Contact Professor Marin Guenov

Areas of expertise

  • Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Design
  • Product and Service Design


Prof. Guenov holds MEng in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Operations Research (Discrete Optimisation of Materials Handling Systems). He has over 30 years industrial and research experience drawn from the Design and Optimisation of Materials Handling Systems and Equipment, Design Integration of Large Marine Made-to-Order Products, and Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis and Optimisation (MDO) in the Aerospace sector.

He is a Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and is a Chartered Engineer. He is the Chairman of the Cranfield Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Current activities

Professor Guenov teaches and leads research in advanced tools and methods for Integrated Product Development. These include set-based, model-based and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) in aerospace. Prof. Guenov directs UK and EC funded research projects where his team contributes significantly to the research and development of collaborative design methods for the development of future aircraft configurations, and advanced modelling and simulation concepts such as the Digital Behavioural Aircraft.


  • Airbus SE
  • BAE Systems PLC
  • German Aerospace Center
  • Royal NLR – Netherlands Aerospace Centre
  • Government of Canada


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