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Ulrich Scholten, PhD

Ulrich is cofounder of SkyRadar, taking care of the procedural and software parts. He has been working for the aviation control market since the early 2000s, trying to blend qualification requirements in ATC with modern and scalable technical solutions. Ulrich holds a PhD in information technology and in several patents on modern radars. His research is regularly published in A-rated journals. Ulrich has spoken in 100+ Universities, Academies and Research Centers around the world and is co-editor of several security related blogs with more than 100.000 monthly readers.

Integrating Tower Simulators, Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Training Systems and Distributed Control Systems to Prepare for Emergency Situations

Emergency situations require concerted action by ATCOs, Firefighters, Police, Ambulance and more. SkyRadar is the first one to integrate Tower Simulators, Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Training systems and Distributed Control Systems to train cross-sectional teams.

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Blended Learning in Post-COVID-times - Building On Lessons Learned

COVID-19 forced us on a global scale to quickly rethink our education delivery structures in ATCO and ATSEP qualification processes. What are the lessons learned?

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Modular Curriculum for ATSEP and ATCO training with SkyRadar's NextGen 8 GHz Pulse Radar

This article explains how SkyRadar's NextGen 8 GHz Pulse radar can be used for ATSEP and ATCO training.

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NavAids: Video Introduction to SkyRadar's Localizer CSB and SBO Signaling

The video gives a quick introduction into Localizer CSB and SBO Signaling in SkyRadar's NavAids simulator, made for ATSEP and ATCO personnel in civil aviation.

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24 GHz FMCW Radar - Training Exercise Manual

This document describes exercises for the SkyRadar 24 GHz FMCW Radar.

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How To Qualify ATCO & ATSEP for Preventing Accidents and For Keeping Control in Precarious Situations

Tragic accidents keep on happening with intensifying air traffic. Although we might never bring the risk down to zero, there are ways to minimize it and in the unfortunate case of an accident to have emergency protocols in place that will limit the damage.

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Social Distancing, Blended Learning and Virtual Labs with SkyRadar

Many academies and universities are contemplating how to get started again. What are the necessary steps? Are they costly? How can blended learning and virtual labs be rapidly set up?

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Radar Education - Let Us Bury the Cold War Paradigm!

Radar has become a key sensor technology in automotive, medicine, automation, and - of course - in air traffic control and homeland security. New skills are needed to make it a success. But still curricula are dominated by dinosaur concepts like chaff clouds, jamming and electronic counter measures. Hey, let us bury that. And let us educate responsible members of our society to build a peaceful future. We need no backward oriented half-educated dummies, who are an easy prey for ruthless leaders. An appeal ...

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Comprehensive Training Manual

This document builds on our curriculum and makes suggestions on how to teach with the SkyRadar Pulse, PSR and the FMCW.

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