Researcher Conference at the IFAR Summit, Moffett Field, USA, October 2015

Virtual Session: Alternative Fuels Virtual Gathering, NRC/TsAGI, 16 September 2015

Virtual Session: Air Traffic Management, JAXA/NASA, 20 May 2015

Virtual Session: Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics PhD Research Symposium, VKI, 13 March 2015

Virtual Session: 3rd International Conference on Buckling and Postbuckling Behavior of Laminated Shell Structures with DESICOS Workshop, DLR, 25 March 2015

2014

Face to Face: Young Researcher Conference at the IFAR Summit, Zhuhai, China

Virtual Session: IFAR Kickoff, DLR/NASA, 21 August 2014

2013

 Face to Face: Young Researcher Conference at the IFAR Summit, Russia