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Aerospace research

Photo: Courtesy of Bombardier Inc. Photo: Courtesy of Bombardier Inc.

Aerospace research is multi-disciplinary in nature and our members are focused on ever-evolving aerospace technologies such as Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, the transition to Data Cloud Sharing Cybersecurity, having access to cleaner green materials and emissions amongst several others.

With the collaboration of key industry partners and aerospace community at large a CIADI aerospace research thrust map has been developed in which our members are experts and are ensuring to address as part of the ongoing research development needs for the future. 

Research thrust areas

Intelligent Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)

  • Inspection: 3D scanning & automation
  • Additive Manufacturing & 3D/4D Printing
  • Joining & Fusion Improvements in MRO
  • Robotics & Smart Automation
  • Predictive effective Maintenance
  • Complex System Design Optimization
  • Product life Cycle Management/ECO Design

Advanced Materials & Structures

  • Composite Materials & Maintenance
  • Smart Structures
  • Nanomaterials
  • Coatings
  • Ecological materials Carbon Fibers

Aircraft Configurations and Propulsion

  • Unmanned Arial Vehicle/Drones
  • Hybrid Electric Propulsion
  • Renewable Energies & Alternative Fuels
  • Supersonic Design
  • Fly by wire

Connectivity and Autonomy

  • Cybersecurity
  • Big Data (cloud data, predicative analytics, Data-Engineering)
  • Internet of things (Sensors)
  • Simulation (Virtual Reality Training)

Research labs

Our research activities and consulting projects are supported by world-class research and educational facilities:

CIADI supports researchers with identifying funding opportunities; project design and expertise; developing partnerships with industry; and technical guidance with financial and reporting requirements of large-scale grants.

For more information on opportunities of research collaboration with CIADI contact Rasha Moustapha.

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