Person

Dipl.-Ing.

Thomas A. Schervan

Thomas Schervan
Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design

Address

Building: 1320

Room: 417

Wüllnerstraße 7

52062 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 96833
Fax: +49 241 80 92230

Office Hours

by appointment.
 

About Mr. Schervan

  • Since 2012: Research Assistant at SLA (formerly ilb)
  • Diplom 2012, Mechanical Engineering, focus on Aerospace Engineering
  • Diplom and student theses: Structural optimization by genetic optimization algorithms and artificial neuronal networks
  • Student Assistant at Institut für Leichtbau (ilb) in 2006 / 2008
  • Space Research Group -Project Mars Habitat - Collaboration with students and various institutes at RWTH Aachen University and the DLR
  • 2005/2006 semester abroad - Politecnico di Milano Technical University
  • Self-employment in software and web-development (during studies)

Jetzt:

  • Project iBOSS since 2012, Project leader at SLA since 2017
    • Development of modular satellite systems
  • since 2017: Share-holder and CEO of iBOSS GmbH (Spin-off)
 

Research

SLA
  • Intelligent Building Blocks for On-orbit Satellite Servicing iBOSS-2, iBOSS-3
  • Preliminary Design with Artifical Neural Networks (ANN)
 
  • Intelligent Building Blocks for On-orbit Satellite Servicing

iBOSS-2

iBOSS-3

  • Preliminary Design with Aritfical Neural Networks using Deep Learning Startegies
 

Publications

Source Author(s)
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
iBOSS Modular Plug & Play - Standardized Building Block Solutions for Future Space Systems Enhancing Capabilities and Flexibility, Design, Architecture and Operations
In: [68th International Astronautical Congress, IAC-17, 2017-09-25 - 2017-09-29, Adelaide, Australia], 2017
Schervan, Thomas Andreas
Kortmann, Martin
Schröder, Kai-Uwe
Kreisel, Jörg
[Conference Presentation]
iBOSS Modular Plug & Play - Standardized Building Block Solutions for Future Space Systems Enhancing Capabilities and Flexibility, Design, Architecture and Operations
In: 68th International Astronautical Congress Adelaide 2017-09-25 - 2017-09-29, 2017
Schervan, Thomas A.
Kortmann, Martin
Schröder, Kai-Uwe
Kreisel, Jörg
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Design Strategy, Numerical Analysis and Testing of a Modular Satellite Structure
In: [68th International Astronautical Congress, IAC-17, 2017-09-25 - 2017-09-29, Adelaide, Australia], 2017
Schervan, Thomas Andreas
Richert, Philip Bastian
Zimmermann, Jannik
Häming, Anna Magdalena
Dafnis, Athanasios
Schröder, Kai-Uwe
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Building Block-Based "iBOSS" Approach: Fully Modular Systems with Standard Interface to Enhance Future Satellites
In: [66rd International Astronautical Congress, IAC-15, 12.10.2015-16.10.2015, Jerusalem, Israel], 2015
Kortmann, Martin
Dafnis, Athanasios
Schervan, Thomas A.
Schmidt, Hauke
Rühl, Steffen
Weise, Jana
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Thermo-Mechanical Concept for a Modular On-Orbit-Serviceable Satellite System
In: 65th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2014) ; 29 September – 3 October 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014
Schervan, Thomas A.
Adomeit, André
Dafnis, Athanasios Dimitri
Reimerdes, Hans-Günther
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Entwicklung eines modularen und wartbaren Satellitenbaukastens
In: 62. Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress 2013 : 10. - 12. September 2032, Stuttgart, Haus der Wirtschaft ; [Vorträge] / DGLR, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- u. Raumfahrt, 2013
Adomeit, André
Schervan, Thomas A.
Kortmann, Martin
Dafnis, Athanasios Dimitri
Reimerdes, Hans-Günther
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Structural Concept and Design for Modular and Serviceable Spacecraft Systems
In: 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2013 : Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 8 - 11 April 2013 ; [and co-located conferences: 21st AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, 15th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, 14th AIAA Dynamics Specialists Conference, 14th AIAA Gossamer Systems Forum, and 9th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference (MDO)]. - Vol. 3, 2013
Adomeit, André
Lakshmanan, Martin
Schervan, Thomas
Dafnis, Athanasios
Reimerdes, Hans-Günther
[Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Design of a Mars Habitat by an Interdisciplinary Working Group : Basic Concepts for Structure and Life Support System
In: 56th International Astronautical Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, the International Academy of Astronautics, and the International Institute of Space Law : [Proceedings], 2005
[DOI: 10.2514/6.IAC-05-A1.6.09]
Heidrich, Sebastian
Langen, Britta
Gruhlke, Martin C. H.
Derz, Uwe
Schervan, Thomas
Nölke, Daniel
 

Lectures

Lecture Semester

Introduction to Design of Shell Structures

WS 14/15






 

Research Papers and Theses

  • -
 

Supervised Student Theses

Diploma Theses

  • L. Was, Auslegung und thermomechanische Analyse der Seitenwandverbindung eines modularen Satellitensystems, 2014

  • K. D. Mastrogeorgiou, Thermo-mechanical analysis of a frame-based structure for satellite systems, 2013

Master Theses

  • A. F. Ortiz Ortiz, Numerische Analyse der Thermomechanischen Spannungen einer Sandwichplatte mit integrierter Satellitenschnittstelle und Entwurf eines Testaufbaus zur Validierung , 2017

  • M. Busen, Vorauslegung und Analyse eines Mars-Eintrittssystems und -Landesystems für ein modulares Raumfahrzeug, 2016

  • E. Zajac, Entwicklung und Konstruktion eines Entriegelungsmechanismus für modulare Satellitensysteme, 2016

Bachelor Theses

  • A. Berzins, Application of Deep Learning Neural Networks in the Preliminary Design of Lightweight Structures, 2018

  • J. E. Viala, Risikoanalyse und Schildkonzepte eines modularen Satellitensystems zum Schutz vor Weltraumschrott und Mikrometeoriten, 2016

  • M.Tolstoj, Analyse und Bewertung des Leichtbaupotentials von Heatpipes bei modularen Satellitensystemen, 2015

  • A. Huck, Schadensmodelle von Mikrometeoriten und Weltraumtrümmern, 2015

  • M. Plett, Thermomechanische Analyse und Strukturkonzeptbewertung eines Modularen Satellitensystems, 2014

  • P. Lyssakow, Thermomechanische Untersuchung der mechanischen Schnittstelle eines modularen Satellitensystems, 2014

Projcet Theses

  • K. Hsieh, J. E. Viala, Lebensdaueranalyse und Materialauslegung eines modularen Satellitensystems, 2014