Piotr Lichota, Ph.D.

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Basic information:

  • Doctoral studies at the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering in 2011-2014 
    (with distinction granted)
  • Studies at the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering in 2006 - 2011
    (with distinction granted) 
    Aerospace Engineering - Automatics and Avionics

Scientific Interests:

  • Flight Dynamics,
  • Aircraft System Identification,
  • Optimization Methods,
  • Modelling and simulation in MATLAB environment

Major Publications:

  • Pawełek A., Lichota P., Dalmau R., Prats X. :"Fuel-Efficient Trajectories Traffic Synchronization", Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 56 (2), 2019, pp. 481-492.
  • Lichota P., Tischler M. B., Szulczyk J., Berger T.: "Frequency Responses Identification from Multi-axis Multisine Manoeuvre" AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, San Diego, USA, 2019, AIAA 2019-1322.
  • Lichota P.: "Nonparametric System Identification for D-optimal multi-step input excited object" (in polish), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XVIII 2018, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, may 2018, Vol. II, pp.91-100.
  • Rogowski K., Hansen M. O. L., Hansen R., Piechna J., Lichota P.: "Detached Eddy Simulation Model for the DU-91-W2-250 Airfoil", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1037, 2018, Paper 022019.
  • Rogowski K., Hansen M. O. L., Lichota P.: "2-D CFD Computations of the Two-Bladed Darrieus-Type Wind Turbine", Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, t. 11 (4), 2018, str. 835-845.
  • Lichota P., Szulczyk J., Noreña D. A., Vallejo Monsalve F.A.: "Power spectrum optimization in the design of multisine manoeuvre for identification purposes", Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 55 (4), 2017, pp. 1193–1203.
  • Pawełek  A., Dalmau R., Lichota P., Prats X.: "Arrival traffic synchronisation with Required Time of Arrivals for fuel-efficient trajectories", 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, Denver, USA, June 2017, AIAA 2017-3770.
  • Lichota. P, Sibilski K., Ohme P., "D-Optimal Simultaneous Multistep Excitations for Aircraft Parameter Estimation", Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 54 (2), 2017, pp. 747-758.
  • Lichota P., Szulczyk J.: "Output Error Method for Tiltrotor Unstable in Hover", Archive of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. LXIV (1), 2017, pp.23–36.
  • Lichota P., Pawełek A.: "Frequency response analysis for transport aircraft stability and control derivatives estimation", XII Conference on New Directions in Mechanics, PTMTS, Supraśl, March 2017, pp.49-50.
  • Rogowski K., Hansen M. O. L., Maroński R., Lichota P.: "Scale Adaptive Simulation Model for the Darrieus Wind Turbine", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 753, 2016, Paper 022050.
  • Lichota P., Maroński R.: "Effect of G-force on pilot in multi-step multi-axis manoeuvre", Biomechanics 2016, PTB, Biała Podlaska, September 2016.
  • Noreña D. A., Lichota P.: "Optimal power spectrum in the multisine experiment design", Actas de Ingeniería, Vol. II, 2016, pp. 160–167.
  • Noreña D. A., Lichota P.: "Optimal power spectrum in the multisine experiment design", Desarrollo e Innovación de Ingeniería, IAI, Medellín, Colombia, August 2016, pp. 247–259.
  • Lichota P., Ohme P., Sibilski K.: "Simultaneous Multi-step Excitations for Aircraft System Identification", AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, AIAA, Washington D.C, USA, June 2016, AIAA 2016-3704.
  • Lichota P., Rogowski K., Szulczyk J.: "Multi-axis manoeuvre for aircraft system identification" (in polish), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XVII 2016, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2016, Vol. I, pp.263-269.
  • Rogowski K., Maroński R., Lichota P.: "Performance analysis of the Darrieus wind turbine for NACA 4 digit airfoils" (in polish), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XVII 2016, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2016, Vol. II, pp.193-199.
  • Szulczyk J., Lichota P., Rogowski K.: "Multisine power spectrum optimization for aircraft Sys-ID" ("Optymalizacja spektrum mocy wymuszeń typu Multisine na potrzeby Sys-ID"), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XVII 2016, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2016, Vol. II, pp.235-244.
  • Tabuła M., Pietrucha J., Lichota P., Rogowski K.: "Friction induced self-excited oscillations of a mass on a moving belt" (in polish), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XVII 2016, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2016, Vol. II, pp.245-252.
  • Lichota P., Noreña D. A.: "A Priori Model Inclusion in the Multisine Maneuver Design", 17th International Carpathian Control Conference, IEEE, Tatranská Lomnica, Slovakia, May 2016, pp.440-445.
  • Lichota P.: "Inclusion of the D-optimality in multisine manoeuvre design for aircraft parameter estimation", Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics,  Vol.54 (1), 2016, pp.87-98.
  • Lichota P., Rogowski K., Maroński R.: "Simultaneous Harmonic Multisine Excitations Design with A-Priori Knowledge of Aerodynamic Derivatives", 6th International Conference on Experiments/Process/System Modeling/Simulation/Optimization, LFME, Athens, July 2015, Vol.II, pp.440-447.
  • Lichota P., Ohme P.: "Design and Analysis of new Multi Axis Input Manoeuvres for Aircraft Sys-ID", DLR IB 111-2014/46, Braunschweig, Germany, November 2014.
  • Lichota P.: Aircraft System Identification with simultaneous flight controls deflections (in polish), PhD Thesis, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 2014.
  • Lichota P., Złocka M.: "Initialization for aircraft model identification on FDR basis" (in polish), Measurement, Automation, Control, Vol. 59 (11), 2013, pp.1160-1162.
  • Lichota P., Lasek M.: "Maximum Likelihood Estimation: A method for flight dynamics - Angle of attack estimation", 14th International Carpathian Control Conference, IEEE, Rytro, May 2013, pp.218-221.
  • Lichota P., Lasek M.: "Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Identification of Aircraft Aerodynamic Derivatives", Archive of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. LX (2)., 2013, pp.219–230.
  • Lasek M., Lichota P.: "Aircraft dynamic model identification on the basis of flight data recorder registers", Challenges of Modern Technology, Vol. 4 (1), 2013, pp.16–20.
  • Lasek M., Lichota P.: "Aircraft system identification from flight recorder data"  (in polish), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XV 2012, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2012, t. I,  p.91-99.
  • Lichota P., Złocka M.: "Thrust vectoring aircraft take-off - modeling and simulation" (in polish), Mechanics in Aviation ML-XV 2012, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2012, Vol. II, pp.627-637.

 Awards and distinctions:

  • Warsaw University of Technology Rector Award for Individual Scientific Achievements in 2016 (II degree), Warsaw University of Technology, October 2017
  • Warsaw University of Technology Rector Award for Individual Scientific Achievements in 2014 (III degree), Warsaw University of Technology, October 2015
  • 2nd award in "VII Nationwide competition The Young Innovative 2015" ("VII Ogólnopolski Konkurs Młodzi Innowacyjni 2015") for the best doctoral theses, Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements, March 2015
  • Award for the best speech in session Mechanics, Automatics, Robotics on VII International PhD Students
    and Young Scientists Conference "Young Scientists Towards the Challenges of Modern Technology", September 2012.

 Visits within signed agreements of international cooperations and invited lectures:

  • "Aircraft Excited with Simultaneous Multisine Excitations System Identification", Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 2018-12-17
  • Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Institut für Flugsystemtechnik, Abteilung Flugdynamik
    und Simulation, Braunschweig, Germany, February 2013 - March 2014.

 Research projects:

  • "Projectiles control system technology development", NCBiR, DOB-BIO8/10/01/2016
  • "Frequency responses usage for multi-axis multisine excited object parametric system identification", WUT Rector Grant 2018
  • "Bio-inspired optimization algorithms implementation in system identification of FAR-23 category aircraft", USBBOG, CBI 013-005
  • "Detached eddy simulation of a horizontal-axis wind turbine with a new type vortex generators", ICM, GA65-29
  • "Methodology of aircraft control system synthesis under high risk circumstances", NCBiR, PBS2/B6/19/2013
  • "Design and Analysis of new Multi Axis Input Manoeuvres for Aircraft Sys-ID", Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Braunschweig, Germany, ESF - POKL.04.01.01-00-061/10-00

 Didactic and social activity:

  • "Creative Physics & Technology - creating future cadres of Responsible Development of Poland", NCBiR, POWR.03.01.00-00-U0005/17-00
  • "Academic and Multimedial Educational Resources System - Industry 4.0 Platform", ESF, POWR.03.05.00-00-Z306/17-00
  • Jan Kochanowski High School in Radom - coordinating cooperation with Physics Science Club regarding students preparation for national and international competitions
  • Projekt Mokotów Fundation - organizing i coordinating classes for students with difficult family and financial situation and from small towns, 2018
  •  Universidad San Buenaventura, sede Bogota, caring for interns in IAAM, 2017

 Trainings:

  • 2016 - AIAA Aircraft and Rotorcraft System Identification: Engineering Methods and Hands-on Training using CIFER
  • 2015 - MATLAB SLRT - Code generation with Simulink Coder
  • 2014 - Entrepreneurship training - Fuentek
  • 2013 - MATLAB MLPC - MLP Neural Network with Backpropagation
  • 2013 - MATLAB MLGU - Interactive Applications Build Up
  • 2013 - MATLAB MLBE - Introduction
  • 2012 - Statistica in experiments planning and data analysis
  • 2012 - Meshmorphing
  • 2012 - Nonlinearities and contact in FEM
  • 2012 - Structure optimization in ANSYS DesignXplorer
  • 2012 - Workbench and ANSYS Fluent 14
  • 2012 - Intrudution to composite analysis ANSYS
  • 2012 - Introduction to UDF
  • 2012 - Advanced mesh (ICEM CFD)
  • 2009 - MSC. Nastran & MSC. Patran QuickStart
  • 2009 - 3D modelling and assemblings, drafts - NX 5
  • 2008 - Solid Edge course
  • 2008 - AutoCad course

 Additional information:

  • Polish Aeronautical Achievements Exhibit and Conference in 100 Years of Independence "Per Aspera Ad Astra" (22-23.2018, Warsaw) Chairman's representative,
    • Lichota P., Rusowicz A.:"Per Aspera Ad Astra - Exhibit and Conference" School of Aeronautical and Space Engineering", Faculty of Power And Aeronautical Engineeering, Warsaw University of Technology, 2nd ed, Warsaw 2018, pp. 11-17"
  • NATO AVT-324 Group Member (Multi-disciplinary design approaches and performance assessment of future combat aircraft)
  • Member of the Faculty (PAE) commission on informatisation since 2017
  • Polish Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Member (Polskie Towarzystwo Mechaniki Teoretycznej i Stosowanej)
  • XVIII Conference „Mechanics in Aviation" ML-XVIII 2018 Organizing Committee Member, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2018
  • XVII Conference „Mechanics in Aviation" ML-XVII 2016 Organizing Committee Member, PTMTS, Kazimierz Dolny, May 2016
  • 6th International Conference on Experiments/Process/System Modeling/Simulation/Optimization Scientific Committee Member, LFME, Athens, July 2015
  • Journal: CAES Aeronautical Journal; Applied Geography; Archive of Mechanica Engineering; Archive of Mechanical Engineering; Measurement, Automation, Robotics and conference reviewer: 45th European Rotorcraft Forum 2019; International Conference on Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, ICPMS 2018; Mechanics in Aviation ML-XVIII 2018

 Teaching: