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Max Platzer
Max Platzer

Lifetime Honorary President of SARES

T. Hikmet Karakoç
T. Hikmet Karakoç
President of SARES

Dear colleagues, working in the fields of sustainable aviation and sustainable energy,


We can proudly say that SARES, founded in 2015, has successfully completed its seventh year.


SARES organizes four International Symposia every year and we are pleased to share the symposium dates and sites for 2022 with you.


•   International Symposium on Unmanned Systems and Defense Industry (ISUDEF’22), 30th May- 1st June 2022, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain (Online / Hybrid), https://2022.isudef.org/


•   International Symposium on Electric Aviation and Autonomous Systems (ISEAS’22), 19-21 July 2022, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia (Online / Hybrid), https://2022.iseasci.org/


•   International Symposium on Sustainable Aviation (ISSA’22), 2-5 August 2022, RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) University, Melbourne, Australia (Online / Hybrid), https://2022.issasci.org/


•   International Symposium on Aircraft Technology, Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Operations (ISATECH’22), 14-16 September 2022, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia (Online / Hybrid), https://2022.isatech.org/


We are honoured to announce that we have signed a contract with Springer last year. According to this contract, we are going to publish each year 4 edited books and 1 fundamental book in Sustainable Aviation and 4 symposium proceedings for a total of 45 books over the next five years. All these books will have the SARES logo on them and they will be indexed in Scopus. We welcome you to submit your research papers to these books.


At SARES, we are publishing two international journals, the International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology (IJAST), (https://ijast.org/) and the International Journal of Sustainable Aviation (IJSA), (https://ijsa.org/) . We are inviting you to submit your valuable papers to these journals.


In addition, SARES gives six important scientific awards every year and award ceremonies are being held during the closing session of the ISSA Symposia each year.


The awards are given in four categories to scientists and researchers who work on Sustainable Aviation and two more additional awards. These are: Lifetime Achievement Award, Science Award, Young Scientist Award, Young Researcher Award. In addition, a Gratitude Award and a Company Award are presented.


The new goal of the association is to get organized around the world by opening SARES local chapters in various countries. This year, we will open representative offices in 10 countries as a target. We have already started working on this matter.

In addition, this year we will actively run the Association's International Board. We will call the Society's International Board of Directors to a meeting every three months.

We invite you to become a member of SARES.


Max F. Platzer, Lifetime Honorary President of SARES

T. Hikmet Karakoç, President of SARES

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About Us

  SARES was founded in 2015 as a multi-disciplinary initiative organization to promote, develop and support aviation researchers on innovative researches. SARES is also focusing to reproduce and improve the management tools and systems in the aerodrome, airplane technologies management and operations research, sustainability and social awareness training. Main research and application objectives are as follows:

  • Green and renewable energy resources and aviation technologies

  • Aircraft engine, control systems, production, storage, efficiency and planning

  • Explore the potential of integrating renewables within airports

  • Sustainable infrastructure development under a changing climate

  • Training and awareness facilities with aviation sector and social levels

  • Teaching and professional development in renewable energy technologies and sustainability

   SARES focuses on sustainability in aviation considering all aspects and fields. SARES has a wide network of researchers through the symposiums and conferences organized internationally. SARES symposiums/conferences have spread under three main categories:

  • ISSA, International Symposium on Sustainable Aviation

  • ISEAS, International Symposium on Electric Aviation and Autonomous Systems

  • ISATECH, International Symposium on Aircraft Technology, MRO and Operations

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