R. Joachim Huyssen (MEng Aeronautical)


Joachim Huyssen acts as the chief designer on the development projects of Diomedes. He qualified with a master degree in mechanical and aeronautical engineering from the University of Pretoria and is currently working towards his PhD.


Barbara Barbieri

CFD Engineer

Barbara Barbieri graduated cum laude from University of Pisa in Aeronautical Engineering in 2000. She joined the Exulans team as research assistant to do CFD analysis of the Exulans geometry. She also teaches Aeronautics and Aerodynamics in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering of the University of Pretoria.


Dieter E. Huyssen (BEng (hons) mech)

Design Engineer

Dieter E. Huyssen graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1994 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He became involved with the Exulans project as a design engineer and currently contributes to developments from Switzerland.




Diomedes involves mechanical engineering students in its team.