The Department of Applied Physics to Aerospace and Naval Engineering (FAIAN) carries out its teaching and research activities in two Centres: Escuela Técnicas Superior de Ingeniería Aeronáutica y del Espacio and Escuela Técnicas Superior de Ingenieros Navales.
Their teaching activities are delivered within the Degree and Master programmes of these centres and they include subjects related to the areas of knowledge of Applied Physics, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering: Elementary Physics, Mechanics, Orbital Mechanics and Plasma Physics with particular emphasis on their aerospace applications.
The Department has three research groups acknowledged by the UPM: Inertial Confinement Fusion and Plasma Physics, Space Dynamics (SDG-UPM) and CEHINAV (Hydrodynamic Testing Basin of the Escuela Técnicas Superior de Ingenieros Navales).
The Department's research lines are:
Head of Department
Jesús Peláez Álvarez
Deputy Heads of Department
José Javier Honrubia Checa
Jesús María Gómez Goñi
Santiago Ramírez de la Piscina Millán
Mª del Carmen Velasco Gómez
Location and Contact
Department of Applied Physics to the Aerospace and Naval Engineering
Building-Office number A-173
ETSI Aeronáutica y del Espacio
Plaza del Cardenal Cisneros, 3