2008 Air Transportation Laboratory Research Symposium

We are pleased to announce the tentative schedule for the first annual Air Transportation Laboratory Research Symposium. This year’s gathering will also mark the commissioning of the laboratory’s new Aircraft Simulation Facility.

Wednesday, 19 November 2008:

8:30 – Welcome and Introduction

  • The Mission of the Air Transportation Laboratory (ATL), Barry Smith (Chair, Advisory Board)
  • Overview of ATL Research, John-Paul Clarke (Director)

9:00 – Surface Research Session

  • The Virtual Queue, Pierrick Burgain (Georgia Tech)
  • Optimization and Regulation of Runway Operations, John-Paul Clarke & Isaac Robeson (Georgia Tech)
  • Modeling Environmental Factors In Surface Traffic Optimization, Terry Thompson (Metron Aviation)

10:30 – Break

11:00 – Terminal Area Research Session

  • Fundamentals of CDA Design, Liling Ren (Georgia Tech)
  • Introduction of CDA in Southern California, Walter White (FAA)
  • CDA: The Delta Perspective, Grady Boyce (Delta)

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – En Route Research Session

  • En Route Trajectory Prediction and Optimization, Clayton Tino (Georgia Tech)
  • Fuel and Environmental Friendly Flight Planning, Steve Altus (Jeppesen)
  • Graceful Degradation, Maxime Gariel (Georgia Tech)

15:00 – Break

15:30 – Traffic Flow Management Session

  • Determining the Stochastic Capacity of a Volume of Airspace, Senay Solak (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  • A Two-Stage Rolling-Horizon Stochastic Program for Traffic Flow Management, Yu-Heng Chang (Georgia Tech)
  • Modeling the Relationship between Delay,Traffic and Weather in the U.S. National Airspace System, Banavar Shridhar (NASA Ames)

17:00 – Adjourn

Thursday, 20 November 2008

8:30 – Airline Schedule Planning and Recovery Session

  • A Scenario Based Approach for Scheduling in a Fractional Ownership Program, Ozlem Ergun (Georgia Tech)
  • Robust Scheduling, Barry Smith (Sabre, Retd.; Georgia Tech)
  • Optimal Airport Terminal Configuration and Gating, Gustav Sölveling (Georgia Tech)
  • The Airline Recovery Problem, Michael Clarke (Sabre)
  • An Optimization Approach to Integrated Airline Recovery, Jon Petersen (Georgia Tech)

11:00 – Break (Relocate from Global Learning Center to Simulation Facility)

11:30 – Commissioning of New Aircraft Simulation Facility

12:00 – Adjourn

19:30 – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Miami Hurricanes

  • Go Jackets! Crush the U!

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