Global Power & Propulsion Society

International Society for the Analysis and Advancement of Infrastructure and Technology for Power and Propulsion Systems.

We strive to improve the efficiency of current systems to provide more energy efficient, cost effective solutions.

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About GPPS

The Global Power and Propulsion Society (GPPS) is a new volunteer-led international community and forum for rotating machinery professionals in industry and academia. The society's aim is to provide an environment for professionals to meet and exchange results and ideas, with specific focus on power generation and propulsion systems. Our community has a particular interest in key technologies with application to gas turbines for power generation and aircraft & marine propulsion, steam turbines and wind turbines for energy production, compressors and drive systems for the oil and gas communities, as well as rotating machines for novel cycle applications.


Executive Committee

Prof. Reza Abhari (Chairman)
Laboratory for Energy Conversion (LEC), ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Frank Eulitz
Power & Gas Division, Siemens, Germany

Dr. Klaus Brun
Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA

Dr. Jin Zhang Feng
AVIC Commercial Aircraft Engines (ACAE), Shanghai, China

Prof. Howard Hodson (Vice Chairman)
Aerothermal Engineering, Whittle Laboratory
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Prof. Seung Jin Song (Treasurer)
School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering,
Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Prof. Toshinori Watanabe
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Advisory Committee


Upcoming Events: Shanghai 2017

The 2017 Global Power and Propulsion Society's Asia and Middle East Forum is to be held in Shanghai, China.

Prominent keynote speakers will address representatives from across the industry to exchange new research results as well as explore the impact of new disruptive technologies on their respective fields.

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