Since 1994 every second year the Research and Education in Aircraft Design (READ) conference has been organized as a general forum for exchange of information about progress in aerospace engineering research. The unique character of the seminar is given by its focus also on aircraft engineering education and inclusion of juried student session. Following the success of the READ 2016, Warsaw, the 2018 seminar was held in Brno, Czech Republic.

The European Workshop on Aircraft Design Education (EWADE) has been organized since 1994 as a forum for academic staff active in the aircraft design education at European universities.

In 2018, the READ and EWADE were connected together hosted by Institute of Aerospace Engineering, Brno University of Technology.

Seminar Chairman

Assoc. Prof. Jaroslav Juračka, Ph.D., Institute of Aerospace Engineering, Brno University of Technology

Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Goetzendorf-Grabowski, Ph.D., Aircraft Design Department, Warsaw University of Technology

Organizing Committee

Robert Popela, Ph.D.

Luboš Janhuba, Ph.D.

Jan Navrátil, Ph.D.

Scientific committee

Laurent Dala United Kingdom
Tomasz Goetzendendorf-Grabowski Poland
Zdobysław Goraj Poland
Jaroslav Juračka Czech Republic
Martinsh Kleinhofs Latvia
Rodrigo Martinez-Val Spain
Björn Nagel Germany
Allan Nõmmik Estonia
Antonin Píštěk Czech Republic
Robert Popela Czech Republic
Peter Schmollgruber France
Dieter Scholz Germany
Jonas Stankunas Lithuania
Ray Whitford United Kingdom

Conference proceedings

The conference proceedings were published by Digital Library of Brno University of Technology and are available here.