Prof. Dr. Michael Smart (BE, MEngSc (UQ); PhD Aeronautics and Astronautics (NYU)) is a world leader in scramjet and hypersonic technology with over 10 years experience as a research scientist at NASA Langley Research Center (Scramjet Branch), as well as serving as a professor and Chair of Hypersonic Propulsion at UQ since 2007.
Business Development – Electrification
Dr. Stuart Hawksworth
Head of Centre for Energy and Major Hazards at HSE & President of the International Association for Hydrogen Safety
HSE Science and Research Centre
Senior Engineer - Aircraft Certification
Civil Aviation Authority
Born in Bucharest, Romania, Luize graduated in 1982 from the Bucharest Polytechnic Institute (now Bucharest University) – Faculty of Aerospace, with the Engineer Diploma. She worked for INCREST – the National Research Institute in Bucharest until 1994 as an aerospace engineer. In 1992 she completed a post graduate certificate in Management and Administration of an Aeronautical Enterprise from ESC – Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Toulouse, France, following a scholarship granted by GIFAS. In 1994 she immigrated to Canada, working first for Pratt and Whitney Canada and then for the Canadian government as an aviation regulatory authority. She also worked for EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) in Cologne, Germany, and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation in Nagoya, Japan. Presently she is working for Transport Canada as an Aircraft Certification Engineer. She has been a regulatory authority in civil aviation for more than 20 years.