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ATSlab participation at Future Aviation Forum

Prof. Andreas W. Schäfer participated in the plenary session "Big Think Panel: Meeting the Net Zero Target – What Building Blocks to Reduced Emissions​?" at the Future Aviation Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from 9-11 May 2022.

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Prof Andreas W. Schäfer speaks with CNN

Prof Andreas W. Schäfer spoke with CNN on the challenges of increasing the supply of sustainable aviation fuels: https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/saf-jet-fuel-green/index.html

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ATSlab talk at AirNeth seminar in the Hague

Dr. Lynnette Dray gave a talk on global aircraft fleets, and how fleet-related policy can be used to address emissions, at the AirNeth seminar on aircraft fleets in the Hague on the 14th of April.

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ATSlab seminar at Willis Towers Watson

Prof. Andreas W. Schäfer gave a seminar on "The Opportunities and Risks in Transitioning to a Net Zero-Carbon Aviation System" as part of the WTW Emerging & Strategic Risk Series at Willis Towers Watson in London, on 15 March 2022.

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ATSlab-IEA seminar

Dr Lynnette Dray gave a seminar on aviation's path to net zero climate impact as part of the International Energy Agency's internal seminar series on the 9th of March.

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First TOZCA Advisory Board Meeting held in London

The first advisory board meeting of the UK Research Council-funded "Towards Zero-Carbon Aviation (TOZCA)" project was held on Tuesday, 30 November, in London.  The advisory board consists of expert representatives from the entire value chain of the aviation industry,...

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We are hiring!

The UCL ATSlab is looking to hire a post-doctoral researcher. Full details below: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Airline Behaviour Modelling Full time, fixed term for 24 months – further funding may become available Grade 7 (£36,770- £44,388, inclusive of London...

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Talk by Prof. Schäfer at the Royal Aeronautical Society

Prof. Andreas Schäfer presented a talk on 'Global Sources and Uses of Renewable Energy' to the Royal Aeronautical Society on the 20th October. This talk was part of the RAeS's 2021 conference on cutting aviation's climate change impact - see the conference website for...

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ATSlab welcomes the start of the NAPKIN project

November 2020 marks the start of the NAPKIN project, an exciting new collaboration between UK-based aviation industry and academic stakeholders to investigate the potential for low-emissions regional aviation. UCL will be contributing to project NAPKIN using our...

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Virtual ATSlab talk in Washington DC

Dr. Lynnette Dray gave an invited talk on 'Deep decarbonisation in aviation' for the US Clean Air Task Force (CATF)'s workshop on Deep Decarbonisation in Transportation, held virtually in Washington DC on November 9-11, 2020.

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Prof Andreas W. Schäfer speaks to The Guardian

Prof Andreas W. Schäfer spoke to The Guardian on the challenges faced by the aviation industry of reducing CO2 emissions: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/29/inside-the-airline-industry-meltdown-coronavirus-pandemic

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IEA publishes ETP report using ATSlab modelling

The International Energy Agency's latest edition of the flagship Energy Technology Perspectives report has been released.  This report uses the UCL ATSlab's Aviation Integrated Model in investigating the opportunities and challenges for how long-distance transport can...

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New paper on airport capacity expansion

The ATSlab has a new (open access) paper out on airport capacity expansion. 55 of the world's busiest 150 airports added runways or were replaced with higher-capacity new airports between 2000 and 2016. We looked at what happened next - for example, the airports...

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ATSlab presentation at NATS

Another presentation on ATSlab work this week - this time, Dr. Lynnette Dray presenting our aviation system modelling work at the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) seminar near Southampton. See the publications page for the full presentation!

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