报告题目：Challenges in Space Vehicle Development（空间飞行器研发的挑战）
A number of items are presented on distinct technology challenges and mechanical system oriented developments in the area of space vehicles. Specifically the presentation will address advanced materials, large stable deployable structures, advanced propulsion, and system verification advancements.
Prof. Dr. Stavrinidis graduated in Aeronautical Engineering (with BSc and MSc) from Imperial College, University of London, and obtained Doctorates in Structural Dynamics from the University of Stuttgart (Dr.-Ing.), Germany, and Imperial College, University of London (PhD), England. He received Honorary Doctorates from the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) in 2011, and the University of Patras in 2016, and was awarded the DGLR Eugen-Sanger medal in 2012.
Prof. Dr. Stavrinidis has published over 90 papers. He is a visiting Professor at the Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, and the Aerospace Department of Imperial College, London, UK.
He worked in industry with Lloyds Register of Shipping, Kongsberg, and the European Space Agency (ESA) before joining IABG in an Executive position. Up to March 2016, he has been the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department, and the major ESA Test Facilities at ESTEC for the verification of space vehicles systems and subsystems. The Department is responsible for the developments that are being performed in these areas in various Agency Technology and Satellite Programmes. Since April 2016, he has joined IABG as CEO Executive Adviser and Special Projects, and Member of the Executive Board.
He is a Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS), Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (FAIAA), Member of International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), Member of Académie de l’Air et de l’Espace (AAE), Space Branch Chairman of the Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS), and Editor in Chief of the CEAS ESA/DLR Space Journal.