Our third project management meeting was held at University of Sheffield on 3rd November 2017.
We’d like to share a few changes that have happened within the TRANSIT team over the past few months.
Our project’s Principal Investigator, Dr Jun Chen, has now joined the School of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London. He is also being joined in London by Research Assistant Michal Weiszer. Our lead at Stirling, Dr John R. Woodward, is also moving to Queen Mary to take up a lecturing position and will work in the newly established Operational Research Group. In light of these changes, ownership of the TRANSIT project has been transferred from the University of Lincoln to Queen Mary University of London. We are excited at the new opportunities that this brings, and grateful to the University of Lincoln for all their assistance in supporting the project to this point.
In other news, Mr Tianci Zhang, a visiting PhD student co-sponsored by the Chinese Scholarship Council and British Council from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has now joined the TRANSIT research team and will stay at Queen Mary for one year.
Guillermo Lopez, Research Assistant in Flight Simulation at Cranfield, will be leaving Cranfield and the project in September 2017. His contribution to the project will be missed and we wish him all the best for the future.
An interview with Dr Jun Chen introducing TRANSIT and the previous research in this area has been published on Forbes.com.
An article introducing TRANSIT has been published in Ground Handling International magazine, which has been regularly delivering up-to-date information to all those who are involved in the ground handling business since 1995.
An article introducing TRANSIT has been published on The Engineer website, which is an online version of the UK weekly newspaper for engineers in the manufacturing industry.