Research Themes and Projects

SESAR exploratory research activities are performed in order to move potentially beneficial ideas from low maturity levels towards industrialisation and deployment. 

For the first Call of WP-E there were four themes under which proposals were grouped. The following table summarises each WP-E project.

Result of Call 1

THEME 1: LEGAL ASPECTS OF PARADIGM SHIFT

ALIAS Addressing the Liability Impact of Automated Systems

THEME 2: TOWARD HIGHER LEVELS OF AUTOMATION IN ATM

SUPEROPT- Supervision of Route Optimizers

MUFASA- Multidimensional Framework of Advanced SESAR Automation

STREAM - Strategic Trajectory de-confliction to Enable seamless Aircraft conflict Management

SPAD-System Performance under Automation Degradation

TESA - Trajectory prediction and conflict resolution for en-route seamless air traffic management

ADAHR- Assessment of degree of automation of human roles

C-SHARE Joint ATM cognition through shared representations

UTOPIA – Universal Trajectory Synchronization for Highly Predictable Arrivals Enabled by Full Automation

ZefMAP Zero failure management at maximum productivity in safety critical control rooms

THEME 3: MASTERING COMPLEX SYSTEMS SAFELY

ONBOARD Probabilistic network-based operations ATM R&D

ASHiCs Automating the search for hazards in complex systems

MAREA Mathematical Approach towards Resilience Engineering in ATM

COMPASS Safety management in complex ATM system of systems using ICT approaches

CASSIOPEIA Complex Adaptive Systems for Optimization of Performance in ATM

ELSA Empirically grounded agent-based models for the future ATM scenario

NEWO Emerging network-wide effects of inventive operational approaches in ATM

THEME 4: ECONOMICS AND PERFORMANCE

POEM Passenger Oriented Enhanced  Metrics

THEME 5: ENABLING CHANGES IN ATM (non technical aspects)

Result of Call 2

THEME 1: TOWARD HIGHER LEVELS OF AUTOMATION IN ATM

ACF Airport Capacity Forecast  (ACF)

6th Sense Increasing Fault Tolerance of Human Machine Interfaces  through Sensor Fusion

ERAINT   Evaluation of the RPAS-ATM Interaction in Non-segregated Airspace

NINA   Neurometrics  Indicators for ATM

AGATHA Assessment of GA & small airport technology innovation & adaptations for harmonization of the ATM system

SAFECORAM Sharing of Authority in Failure/Emergency Condition for Resilience of Air Traffic Management

ProGA Probabilistic 4D trajectories of light GA operations

MOTA Modern Taxing

THEME 2: MASTERING COMPLEX SYSTEMS SAFELY

EMERGIA Powerful  Emergent  Behavior  in ATM

Complexity Costs Embracing complexity in the calculation of ATM costs

TREE Data-driven modelling of network-wide extension of the tree of reactionary delays in ECAC area

THEME 3: SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE AND SYSTEM DESIGN

EMFASE Empirical Framework for Security Design & Economic Trade-off

FLITE Future Long-term ATM concept, Infrastructure, Technologies and operational Environment

SCALES Resilience potential & Early warnings for ATM in case of system degradation through Enterprise Architecture

THEME 4: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, UNCERTAINTY & OPTIMIZATION

Secure Data Cloud Secure computation techniques for data exchange in ATM

Robust ATM Robust optimization of ATM planning processes by modelling of uncertainty impact

IMET Investigating optimal approach for future trajectory prediction (TP) systems to use METeorlogical uncertainty information

THEME 5: ENABLING CHANGE IN ATM

ACCHANGE Accelerating change by regional forerunners

AEROGAME  Serious Gaming in ATM

ACCESS Application of Agent-based Computational Economics of Strategic Slot Allocation

SATURN Strategic Allocation of Traffic USING redistribution in the Network