Research

Our research tackles a fundamental question: how can society continue to enjoy the advantages of our expanding air transportation system, while controlling the undesired impacts of air traffic delay and environmental effects.

ACCLAIM

ACCLAIM

Airport Capacity Consequences Leveraging Aviation Integrated Modelling (ACCLAIM)

Airport capacity expansions are among the most contentious policy decisions. Proponents for adding runway capacity point to the multiple economic benefits occurring at local, regional, and national levels….

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SAECA

SAECA

Systems Aspects of Electric Commercial Aircraft (SAECA)

(More) electric commercial aircraft show the promise of providing multiple benefits to air transportation. Because of their reduced dependence on oil these benefits will be both economic and environmental…

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AIM

AIM

Aviation Integrated Modelling (AIM)

Economic development, increasing global linkages, and continuously declining airfares have made air travel the sector of fastest growth amongst all transportation modes. Although, on average, aviation has become significantly more…

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TOSCA

TOSCA

Technology Opportunities and Strategies for Climate-friendly trAnsport (TOSCA)

Intra-EU-27 transport sector-related lifecycle carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased from around 900 million tons in 1990 to nearly 1,200 million tons in 2010, a growth by about 30%…

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