Gökçin Çınar, Ph.D.

Aerospace Engineer.
Assistant Professor.
Principal Investigator.
Mother of Dragons.

Gökçin Çınar (gok-chin chin-r) is an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan. She is the Principal Investigator of the Integrated Design of Environmentally-friendly Aerospace Systems (IDEAS) Lab. Her research interests include aerospace systems design, integration, and optimization with a special focus on electrified aircraft concepts and sustainable aviation. In her research, she utilizes model-based engineering along with probabilistic and statistical methods to analyze, understand and design the complex system behavior of an aerospace vehicle. Learn more about Gökçin…


Integrated Design of Environmentally-friendly Aerospace Systems

Research at the IDEAS Lab aims to bring a holistic approach that accounts for the system-level and life-cycle impact of greenhouse gas emissions in the design and operation of novel aircraft concepts. We explore the new aircraft design space created by revolutionary aerospace technologies to maximize the environmental and operational benefits through the use of physics-based and reduced order modeling, probabilistic design methods, and systems engineering principles. Read more...