Director of the Łukasiewicz-Institute of Aviation, Paweł Stężycki, will be the Chairman of the EREA (European Research Establishments in Aeronautics) for the next two years. The Association brings together European research institutes operating in the field of aeronautics.
The nomination was announced on December 3rd 2021 during the EREA General Assembly in Brussels, where the Outgoing Chairman of EREA, Michel Peters (NLR) officially handed over the position to the director of Łukasiewicz – Institute of Aviation, Paweł Stężycki.
On the EREA General Assembly, Director Stężycki presented plan for his Chairmanship for the upcoming year 2022, where he stressed the great importance of cooperation, both inside EREA and also with European Stakeholders.
„It is significant to keep the current position of EREA on the European arena, to be recognisable partner for the debate with, for instance European Commission and at the same time, to increase those actions” – underlined Director Stężycki.
The European Research Establishments in Aeronautics (EREA) association has existed since 1994 and is the largest, most influential and recognizable organization in Europe for researchers and scientists in the field of aeronautics. It consists of 15 of the most important research institutes from Europe. EREA brings together groups of experts in the fields of aerodynamics, materials and structures, flight mechanics, propulsion, acoustics, avionics, flight testing, modeling and simulation, environmental protection, security, airports and many others. EREA is a non-profit organization and aims to promote the common interests of its members, increase cooperation between the members of the association, greater integration of their activities in the field of civil and military aviation and space research, as well as intensify the cooperation of EREA with other entities in the field of aeronautics – industry and academia.
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