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Afsal Suleman

Afzal Suleman, Canada Research Chair (Tier1) and Professor, University of Victoria (2000-Present); Adjunct Professor, IDMEC-Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal. BSc (Honours) and MSc in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, U. London, UK. PhD in Space Dynamics (1992) from the University of British Columbia. International Space University, Advanced Space Studies Program, Japan, 1992. National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Fellow, US Air Force Research Labs (1992-1994). National Delegate, United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN-COPUOS) and NATO Research and Technology Organization Applied Vehicle Technology (AVT-RTO). Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Member of the Canadian Armed Forces Defence Advisory Board. Member of the Canadian Government Space Advisory Board Fellow Royal Aeronautical Society. Fellow Canadian Academy of Engineers. Fellow of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Lisbon. Associate Fellow AIAA. Associate VP Research (2009-2010), and Associate Dean Research (2005-2009) at University of Victoria. International leader in the fields of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Director of UVic’s Centre for Aerospace Research. Research and development in the area of Unmanned Air Systems, Aircraft Structures, Aeroelasticity, Aircraft Design. Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Advanced Composites.