Jens Holger Pfaender


Dr. Jens Holger Pfaender

Research Engineer II
Weber, Rm 306
(404) 385 - 2779
holger.pfaender (at)


  • Ph.D 2006 Georgia Institute of Technology Aerospace Engineering
  • M.S.A.E. 2003 Georgia Institute of Technology Aerospace Engineering
  • B.S.A.E. 2001 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Aerospace Engineering


  • System Dynamics
  • Environmental Impacts Assessments for Aviation Policy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Multidisciplinary Design and Analysis Methods

Honors and Distinctions

  • List relevant honors and distinctions in chronological order, starting with the most recent. Indicate year if appropriate

Membership and Service

  • AIAA Member

Selected Publications

  • Pfaender, J. H., Jimenez, H., Mavris, D., “A System Dynamics Analysis of Fleet Technology and Policy Options for Environmental Impact Mitigation”, Proceedings of the 27th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, Nice, France, 19-24 September 2010
  • Jimenez, H., Pfaender, H., Mavris, D., “Environmental Impact Analysis of Fleet and Policy Options for of Aircraft Operators using System Dynamics”, Proceedings of the 10th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis Optimization (MAO) Conference: AIAA-2010-9251, Fort Worth, Texas, 13-15 September, 2010
  • Mavris, D., Jimenez, H., Pfaender, H., Raczynski, C., Schutte, J., Garcia, E., Briceno, S., “Modeling of Vehicle Environmental Characteristics including New Technologies/Concepts for the Next Generation Air Transportation System - Final Report,” July, 2010
  • Pfaender, H., Hollingsworth, P., Jimenez, H. Won, H., “Environmental Challenge: How to close the gap between policy and technology?”, AIAA ATIO, Hilton Head, 2009.