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Kevin Sun

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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates

Supervisor of Master's Candidates


Date of Employment:2009-12-01

School/Department:School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering

Business Address:Room 201, southern scientific research building 1


Contact Information:15810532766


Academic Titles:N/A

Alma Mater:Beihang University

Discipline:Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology

Honors and Titles:
2022  elected:2022中国发明协会发明创业奖创新奖二等奖;
2022  elected:2021年中国产学研合作创新与促进奖-产学研合作创新奖;
2017  elected:国防技术发明三等奖第一完成人;
2017  elected:北航第五批“青年拔尖人才支持计划”入选者;
2015  elected:校级教学成果一等奖第三完成人;
2012  elected:军队科技进步三等奖第一完成人


Kangwen Sun received his B.Eng. Degree in Material forming and Control Engineering from North China Institute of Technology, Taiyuan, China, in 2003, and PH.D. Degree in Aircraft Design from Beihang University (BUAA), Beijing, China, in 2009. He was an academic visitor at the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University from December 2017 to December 2018. He is currently an associate professor at the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, Beihang University. His main research areas are: the overall design and performance evaluation of solar air vehicle, the optimal configuration of solar energy system and self-management technology. He applied for 26 national invention patents (15 of which had authorized, 5 of which have been transformed). And he also has published more than 30 papers (including 12 SCI papers, 15 EI papers, one excellent paper of 2016 China Aerospace Vehicle Congress).
At present, he is one of the keynote teachers of the national top quality curriculum "Aircraft Design" and the teacher of the "Aircraft Airworthiness Foundation". He has instructed students to achieve many achievements in the solar-powered aircraft technology competition. He has been selected as the 21st and 24th "Feng Ru bei" Outstanding Instructor, the First Prize Instructor of the 7th and 9th "National Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Competition" respectively, the First Prize Instructor of "the 3rd China Graduate Future Aircraft Innovation Competition", and the third "China Aviation Industry Cup" International Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Innovation Competition Creative Awards Instructor.

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Educational Experience

  • 2003.9-2009.6

    北京航空航天大学 | 飞行器设计 | With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study | Doctoral degree

  • 1999.9-2003.6

    华北工学院(现中北大学) | 模具设计与制造 | University graduated | Bachelor's degree

Work Experience

  • 2017.12-2018.12

     Cranfield University 

  • 2009.12-Now

     航空科学与工程学院飞机系 | 北京航空航天大学 | 航空科学与工程学院飞机系 

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