Dipl.-Ing. Volker Schaus 
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Curriculum vitae 
Year of Birth: 1980
Position: Project Scientist 

Dipl.-Ing. Degree in Aerospace Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2007 - 2010
Mechanical Structure Engineer, Jet Aviation, Basel, Switzerland.
2010 - 2016
Research Scientist and Group Leader, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Simulation and
Software Technology, Braunschweig, Germany.
since 04/2016
Scientist at the Institute of Space Systems, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Professional Memberships:
Member of the Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee (IADC), Working Group 2
Selection of scientific publications:

Selection of scientific Publications:


V. Schaus, E. M. Alessi, G. Schettino, A. Rossi, and E. Stoll, “On the practical exploitation of perturbative
effects in low Earth orbit for space debris mitigation,” Adv. Sp.Res., vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 1979–1991, Apr. 2019.

R. Popova and V. Schaus, “The Legal Framework for Space Debris Remediation
as a Tool for Sustainability in Outer Space,” Aerospace, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 55, May 2018.

Book Chapter:

Schaus, V., Lüdtke, D., Fischer, P. M. and Gerndt, A. “Collaborative Modeling and Simulation in Spacecraft Design,” in Modeling and Simulation- Based
Systems Engineering Handbook, Gianni, D., D’Ambrogio, A. and Tolk, A., Eds. CRC Press, December 2014


Schaus, V., Radtke, J., Stoll, E., Rossi, A., Colombo, C., Tonetti, S., and Holbrough, I., “Results of reference long-term simulations focussing on passive means to reduce the impact of space debris,” in Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Space Debris, Darmstadt, Germany, April 2017.
Radtke, J. , Müller, S., Schaus, V., and Stoll, E. “LUCA2 - An Enhanced Long-term Utility for Collision Analysis,” in Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Space Debris, April 2017.
Schaus, V., Fischer, P. M., and Gerndt, A. “Taking Advantage of the Model: Application of the Quantity, Units, Dimension, and Values Standard in Concurrent Spacecraft Engineering,” in Proceedings of the 23nd Annual International Symposium of the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Philadelphia, PA, June 2013.
Schaus, V., Müller, J., Deshmukh, M., Braukhane, A., Gerndt, A. ”Bidirectional Graphical Modeling Supporting Concurrent Spacecraft Design,” in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on System & Concurrent Engineering for Space Applications (SECESA), Stuttgart, Germany, October 2014.
Schaus, V., Fischer, P., Lüdtke, D., Quantius, D., and Gerndt, A. “Automated Sensitivity Analysis in Early Space Mission Design,” in Proceedings of the
5th International Workshop on System & Concurrent Engineering for Space Applications (SECESA), Lausanne, Switzerland, October 2012.
Schaus, V., Tiede, M., Fischer, P. M.,  Lüdtke, D., and Gerndt, A. “A Continuous Verification Process in Concurrent Engineering,” in AIAA Space Conference, San Diego, CA,
September 2013.