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Associate Professor  
Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates  
Supervisor of Master's Candidates  

Main positions:飞机系本科教学副主任; 航空创新实践基地主任; 北航航模队指导教师

Other Post:Head of Aeronautic Innovation Practice Centre; Academic Advisor of Beihang Aeromodelling Team; Associate Member of "Aerospace Knowledge" Editorial Board



SONG Lei is an aviation enthusiast since his childhood and is a Private Pilot Lisence holder of EASA. He particular interests in aircraft multi-disciplinary design optimization with aerodynamic, stealth and stability, subscale model flight test and flight simulation. He has accumulated various theoretical and engineering profession experience in the field of aircraft design, aerodynamic software development and application practice, aircraft stealth technology, and mechanical design.

SONG Lei served as a major researcher for the leading technology research project in Chinese 12th Five-Year Plans and 13th Five-Year Plan. Currently he is taking charge in research program sponsored by National Natural Science Funds for Young Scholar as well as numerous projects funded by aviation industry.

Education Activities

SONG Lei currently teaches Principles of Flight, Introduction of Aeronautic and Astronautic, and Aircraft Conceptual Design to bachelor students. He has become the academic advisor of Beihang aeromodelling team since 2019. The team has won the Championship of SAE Aero Design West 2019 California, USA, succeed the best score in both SAE Aero Design West and SAE Aero Design East in 2019. 

Social Service

SONG Lei keeps his passionate in popularization of Science for many years. He published numbers of article in People's Daily, Aerospace Knowledge, Model Airplane, Aviation World and etc. He helped Beijing No.35 High School to accomplished their Aeronautic Laboratory scheme design and curriculum development. In recent years. He has honored Distinguished Instructor in High School Student Science Education for many times.

Available Foreign Language

English, Japanese

Educational Experience

2010.9 2015.7

  • Beihang University
  • Aircraft Design
  • Ph. D.

2008.9 2010.6

  • Beihang University
  • Aircraft Design
  • M.Sc.

2004.9 2008.6

  • Beihang University
  • Aircraft Design and Engineering
  • B. E.

Work ExperienceMore>>

2023.1 Now
  • 北京航空航天大学
  • 航空科学与工程学院
  • 飞机系副主任
  • 副教授
2022.7 2023.1
  • Beihang University
  • School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering
  • Associate Professor
2019.6 2019.12
  • Cranfield University
  • School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
  • Academic Visitor
2017.11 2022.6
  • Beihang University
  • School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering
  • Lecturer

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