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About me

Top achievements

Main positions of trust

President - Finnish Association of Aeronautical Engineers: February 2019 to date

European Union subject matter expert (Aviation/ Aircraft Engineering): Jan 2016 to date

University representative Association of Aeronautical Universities

International media expert - Aviation and Safety

Mission statement

Full alignment with the EU's FlightPath 2050 aspirations 

Research topics

Zero emmission aviation

Fouling of heat exchangers

Additive Manufactured heat exchangers

Aircraft systems requiring thermal management

Human performance and limitations (aviation)

Research unit

Mechanical Engineering (MEI). K1227B

Selected publications

Book publications:

Aviation Safety and Security: Utilising Technology to Prevent Aircraft Fatality

CRC press: June 2021

ISBN: 978-0-367-27519-8 (hbk)

ISBN: 978-1-032-01344-2 (pbk)

ISBN: 978-0-429-29645-1 (ebk)

Accepted Journal Publications:

A320 air-conditioning heat exchangers and atmospheric fouling, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 2018 issue 46 pp. 184-202. ISSN 2451-9049

van Eekeren R; Wright SJ; Cokorilo O (2017) A METHOD OF ESTIMATING THE COSTS OF UNEXPECTED RUNWAY CLOSURES DUE TO ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS. International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 7 (3), pp. 283-297

Taylor A; Dixon-Hardy DW; Wright SJ (2014) Simulation Training in U.K. General Aviation: An Undervalued Aid to Reducing Loss of Control Accidents. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AVIATION PSYCHOLOGY, 24 (2), pp. 141-152

Wright SJ; Andrews GE; Li H (2010) AIRPORT PM10 EMISSIONS: DEVELOPMENT OF THE LEEDS FOA METHOD FOR AIRCRAFT PM10 AND METHODOLOGY FOR AIRPORT PM10 EMISSIONS. .

Wright SJ; Andrews GE; Li H (2009) 1. Particulate mass emissions from aircraft: the measurement problems in the light of experience of diesel particulate mass emission measurement. , pp. 465.

Wright SJ; Andrews GE; Sabir H (2009) A review of heat exchanger fouling in the context of aircraft air-conditioning systems, and the potential for electrostatic filtering. Applied Thermal Engineering, 29 (13), pp. 2596-2609.

Conference Papers (peer reviewed):

Kontotasios A; Jamson S; Killan E; Wright SJ (2018) Pilots as multi-modal operators: does commuting by driving relate to fatigue and impaired performance? International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. Orlando, US

van Eekeren R; Wright SJ (2017) Runway Safety Analysis for 2015 to 2017 Second Global Runway Safety Symposium, ICAO

Wright SJ; Taylor A; Dixon-Hardy D (2011) Why UK General Aviation Needs Improved Simulation Training. Autumn Flight Simulation Conference 2011: The Contribution of Flight Simulation to Aviation Safety, pp. 221-241.

Andrews GE; Li H; Wright S (2009) PARTICULATE MASS EMISSIONS FROM AIRCRAFT: A FIRST ORDER APPROXIMATION METHOD BASED ON EXPERIENCE FROM DIESEL PARTICULATE MASS EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO 2009, VOL 2, pp. 465-487.

Wright SJ (2008) Particulate Matter Effects on commercial Aircraft Environmental Systems ICES SAE 2008.