Octavian Thor Pleter, PhD, Assoc. Prof.

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering

Octavian Thor Pleter is a multidisciplinary scientific researcher, with a wide scope of research in aerospace engineering. He is Associate Professor and Ex-Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, University Politehnica of Bucharest, responsible for the new programs of studies Air Navigation (since 2009) and Air Transport Engineering (since 2013). He teaches Air Navigation Systems and Avionics.

  • Graduated the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the University Politehnica of Bucharest, specialization Aircraft, major in Avionics (1986)
  • MBA of the University of Manchester (2002)
  • Cum Laude PhD in aerospace engineering
  • Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Associate
  • Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation
  • National Contact Point for Romania of the European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN)
  • Senior Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Richey Medal 2017 awarded by the Royal Institute of Navigation
  • Elie Carafoli medal and diploma for outstanding contributions to the Romanian aerospace engineering education (2000)
  • Aloft Group Award 2011 for excellence in aerospace engineering education.