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AIAA Members in the News

AIAA members make headlines everyday. The Institute celebrates these amazing accomplishments!


8 March
MIT Researchers Study Charging Aircraft to Reduce Lightning Strikes
MIT News The results of the research were published in the AIAA Journal

7 March
AIAA Fellow Named to Manufacturing Leadership Council's Board of Governors
KAIT Michael D. Packer will be serving as the Vice-Chair

7 March
Yale Hosts Aerospace Showcase
Yale SEAS Annual Aeronautica showcase features AIAA-affiliated student group

2 March
AIAA Member Named Director of Texas A&M Turbo Lab
Chemical Processing Eric Petersen is a 10-year veteran of the Turbomachinery Lab

26 February
AIAA Fellow Named Dean of Kent State University College of Aeronautics and Engineering Christina Bloebaum is an aerospace engineer

24 February
AIAA at Oregon State University Participates in STEM Event
Corvallis Gazette-Times AIAA at OSU helps bring STEM activities to local community

23 February
AIAA Fellow Inducted Into Hagler Institute for Advanced Study
KBTX James E. Hubbard Jr. will be working alongside students and faculty at Texas A&M University

19 February
Engineers in Huntsville Embrace Virtual Reality
Rocket City Now Members of AIAA in Huntsville are using virtual reality to design spacecrafts

14 February
Society Provides Networking, Mentoring for Young Professionals
The Redstone Rocket AIAA Huntsville goes the extra mile with YP activities

14 February
Elkton Lbrary to Host Engineering Event
KPVI AIAA, Orbital ATK, and Discover E team up to show "Dream Big" film in Delaware

12 February
AIAA Associate Fellow Elected to 2018 Wash100
GovConExec Christopher Jones elected to Wash100 for technical leadership in strengthening enterprise IT infrastructure

7 February
AIAA Tennessee Section to Host Distinguished Lecturer
Herald Chronicle Dr. Rostislav Spektor to speak during Engineers Week Banquet Feb. 22

5 February
AIAA at University of Illinois Chicago Featured in Short Film
Motherboard Rocket engines burning in slow motion captivates YouTube audience

2 February
Aurora Executives Inducted into Fellows Class
Inside NOVA Chief Innovation Officer John Tylko and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Hutchison joined the Class of 2018 AIAA Associate Fellows

31 January
Physicist Michael H. Moloney Named New AIP CEO
WBCB Moloney is an AIAA Senior Member

30 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Puneet Singla Named AAS Fellow
Penn State News Singla is also associate editor for AIAA’s Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics

29 January
‘We’re not moving fast enough,’ Air Force Leader Says
Dayton Daily News Air Force listening tour will stop at AIAA Forum in Cincinatti

26 January
AIAA Paper Cited in MIT News Article about the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative
MIT News Ariel Ekblaw and Joseph Paradiso wrote an AIAA paper on self-assembling space structures

25 January
Experts Discuss Pilotless planes in The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail Public acceptance of pilotless planes is a major hurdle

24 January
AIAA Fellow Appointed Acting Dean of Engineering at Yale
Yale News Mitchell Smooke appointed as acting dean of engineering

22 January
University of Virginia Student Recognized on 20 Twenties list
UVA Today Matthew Asper is researching aircraft icing with Rolls-Royce to prevent ice accretion in turbine engines

19 January
AFRL Announces 14 “Listening Sessions" for Science and Technology Review
Air Force Magazine A listening session will be held at AIAA AVIATION Forum in Atlanta, Georgia

16 January
No Official Comment on SR-72 Development Ambiguous wording at AIAA SciTech stokes rumors, but no official comment from the military or Lockheed Martin

16 January
America’s Fastest Spy Plane May Be Back—and Hypersonic
Bloomberg Technology AIAA SciTech Forum fuels talk of SR-71 successor

15 January
Boeing Unveils Model of Hypersonic Demonstrator at AIAA SciTech Forum
Futurism The twin-tail, tapered-wing concept hasn't yet been approved for full-scale development

14 January
Boeing Shows Off New Warplane Design at AIAA SciTech Forum
IB Times The design is meant for speeds over Mach 5

14 January
NMSU Retiree Receives Lifetime Aeronautical Achievement Award
KRWG Erich Klein received a lifetime achievement award from the AIAA

12 January
NMSU Retiree Erich Klein Receives Lifetime Aeronautical Achievement Award
Santa Fe New Mexican Erich Klein received the Otto C. Winzen Lifetime Achievement award

12 January
Boeing Attempts to Build off of X-51 Waverider Concept
Popular Mechanics The aerospace industry is racing to build a hypersonic strike and reconnaisance vehicle

12 January
AFRL's Advanced Multi-Junction Solar Cells Deliver High Efficiency, Reduced Costs for Space
Andrews Gazette The advanced solar cells are undergoing testing and qualification to the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics S-111 standard

11 January
Aviation Week Hosts Podcast at AIAA SciTech Forum
Aviation Week Aviation Week interviews Pratt & Whitney’s Executive Director for Advanced Programs and Technologies James Kenyon at SciTech

11 January
AEDC Gearing Up to Host Area High School Students for 2018 National Engineers Week
Herald Chronicle AIAA Tennessee will be assisting with Engineers Week

11 January
Aurora Executives Inducted into AIAA’s 2018 Associate Fellows Class
Earth Imaging Journal Chief Innovation Officer John Tylko and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Hutchison were inducted as AIAA Associate Fellows

10 January
U of T Engineering Student, Alumnus Named to List of Future Aerospace Leaders
U of T News University of Toronto shines in 20 Twenties

9 January
Aviation Week Network Announces 20 Twenties Winners for 2018
WBOC Aviation Week and AIAA announced the 2018 winners of the 20 Twenties awards

8 January
Sikorsky Chief Engineer Talks Future of CH-53K at AIAA SciTech Forum
Rotor and Wing International The CH-53K will be Sikorsky’s first paperless design

8 January
MIT, Johns Hopkins Students Win Top Prize at SmallSat Conference
Satellite Today Julian Brown and Keaton Stubis were awarded the top prize at the 2017 Conference on Small Satellites

5 January
Meet Morgan: Broncos Rookie Cheerleader and Aerospace Engineer
Before It's News Morgan has presented her work at AIAA conferences

4 January
Report Calls for ISS Research Transition Plan and Use of Alternative Platforms AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher quoted