Justus Benad is a research assistant at the Berlin University of Technology where he obtained a Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering in 2015 and a Master degree in Engineering Science in 2017. He has work experience in the aerospace industry and in academic research and teaching. He is interested in a wide range of engineering disciplines, among them are numerical simulation methods, software development, tribology, fluid and solid mechanics, materials, gas turbines, aircraft design, and aerodynamics. Recent projects he has worked on include the simulation of stresses in turbine blades, the preliminary design of a flying- wing aircraft, the development of a hydrofoil control system for racing sailboats, and the simulation of rolling noise of train wheels. He is a scholar of the German National Academic Foundation and has received awards from the Royal Aeronautical Society and the German Aerospace Center.