Web of science journal papers


  • Thunderstorm prediction during pre-tactical air-traffic-flow management using convolutional neural networks. Aniel Jardines, Hamidreza Eivazi, Elias Zea, Javier García-Heras, Juan Simarro, Evelyn Otero, Manuel Soler, Ricardo Vinuesa. 2024. Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 241, 122466, ISSN 0957-4174, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2023.122466.
  • A python library for computing individual and merged non-CO2 algorithmic climate change functions: CLIMaCCF V1.0. Dietmüller, S. Matthes, S., Dahlmann, K., Yamashita, H., Soler, M., Simorgh, A., Linke, F., Lührs, B., Mendiguchia Meuser, M. , Weder, C., Yin, F., Castino, F., Grewe, V. (2022). Geoscientific Model Development (GMD).  Vol. 16, Issue 15, 4405–4425, 2023. https://gmd.copernicus.org/articles/16/4405/2023/
  • Robust 4D climate-optimal flight planning in structured airspace using parallelized simulation on GPUs: ROOST V1.0. Abolfazl Simorgh, Manuel Soler, Daniel González-Arribas, Florian Linke, Benjamin Lührs, Maximilian Meuser, Simone Dietmüller, Sigrun Matthes, Hiroshi Yamashita, Feijia Yin, Federica Castino, Volker Grewe, and Sabine Baumann. 2023. Geosci. Model Dev., no. 16, 3723–3748, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-3723-2023.
  • Linear Contrails Detection, Tracking and Matching with Aircraft Using Geostationary Satellite and Air Traffic Data. Rémi Chevallier, Marc Shapiro, Zebediah Engberg, Manuel Soler, and Daniel Delahaye. 2023. Aerospace 10, no. 7: 578. https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace10070578
  • Time-Fuel-Optimal Navigation of a Commercial Aircraft in Cruise with Heading and Throttle Controls using Pontryagin’s Maximum Principle. Amin Jafarimoghaddam and Manuel Soler. IEEE Control Systems Letters (L-CSS). Vol 7, pp. 2970-2975. 2023 DOI: 10.1109/LCSYS.2023.3288471
  • Robust Optimization Integrating Aircraft Trajectory and Sequence under Weather Forecast Uncertainty. Shumpei Kamo, Judith Rosenow, Manuel Soler, and Harmut Fricke.  Transportation Research Part C. Volume 152, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2023.104187 
  • A New Extreme Weather Nowcasting Product Supporting Aviation Management at Local Scale. Sandy Chkeir, Aikaterini Anesiadou, Alejandro Cervantes, Álvaro Reviriego, Manuel Soler and Riccardo Biondi. Under review at Weather and climate extremes. In Pre-Print Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4408315 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4408315
  • The average Non-linear Programming: some theoretical and practical aspects. Amin Jafarimoghaddam and Manuel Soler. Optimal Control Methods and Applications. Under Review
  • Predicting Air Traffic Flow Management Regulations due to Weather using Convolutional Neural Networks. Iván Martínez, Aniel Jardines, Manuel Soler, Alejandro Cervantes, Javier García-Heras. Transportation Research Part C. Under review
  • Predicting Cloud-top height and Overshoots using LSTM Neural Network. Aniel Jardines, Manuel Soler, Javier García-Heras, Juan Simarro, Alfons Callado-Pallarés. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. Under review
  • Fast 4D flight planning under uncertainty through parallel stochastic path simulation. Daniel González-Arribas, Fateme Baneshi, Eduardo Andrés, Manuel Soler, Aniel Jardines, Javier García-Heras. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Volume 148, 2023, 104018, ISSN 0968-090X. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2023.104018.
  • Conflict assessment and resolution of climate-optimal aircraft trajectories at network scale. Fateme Baneshi, Manuel Soler, Abolfazl Simorgh. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 2023, volume, 115. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2022.103592
  • Perturbed-analytic direct transcription for optimal control (PADOC). Amin Jafarimoghaddam, Manuel Soler. Optimal Control Applications and Methods. 2023. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/oca.2965


  • Iterative Graph Deformation for Aircraft Trajectory Planning Considering Ensemble Forecasting of Thunderstorms. Eduardo Andrés, Maryam Kamgarpour, Manuel Soler, Manuel Sanjurjo-Rivo and Daniel González-Arribas. Transportation Research Part C 145 (2022) 103919 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2022.103919
  • Non-Fragile Robust Model Predictive Controller Design for Uncertain Time-delay Systems with Input Constraints. Fateme Baneshi, Valiollah Ghaffari, Manuel Soler. ISA Transactions. Under Review.
  • Air Traffic Complexity Map Based on Linear Dynamical Systems. Daniel Delahaye, Adrián Garcia, Julien Lavandier, Supatcha Chaimatanan, Manuel Soler. Aerospace MDPI. Aerospace 20229(5), 230; https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace9050230
  • A Comprehensive Survey on Recent Climate Optimal Aircraft Trajectory Planning. Abolfazl Simorgh *, Manuel Soler, Daniel González-Arribas, Sigrun  Matthes, Volker Grewe, Simone Dietmüller, Sabine Baumann, Hiroshi Yamashita,  Feijia Yin, Federica Castino, Florian Linke, Benjamin Lührs, Maximilian Meuser. Aerospace 20229(3), 146;  https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace9030146
  • Fundamental Framework to Plan 4D Robust Descent Trajectories for Uncertainties in Weather Prediction. Kamo, S.; Rosenow, J.; Fricke, H.; Soler, M. Aerospace 2022, 9, 109. https://doi.org/10.3390/aerospace9020109 
  • The Optimal Decomposition Method for Nonlinear Problems. by Amin Jafarimoghaddam; Manuel Soler; Abolfazl Simorgh. Journal of Computational Science. Available online 29 April 2022, 101690 10.1016/j.jocs.2022.101690


  • Estimating Entry Counts and ATFM Regulations during Adverse Weather Conditions using Machine Learning. Aniel Jardines, Manuel Soler, Javier García-Heras. Journal of Air Traffic Management, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2021.102109

  • Convection Indicator for Pre-Tactical Air Traffic Flow Management using Neural Network. Aniel Jardines, Alejandro Cervantes, Manuel Soler, Javier García-Heras, and Juan Simarro.  Machine Learning with Applications. 2021-06 | journal-article DOI: 10.1016/j.mlwa.2021.100053

  • Informed Scenario-Based RRT for Aircraft Trajectory Planning under Ensemble Forecasting of Thunderstorms. Eduardo Andrés, Maryam Kamgarpour, Manuel Soler, Manuel Sanjurjo-Rivo and Daniel González-Arribas. Transportation Research Part C, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2021.103232

  • Robust Flight Planning Impact Assessment Considering Convective Phenomena. Javier García-Heras, Manuel Soler, Daniel González-Arribas, Kurt Eschbacher, Carl-Herbert Rokitansky, Daniel Sacher, Ulrike Gelhardt, Juergen Lang, Thomas Hauf, Juan Simarro, Alfonso Valenzuela, Antonio Franco, Damián Rivas. Transportation Research Part C , 2021 (Vol. 123). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2021.102968


  • Influence of atmospheric uncertainty, convective indicators, and cost-index on the leveled aircraft trajectory optimization problem. Manuel Soler, Daniel González-Arribas, Javier García-Heras, Manuel Sanjurjo-Rivo, Ulrike Gelhardt, Juergen Lang, Thomas Hauf, and Juan Simarro. Transportation Research Part C. Volume 120, November 2020, 102784. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2020.102784


  • Robust aircraft trajectory planning under uncertain convective environments with optimal control and rapidly developing thunderstorms. Daniel González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, Manuel Sanjurjo, Maryam Kamgarpour, and Juan Simarro.  Aerospace Science and Technology. Volume 89, June 2019, Pages 445-459. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2019.03.051
  • Characterization and Enhancement of Flight Planning Predictability under Wind Uncertainty. Javier GARCÍA-HERAS, Manuel Soler, Daniel González-Arribas. International Journal of Aerospace Engineering. vol. 2019, Article ID 6141452, 29 pages, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6141452
  • A simulated annealing approach to 3D strategic aircraft deconfliction based on en-route speed changes under wind and temperature uncertainties.  Valentin Courchelle, Manuel Soler, Daniel González-Arribas, and Daniel Delahaye. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. Volume 103, June 2019, Pages 194-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2019.03.024
  • Multiobjective Low-Thrust Interplanetary Trajectory Optimization based on Generalized Logaritmic Spirals. David Morante, Manuel Sanjrujo, and Manuel Soler. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. 42(3), pp. 476-490, 2019 https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.G003702
  • Automated Optimal Flight Planning based on the Aircraft Intent Description Language.  D. González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, Javier López-Leonés, Enrique Casado, and Manuel Sanjurjo. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part G: Jornal of Aerospace Engineering. 233(3), pp. 928-948, 2019. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0954410017751990


  • On Maximizing Safety in Stochastic Aircraft Trajectory Planning with Uncertain Thuderstorm Development. Daniel Hentzen, Daniel González-Arribas, Maryam Kamgarpour, and Manuel Soler. Aerospace Science and Technology. Volume 79, August 2018, Pages 543-553. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2018.06.006  Arxiv


  • A Hybrid Optimal Control Approach to Fuel Efficient Aircraft Conflict Avoidance. Soler, Manuel; Kamgarpour, Maryam; Lloret, Javier; Lygeros, John. IEEE  Transactions on Intelligent Transportation. Vol. 17. No. 7. pp. 1826-1838, July 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2015.2510824

  • Pseudospectral Collocation Methods to Aircraft Minimum Fuel Trajectory Problems with Required Time of Arrival.Javier GARCÍA-HERAS, Manuel SOLER, Francisco Javier SÁEZ NIETO. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems. Vol. 13, No. 7 (2016), pp. 243-265. DOI: 10.2514/1.I010401.


  • Multiphase Optimal Control Framework for Commercial Aircraft 4D Flight Planning Problems. M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti.  Journal of Aircraft. Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 274-286 2015. DOI: 10.2514/1.C032697


  • Multiphase Optimal Control Framework for Commercial Aircraft 4D Flight Planning Problems. M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti.  Journal of Aircraft. Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 274-286 2015. DOI: 10.2514/1.C032697
  • Flight Trajectory Design in the Presence of Contrails: Application of a Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Approach. M. Soler, B. Zou, M. Hansen. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. Volume 48, November 2014, Pages 172–194 DOI 10.1016/j.trc.2014.08.009.


  • Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Approach to Aircraft Trajectory Optimization. P. Bonami, A. Olivares, M. Soler, and E. Staffetti, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 36, No. 5 : pp. 1267-1277; September 2013. DOI 10.2514/1.60492


  • Framework for Aircraft 4D Trajectory Planning Towards an Efficient Air Traffic Management. M. Soler, D. Zapata, A. Olivares, E. Staffetti. Journal of Aircraft. Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 341-348; January-February 2012. DOI: 10.2514/1.C031490


  • Hybrid Optimal Control Approach to Commercial Aircraft Trayectory Planning. M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 985-991; May–June 2010. DOI: 10.2514/1.47458