Presenters introduces Joachim Kurzke and Robert Hill.  GasTurb History tells the history of the popular gas turbine performance program and The Book introduces Propulsion and Power - An Exploration of Gas Turbine Performance Modeling which was published 2018 by Springer Nature.

In the book there are many references to papers presented by Joachim Kurzke at ASME Turbo Expo, ISABE, AGARD and various other conferences. He has also lectured at Cranfield University and the von Karman Institute (VKI) in Belgium.