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Olivier de Weck

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems


Research Interests:

Aerospace Systems, Engineering Systems, Technology Development, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization

Olivier de Weck is Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems at MIT where he teaches Technology Roadmapping, Satellite Engineering and Systems Engineering as well as Multidisciplinary Design Optimization. He has authored over 400 publications (12 best paper awards since 2004) and is a Fellow of INCOSE, Associate Fellow of AIAA and Senior Member of IEEE. He and his group worked with NASA's Office of Emerging Space to develop new Commercial Space Technology Roadmaps in 2018 and he is a former Senior Vice President of Technology Planning and Roadmapping at Airbus where he was responsible for roadmapping a $1 billion R&D portfolio for the world's largest aircraft manufacturer. His passion is to improve life on our home planet Earth through research and education while paving the way for humanity's future off-world settlements.

Research Clusters:


Google Scholar:


Air Transportation, Networks and Systems, Operations Research and Statistics

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