Supervised PhD Thesis

  • Ph. D. thesis by Daniel González Arribas. «Robust Aircraft Trajectory Optimization under Meteorological Uncertainty». Supervisors: Manuel Soler and Manuel Sanjurjo. Co-Funded by HALA! Reserach Network (SESAR WP-E within FP7). Defended 4th July, 2019. Sobresaliente Cum Laude
  • Ph.D. thesis by David Morante González. Hybrid Multi-Objective Trajectory Optimization of Low-Thrust Space Mission Design». Supervisors: Manuel Sanjurjo and Manuel Soler. Defended 15th January, 2020. Sobresaliente Cum Laude.
  • Ph. D. thesis by Daniele Mazzota. «Probabilisitc Conflict Detection and Resolution and Storm Avoidance using Differential Algebra». Supervisors: Manuel Soler and Lorenzo Casalino (POLITO). Joint Supervision UC3M-POLITO. Defended 19th July, 2019.
  • Eduardo Andrés Enderiz «Aircraft Trajectory Planning Considering Ensemble Forecasting of Thunderstorms». Supervisors: Manuel Sanjurjo, Manuel Soler, and M. Kamgarpour (EPFL). Defended Dec. 2022. Sobresaliente Cum Laude.

PhD Thesis under supervision

  • Aniel Jardines: «Applying machine learning techniques to improve ATFM operations during convective weather». Supervisor: Manuel Soler (UC3M) – Fluid mechanics group UC3M. Currently working at INTEL·MET.
  • Shumpei Kamo«Robust Aircraft Trajectory Optimization and its Extension to Arrival Sequencing Considering Weather Forecast Uncertainties». Advisor Prof.: Manuel Soler (UC3M). Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Hartmut Fricke (Dresden University) – PhD program at Dresden University.
  • Alejandra Martín Frías: «Implementation and analysis of climate models in a commercial flight planning optimization system. Development of a climate cost function and proposal of environmental policies for operators». Supervisors: Raimund Zopp (Flightkeys) & Manuel Soler (UC3M). – PhD in Aerospace Engineering UC3M. Currently working at Flightkeys.
  • Remi Chevallier: «Evaluation and Minimization of airlines operations climate impact by Trajectory Optimization». Supervisors: Daniel Delahaye and Manuel Soler. – PhD program at ENAC. PhD Student CIFRE Airbus in Airline Science.
  • Bûn-Kim San: «Prediction of adverse weather events and climate impact using neural networks». Supervisor: Manuel Soler (UC3M). PhD in Aerospace Engineering UC3M.
  • Iván Martínez: «Improving Severe Weather Hazard Prediction for Aviation using Machine Learning». Supervisors: Aniel Jardines (Applied Innovative Methods) & Manuel Soler (UC3M). PhD in Aerospace Engineering UC3M. Currently working at Applied Innovative Methods.