Janusz Gajda

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J.Gajda

Scientific degree: M.Sc.Eng.
Position: Senior Lecturer

Institute: Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics
Division: Automation and Aeronautical Systems
Room: NL140

Phone:  +48 22 234 5930
Phone 2: +48 22 846 54 17 ext.111
Fax:  +48 22 622 3877
E-mail: gajda (at) ai.com.pl

RESEARCH

Interest and experience

  • Simulators and Training Devices
  • Computer Modeling and Simulation
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Aeronautical Equipment
  • Navigation

Publications

  • 36 papers in conference proceedings, 21 research reports, 48 unpublished reports in scope of designing, testing, validation and maintenance of flight and ground vehicle simulators and training devices, and also in scope of flight control systems

Current research projects - Participation

  • Software for the NASTAR centre (the National Aerospace Training and Research Center), Southampton, US
  • G-FET IITM Centrifuge for Su-30 for Royal Malaysian Air Force
  • The Training Device for Psycho- and Physiological Testing of Truck and Coach Drivers
  • The Driver Simulator for Training of Truck and Coach Drivers
  • the GyroLAB forTurkish Air Force
  • the GyroLAB for Royal Saudi Air Force

Projects completed – Coordination

  • Effect of disturbances on flight control process during take-off and landing

Projects completed - Participation

  • the IKS-90 Air Traffic Control Imitator
  • Inertial Reference Unit
  • the “Japetus” Full Flight & Medical Research Simulator for I-22 “Iryda” advanced trainer
  • automatic inductive vehicle motion control system
  • the Fixed Base Simulator for TS-11 “Iskra” advanced trainer
  • the Fixed Base Simulator for PZL-130 “Orlik” advanced trainer
  • the EP-09 Train Driving Simulator
  • the Ejection Decision Simulator
  • the Tank Simulator for PT-91 MBT
  • the Full Mission Simulator for Su-22M4 jet bomber
  • the Unit Level Training Device for Su-22M4 jet bomber
  • "Producing and tests of FNPT II Flight & Navigation Procedures Trainer”, KBN, project 4538 1999/2000 – FNPT II class training device for General Aviation (Piper Seneca II)
  • the Unit Level Trainer for PZL-130 “Orlik” advanced trainer
  • ETC’s Low Cost Flight & Disorientation Training Device for General Aviation – GAT II
  • the Full Mission Simulator for W-3WA “Sokół” helicopter
  • Oshkosh “Striker” Family Visualization
  • the Entertainment Motion System for Jordan
  • the GyroLAB for Royal Thailand Air Force
  • the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator for Chicago O’Hare Airport
  • the Driver Simulator for Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport
  • the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator for Serco, UK
  • the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator for Ocala, Fl, USA
  • the Gyro IPT II STD for Australian Air Force
  • the Gyro IPT II STD for US Air Force
  • the Gyro IPT II STD for Czech Air Force
  • G-FET IITM Centrifuge for Royal Malaysian Air Force (as part of ATFS400)
  • the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator for NIBRA, Holland
  • the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator for Warwickshire, UK
  • Driver Simulator for the Nashville Airport, USA
  • the GyroLAB for Pakistan Air Force
  • the Mathematical Models of MiG-21 Flight Dynamics for BAeHAL (India)
  • the General Aviation Trainer II GAT-IITM for Romanian Air Force
  • General Aviation Trainer II GAT-IITM HELO
  • the GyroLAB for Japan Air Force
  • the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator for NFSA, Korea

Implementations

  • Models, algorithms and software for IKS-90 air traffic control imitator
  • Algorithms and software for Inertial Reference Unit
  • Algorithms and software for the “Japetus” simulator motion system
  • Analysis of measurement and control systems for automatic inductive vehicle motion control system
  • Models, algorithms and software for radar sight imitator
  • Models, algorithms and software of instruments and on-board systems for the TS-11 “Iskra” simulator
  • Models, algorithms and software of instruments and on-board systems for the PZL-130 “Orlik” simulator

Foreign activity
Short technical visits

  • Environmental Tectonics Corporation, Southampton, PA, USA
  • Environmental Tectonics Corporation Simulation, Orlando, FL, USA
  • Silicon Graphics Inc., Orlando, FL, USA
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, Kanada
  • NLR, Amsterdam, Holland
  • RAF base, Manston, UK
  • Daimler Chrysler Aerospace AG, Dasa/Munich, and its branch office in Friedrichshafen, Germany
  • Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, USSR (now Russia), and MARS – Moscow R&D Company, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)

Consulting services and cooperation

  • ETC Simulation, Orlando, FL, USA
  • ETC, Southampton, PA, USA
  • ETC Interactive, Eugene, OR, USA
  • Raytheon, Vancouver (Kanada)
  • Military Institute of Aviation Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
  • Air Force Institute of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
  • Polish Air Force Academy, Dęblin, Poland
  • Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
  • WSK PZL-Świdnik, Poland

Awards

  • The title “Master of Technology – Warsaw 1995”
  • The 1st level Honourable NOT Award of the NOT Metropolitan Board for “The complex flight simulator for TS-11 “Iskra” advanced trainer”

TEACHING ACTIVITY

Lectures

  • Now: Simulators
  • In the past: Autopilots, Avionics, Elements of Aeronautical Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems, Informatics, Aeronautical Electronic Systems, Modeling of Aeronautical Automatics Systems, Fundamentals of Computer Use, Servomechanisms and Controllers, Numerical Simulation of Automatics Systems, Numerical Simulation of Aeronautical Automatics Systems, Numerical Simulation of Mechanical Systems, Real Time System Simulation, Flight Simulators, Simulators, Flight Control Systems, Hydraulic Systems, On-board Systems, Technology of Gyro Systems

Students supervising

  • Now: MSc. Thesis – 3; B.Sc. thesis – 2
  • In the past: MSc. Thesis – 26

PERSONAL DATA

Education and Degrees Received

  • 1980-1985 Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Ph.D. studies in mechanical engineering
  • 1979 M.Sc. in mechanical engineering, Warsaw University of Technology,
  • 1973-1979 Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, M.Sc. studies in mechanical engineering

Specialised training

  • 2003 – Flight and Ground Vehicle Simulation, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
  • 1983 - Postgraduate Studies in Education, Warsaw University of Technology

Professional Activity

  • 1991 – now, Member of the Board, Technical Director, ETC-PZL Aerospace Industries, Warsaw
  • 1985 – now, Senior Lecturer, Department of Automatics and Aeronautical Equipment, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology
  • 1984 – 1991, Software Engineer, WSK PZL Warszawa – Okęcie, Warsaw
  • 1979 – 1985, Design Engineer, Institute of Aviation, Warsaw

Languages

  • English good
  • Russian good
  • German basic