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2016

17 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Dr. Geoffrey Landis to Appear on Today's Installment of The Space Show
The Space Show Laser Driven Interstellar Probes and More Discussed with Dr. Geoffrey Landis


17 Janauary
Fomer AIAA President Donald W. Richardson Profiled on Being Made Honorary Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society
Palm Beach Post Newsmakers: People in Palm Bach County Business, Civic Groups


11 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Timothy W. Simpson Named Morrow Professor at The Pennsylvania State University
Penn State News Simposon Named College of Engineering's Morrow Professor


2 January
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Speaks to Group
Coyote TV NASA Aerospace Enginer and Astronaut Dr. Sandra Magnus


31 December
AIAA Senior Member Major Michael T. Lippert, USMC, Pens Piece on Automatic Collision Avoidance Systems
U.S. Naval Institute Life or Death in 250 Milliseconds


23 December
AIAA Associate Fellow Javid Bayandor Quoted in Story on the Effects of Drone Strikes on Aircraft Hulls
Popular Mechanics What Really Happens When a Drone Strikes an Airplane


22 December
AIAA Honorary Fellow Sheila Widnall Speaks on Panel about Upcoming Film "Hidden Figures"
MIT News Screening, Discussion Addresses the History of Black Women at NASA


22 December
AIAA Associate Fellow Zvi Rusak Named Fellow of American Phsyical Society
RPI News Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineering Professor Zvi Rusak Named American Physical Society Fellow


20 December
John Crassidis Wins 2016 J. Leland Atwood Award
AIAA News John Crassididis Wins 2016 J. Leland Atwood Award


20 December
AIAA Senior Member Lorena Barba Wins 2016 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize
Berkeley News Meet the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipients


19 December
AIAA Honorary Fellow John L. Junkins Made Fellow of the National Academy of Inevetors
Texas A&M Today National Academy Of Inventors Selects John L. Junkins as 2016 NAI Fellow


16 December
AIAA Senior Member Charles Lundquist Wins AAS Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History
AAS News Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History


14 December
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Visits DUNMORE Corporation
KUAM News Executive Director of AIAA and Former Astronaut Sandra Magnus Visits DUNMORE Corporation


9 December
Former American Rocket Society President James Wyld Profiled
Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine Jimmy Wyld, The Young Genius Who Jump Started the U.S. Rocket Business


9 December
AIAA Senior Member Donald Elder Interviewed About The Moon Landing
Education News Professor Donald Elder. EVENTS in American History: The Moon Landing

5 December
AIAA Associate Fellow Rob Meyerson to Speak at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s December Commencement
Embry-Riddle News  Blue Origin President to Speak at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach Fall Commencement Ceremony


2 December
AIAA Fellow Alan Epstein Lectures at The Pennsylvania State University
Penn State News Heard on Campus: Alan Epstein on the Future of Aircraft Engines


29 November
Anthony M. Waas Wins AIAA — ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award
AIAA News 2017 AIAA — ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award


21 November
AIAA Associate Fellow Suneel Sheikh Quoted in Story on X-Ray Navigation
Vice News The Next Space Race


18 November
AIAA Associate Fellow Phillip Ligrani's Work With Students Highlighted
University of Alabama Huntsville Building Wind Tunnel is Hands-On Experience for Three Undergrads


18 November
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus to be Honored at the Starmus IV Festival
Astronomy.com Starmus IV to Celebrate Outstanding Contributions of Women to Science


11 November
AIAA Associate Fellow Joseph Cassady Pens Op-Ed on Exploration of Mars
Huffington Post Why Mars Can Be Affordable And Achievable


10 November
AIAA Fellow Joanne M. Maguire Elected to Board of Tetra Tech
Business Wire Tetra Tech Elects Joanne M. Maguire as New Board Member


8 November
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Named Alumnus of Influence by Missouri S&T University
Missouri S&T News 10 S&T Grads Named Alumni of Influence


8 November
AIAA Associate Fellow Victor "Vic" Sparrow to Deliver the ASME Rayleigh Lecture
Penn State News  Acoustics Professor Vic Sparrow to Deliver Lecture at International Conference


7 November
AIAA Senior Member Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke Speaks at Hypersonic Flight Forum
Space.com Hypersonic Flight Is Coming: Will the US Lead the Way?


2 November
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Quoted in Article on The Future of Space Exploration Under New President
The Christian Science Monitor Vying for Swing-State Voters, Pence Pushes Space Program in Florida


28 October
AIAA Fellow Henry T. Yang honored by National Academy of Engineering
The Current UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Henry T. Yang is honored by the National Academy of Engineering


26 October
AIAA Fellow Nadine Aubry Profiled
Northeastern News  Dean charts bold vision for College of Engineering


26 October
AIAA Associate Fellow named Executive Director of Auto-ISAC
WLTZ First News Auto-ISAC Names Faye Francy as new Executive Director


21 October
AIAA Associate Fellow named eminent scholar chair
Florida State University News Engineering professor named eminent scholar chair


21 October
AIAA Public Service Award winner appointed to Advisory Board of the National Air and Space Museum
WhiteHouse.gov President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts


20 October
Stanford News profiles Guggenheim Medal winner
Stanford News From biplanes to the Space Age


20 October
Students enter CanSat competition co-organized by AIAA
CERN CERN technical students win NASA competition award


20 October
AIAA mentioned in article about academic publishing technology
Talking New Media Atypon’s integration of Kudos increases discoverability of publishers’ content


20 October
Columbia University AIAA obtains funding
Columbia Spectator Increasing groups, stagnant budget stretch ABC allocations


19 October
Merrimack College seniors enter AIAA contest
Merrimack Beacon Senior Engineering Students Plan To Enter CanSat Competition


18 October
Nikhil Keer wins AIAA essay contest
Levittown Patch Levittown Middle School Student Wins National Essay Contest


14 October
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus quoted about space travel
Las Cruces Sun-News ISPCS experts contemplate how soon people will fly to Mars


13 October
Kumar Vikram Singh elected Associate Fellow of AIAA
Miami University News Singh is the author/co-author of more than 75 peer-reviewed international journal and conference articles.


13 October
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus quoted in story about ISPCS
Las Cruces Sun-News Symposium looks to future beyond International Space Station


12 October
AIAA Author Frank White and Executive Director Sandra Magnus mentioned in article about the Overview Effect
Motherboard Seeing Earth from Space Is the Key to Saving Our Species from Itself


11 October
AIAA Daniel Guggenheim Medal Winner Profiled
Stanford How a career in aeronautics got liftoff almost 90 years ago


6 October
AIAA Fellow Ronald Sugar and His Wife Valerie Bestow $5 Million Gift to UCLA Engineering
UCLA Newsroom Ronald and Valerie Sugar Give $5 Million Gift to UCLA Engineering


5 October
Former AIAA President Alan Mullaly To Speak at the University of Kansas
LawrenceJounral-World Former Ford CEO, KU Grad to Speak This Week in Lawrence


5 October
AIAA Senior Member Alan Wasser Pens Piece on Space Colonization
The Space Review
Unpopular Truths About Space Colonization


5 October
AIAA Senior Member Danesh K. Tafti Reappointed William S. Cross Professor at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech Danesh K. Tafti Reappointed William S. Cross Professor


28 September
AIAA Fellow Preston Henne Named Distinguished Statesman of Aviation by NAA
Spaceref.com NAA Announces the 2016 Distinguished Statesman of Avination


28 September
AIAA Honorary Fellow John Tracy Talks About Role Models With The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post Role Models


27 September
AIAA Fellow Helen L. Reed Wins ASME Kate Gleason Award
ASME.com ASME to Honor Helen Reed with the Kate Gleason Award


26 September
AIAA Associate Fellow R. Steven Justice Named Executive Director of Georgia Center of Innovation
Athens Banner-Herald Georgia Center of Innovation Appoints New Executive director for State Agency


23 September
AIAA Senior Member Pat Piperni Appointed Associate Professor
Clarkson.edu  Piperni Appointed Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University


23 September
AIAA Member Craig G. Merrett Named Assistant Professor
Clarkson.edu  Merrett Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University


20 September
AIAA Senior Member John Bradenburg to Appear on The Space Show
The Space Show Dr. John Brandenburg to Appear on The Space Show


20 September
AIAA Member Ayanna Samuel Profiled
Media Span Online Ayanna Samuels Blast-Off


15 September
AIAA Student Member Christine Greve Wins Scholarship from Astronaut Foundation
The Norman Transcript Astronaut to Award STEM Scholarship to OU Student


14 September
AIAA Fellow Wayne Goodman Promoted to Executive Vice President at the Aerospace Corporation
GovConWire Wayne Goodman Promoted As Aerospace Corp. EVP


13 September
AIAA Honorary Fellow and Past President Alan Mulally Selected to Present the 2016 Chadler Lecture at University of Kansas
University of Kansas Former president, CEO of Ford Alan Mulally to present 2016 Chandler Lecture


6 September
AAIAA Senior Member Samantha A. Magill Elected to Board of Trustees of Guilford Technical Community College
GTCC.edu Volvo Executive Elected to GTCC Board of Trustees


6 September
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus to Appear on The Space Show at Noon Today
The Space Show Broadcast 2772 Dr. Sandy Mangus


2 September
AIAA Senior Member Phil Pressel to Appear on CNN, Sunday, September 4 at 10:00 p.m.
CNN The Cold War's Google Earth


1 September
Former AIAA President Jim Albaugh Appointed to Board of Harris Corporation
Yahoo Finance James F. Albaugh Appointed to Harris Corporation Board of Directors


29 August
AIAA Senior Member Mike White to Lead Air and Missile Defense at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Mike White to Lead Air and Missile Defense at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory


29 August
AIAA Associate Fellow Patricia Hynes to Appear on September 2 Edition of The Space Show
The Space Show This Week on The Space Show


26 August
AIAA Member Kevin Pope Recieves National Engineering Award in Canada
Memorial University Gazette Consistently Creative Mechanical Engineering Professor Honoured with National Award


26 August 2016
AIAA Associate Fellow Randii Wessen Speaks to High School Students in Australia
The Times NASA Scientist Visits Victor Harbor High School


24 August 2016
AIAA Fellow Philip J. Morris Apointed Interim Head of Department of Aeropsace Engineering at Penn State University
Penn State News Morris Named Interim Head of Aerospace Engineering


18 August 2016
AIAA Senior Member Alice Gorman's Efforts in Space Archaeology Profiled
Cosmos Magazine Space Trailblazers Can Learn From Earth Explorers' Mistakes


16 August 2016
AIAAA Senior Member Sumanta Acharya New Depatment Chair at Illinois Institute of Technology
IIT News IAAA Senior Member Sumanta Acharya New Depatment Chair at Illinois Institute of Technology


12 August 2016
AIAA Associate Fellow Kim Clayfield Profile
Women's Agenda A Woman Working in Space? Yet Another Quiet Female Achiever


11 Austust 2016
AIAA Fellow Gwynne Shotwell Appointed to the Board of Trustees at Northwestern University
Northwestern University Six National Leaders Named to Board of Trustees


10 August 2016
AIAAA Fellow Buzz Aldrin Urges Exploration of Mars
National Geographic Buzz Aldrin Says Forget the Moon - Let's Go to Mars


9 August 2016
AIAA Associate Fellow William Emrich Wins University of Alabama Huntsville Alumni Achievement Award
UAH News UAH 2016 Alumni Achievement Award: Dr. William Emrich


8 August 2016
AIAA Associate Fellow Robert A Brodowski Joins Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK  Aerospace Industry Veteran Joins Orbital ATK's Space Systems Group


3 August 2016
AIAA Student Member Sampath Vengate's Work on UAS Highlighted
University of Texas at Arlington UTA Aerospace Engineering Graduate is the First to Successfully Flight Test Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Mass-Actuated Controls

 

3 August 2016
AIAA Senior Member Delmar Fadden Included in Marquis Who's Who
24-7 Press Release Delmar McLean Fadden Recognized for Longevity in Engineering and Avionics

 

2 August 2016
AIAA Senior Member John Brandenburg to Appear on August 5th Episode of "The Space Show"
The Space Show This Week on "The Space Show"

 

26 July 2016
Building an Environmentally Friendly Rocket
WTOP Orbital ATK, ECPAS Announce at AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016 That They Will Work Together to Make Space Launch Rockets More Environmentally Friendly

 

26 July 2016
Market Doesn’t Justify Reusable Launchers, Expendable Rocket Makers Argue at AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016
Ars Technica So what if SpaceX and Blue Origin are launching and landing. Can they profit?

26 July 2016
Panel at AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016 Recommends Options to Reduce Aviation Carbon Emissions
Deseret News Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the commercial aviation industry.