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Project Office

The VKI Project Office is responsible for the management and execution of all ongoing Research Contracts with our institutional and industrial clients.
It is composed of highly skilled engineering teams in all disciplines of fluid dynamics and managed by our Research Managers under the supervision of our Chief Project Management Officer.
Our teams aim for scientific & research management excellence in order to reach full customer satisfaction.

Philippe Planquart 

Philippe PlanquartPhone: +32 2 359 96 77

Jean-Baptiste Gouriet 

Jean-Baptiste Gouriet Expertise: Liquid & Solid Propulsion; Aerothermochemistry; Aerothermodynamics; Rarefied and plasma flows
Phone: +32 2 359 9 4 25

  • Samuel Ahizi
  • Federico Bariselli (Dr.)
  • Antonio Cantiani
  • Simon Demange
  • Bernd Helber (Dr.) - Expertise: Rarified and plasma flows; Aerothermodynamics; Aerothermochemistry
  • Guillaume Grossir (Dr.) - Expertise: Aerothermodynamics; Aerodynamics  & Aeronautics; Aeroacoustics
  • Emilio Lopez Figueiras
  • Sebastien Paris - Expertise: Aerodynamics  & Aeronautics; Aerothermodynamics
  • Maria Teresa Scelzo (Dr.) - Expertise: Liquid & Solid Propulsion
  • Damien Le Quang (Dr.) - Expertise: Rarefied and plasma flows; Aerothermochemistry
  • Alessia Simonini (Dr.) - Expertise: Liquid & Solid Propulsion
  • Alan Viladegut (Dr.) - Expertise: Aerothermochemistry; Aeronautics and Aerospace
  • Alessandro Turchi (Dr.) - Expertise: Rarified and plasma flows; Aerothermodynamics; Aerothermochemistry
  • Amandine Denis
  • Laura Peveroni -  Expertise: Liquid & Solid Propulsion

Frank Eulitz (Dr.)

Frank Eulitz 
Phone: +32 2 359 96 05

  • Mohammed Hassanine Aissa (Dr.)
  • Zuheyr Alsalihi (Dr.) - Expertise: Turbomachinery and Propulsion
  • Cédric Babin, project engineer
  • Elissavet Boufidi (Dr.)
  • Bogdan Cernat (Dr.)
  • Arnaud Châtel
  • Julien Clinckemaille  - Expertise: Turbomachinery and Propulsion
  • Tristan De Crombrugghe - Expertise: Mechanical Design for engine
  • Gregory Duplouy
  • Mehdi El Himer
  • Martin Golard
  • Maxime Hendrick
  • Isa Kava - Expertise: Turbine aerodynamics & heat transfer
  • Kevin Leclercq, project engineer
  • Lasse Müller (Dr.) - Expertise: Shape Optimization
  • Jorge Pinho (Dr.) - Expertise: Turbine Aerodynamics & Heat Transfer
  • Johan Prinsier  - Expertise: Turbomachinery and Propulsion
  • Yuki Takeda
  • Son Tran  - Assistant Research Engineer

Test Engineer

  • Antoine Chaniotacos
  • Aude Lahalle -  Expertise: Compressor Aerodynamics & Heat Transfer
  •  Bilgehan Tanriverdi
  •  Matteo Baldassarri

Sophia Buckingham

Sophia Buckingham Expertise: Liquid Metals & Industrial Flows; Aerodynamics; Aeronautics; Environmental flows & Safety
Phone: +32 2 359 97 66

  • Julien Christophe (Dr.) - Expertise: Aeroacoustics
  • Florent Cleyet
  • Nicolas Coudou (Dr.) - Expertise: Wind Engineering, Aerodynamics & Aeronautics
  • Valentin Dutoit
  • Maria Faruoli - Expertise: Liquid Metals & Industrial Flows
  • Benoit Foloppe - Assistant Research Engineer
  • Aurélia Charrier - Expertise: Cryogenics & Subkelvin Cryogenics
  • Lilla Kapa Koloszár (Dr.) - Expertise: Liquid Metals & Industrial Flows; Shape Optimization
  • Yakut Cansev Küçükosman (Dr.) - Expertise: Aeroacoustics
  • Sarah González Ruiz (Dr.) - Expertise: Liquid Metals & Industrial Flows, Instrumentation & Measurement Techniques
  • Silvania Lopes (Dr.) - Expertise: Liquid Metals & Industrial Flows
  • Jure Oder (Dr.)
  • Wim Munters (Dr.) - Expertise: Wind Engineering
  • David Weicker
  • Louis Carbonnelle
  • Mathieu Delsipée, Senior Test Engineer
  • Gertjan Glabeke, Senior Test Engineer
  • Mikel Spillemaekers
  • Julien Christophe (Dr.) : Aeroacoustics REG
  • Lilla Kapa Koloszár (Dr.): Liquid & Metal Flows REG
  • Bayindir Saracoglu (Dr.): Propulsion REG
  • Alessandro Turchi (Dr.): CFD AR User Group

Project Administrator

  • Maria Teresa Ramandi

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