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AIAA Members in the News

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


23 March
AIAA Senior Member Kenrick Waithe's Efforts to Build Supersonic Aircraft Highlighted
CNN Once A Boy From the Bronix, He Now Creates Supersonic Passenger Planes

22 March
AIAA Senior Members Alice Gorman and Mark Ramsey Co-Author White Paper Calling for Establishment of Australian Space Agency
Cosmos Scientists Push For Australian Space Agency

16 March
AIAA Student Section at Oregon State University Profiled
Corvallis Gazette-Times OSU Rocketry Club Taking Office After Intercollegiate Engineering Victory

14 March
AIAA Fellow James Horkovich and AIAA Senior Member Charles LaMar Made Fellows of the Directed Energy Professional Society Directed Energy Professional Society Welcomes Four New Fellows

10 March
AIAA Associate Fellow William Anderson at Purdue University and AIAA Member Karthikeyan at University of Michigan Working on Improving Safety of Rocket Engines
University of Michigan News $4.2M to Design New Rocket Engines That Don't Blow Up

9 March
AIAA Senior Member Steven Barrett Quoted in Story on the Damaging Effects of Air Pollution Caused by Cars
MIT News Study: Volkswagen's Excess Emissions Will Lead to 1,200 Premature Deaths in Europe

9 March
AIAA Fellow Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski to Speak on Future of Airpower at Clarkson University on March 27
Clarkson News Air Force General Ellen Pawlikowski NAE to Speak on Future of Airpower

9 March
AIAA Fellow Seung Jo Kim Joins Joins Luxembourg Government's International Advisory Board on Space
India Online Experts from China and South Korea Join the Luxembourg Government's Initiative as High Level Advisors

8 March
AIAA Associate Fellow Joaquim Martins Interviewed About New Aircraft Wing Designs
Solar Magazine Fuel Efficient Aircraft of the Future

6 March
AIAA Hampton Roads Section Sponsors Screening of Hidden Figures for Area Students
Navy News Service Norfolk Naval Shipyard Partners With SPAWAR, NASA, SWE, and AIAA to Host Private Screening of Hidden Figures

3 March
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Takes Part in Panel Discussing What the Future of Space Means for Humanity
Robot News What the Future in Space Means for Humanity: Panel Discussion at the Global Space Congress

3 March
AIAA Member Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin's New Shephard Team Wins Aviation Week 2017 Space Laureate
Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Laureate 2017 – New Shephard Team, Blue Origin

3 March
AIAA Corporate Member Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Honored with Aviation Week 2017 Technology Laureate
Aviation Week & Space Technology Gulfstream, BAE Systems Win Aviation Week 2017 Technology Laureate

3 March
AIAA Associate Fellow Jaiwon Shin Wins Aviation Week 2017 Innovation Laureate
Aviation Week & Space Technology NASA Aeronautics Jaiwon Shin Wins 2017 Innovation Laureate

3 March
Two AIAA Student Members: Young Wu, U.S. Air Force Academy and Ryan Speir, U.S. Naval Academy, Named "Tomorrow's Leaders" by Aviation Week & Space Technology
Aviation Week & Space Technology Tomorrows Leaders 2017 Laureates Go to Four Service Academy Students

28 February
AIAA Associate Fellow James Knauf Pens Op-Ed on the Public-Private Race to the Moon
Space News The Public Private Race to the Moon

24 February
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Gives Talk to Elementary School Kids on Importance of Pursuing One's Dreams Astronaut Inspires Fairfax County Elementary School Students Find That Dream and Go for It

23 February
AIAA Senior Member Julie Shah Interviewed in Article on Robotics
New York Times Magazine Learning to Love our Robot Co-Workers

23 February
AIAA Honorary Fellow David Thompson Inducted Into the Wash 100 - Influential Leaders in Government Contracting
GovConExcec David Thompson, Orbital ATK CEO, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 For Space and Satellite Program Leadership

22 February
Paper Published in AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics Laid Foundation for SpaceX's Reusuable Rockets
Quartz SpaceX’s Self-Landing Rocket is a Flying Robot That's Great at Math

22 February
AIAA Fellow David Dolling to Speak on Solutions in Sustainability
The George Washington University GW's Dolling Addresses University Solutions in Sustainability

19 February
AIAA Honorary Fellow Kyle T. Alfriend Made University Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M
Texas A&M Engineering Vice Chancellor and Dean and Two College of Engineering Faculty Members Appointed University Distinguished Professors

17 February
Former AIAA President Allan Mullaly Elected to Mayo Clinic Board of Directors
Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic Board Recognizes Retiring Members, Elects New Members

17 February
AIAA Senior Member Daniel Adamo to Present Lecture on February 22 on Ramifications of Mars Settlement
Weber State University Is Mars Really a Place for Humans? Question Discussed at WSU Event

17 February
AIAA Associate Fellow DanieleMontari to Deliver Plenary Lecture at Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences
Environment Guru Montari to Deliver Plenary Lecture At Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences

15 February
AIAA Fellow Ian Waitz Stepping Down as Dean of Engineering at MIT
MIT News Ian Waitz to Step Down as Dean of Engineering

15 February
AIAA Fellow Ellen Ochoa To be Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
Guidry News NASA Johnson Space Center Director Ellen Ochoa to Be Inducted Into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

13 February
AIAA Senior Member John Brandenburg to Appear on February 14th Edition of The Space Show
The Space Show This Week on the Space Show: Dr. John Brandenburg Has Updates on GEM and a New Science Fiction Book for Us

10 February
Seven AIAA Members Elected to Membership in National Academy of Engineering: Chong, Ducharme, Fujino, Hastings, Scheeres, Spalart, and Van Wie
National Academy of Engineering National Academy of Engineering Elects 84 Members and 22 Foreign Members

9 February
AIAA Senior Member James Chen one of 58 awardees of U.S. Department of Defense Young Investigator Research Program
K-State Today Chen one of 58 awardees of U.S. Department of Defense Young Investigator Research Program

8 February
AIAA Fellow Daniel Scheeres Elected to National Academy of Engineering
CU Boulder Today Two Faculty Elected to National Academy of Engineering

8 February
Sikorsky X-2 Technology Demonstrator Aircraft Designed by AIAA Senior Member Steven Weiner Donated to
Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

RPI News Sikorsky Aircraft Designed by Rensselaer Alumnus Donated to Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

8 February
AIAA Fellow Sébastien Candel Elected President of the French Academy of Sciences
Pasadena News Now New President of the French Academy of Sciences is a Caltech Grad

6 February
AIAA Associate Fellow Mark Moore Hired by Uber to Design Flying Cars
Bloomberg News Uber Hires Veteran NASA Engineer to Develop Flying Cars

3 February
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus to Speak on Panel About "Women in Space"
SpaceRef UNOOSA Panel Discussion on "Space for Women", 7 February, Vienna International Centre

1 February
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Discusses the Overview Effect
The National Earth Is Our Spaceship and We must Explore, Abu Dhabi Conference Told

31 January
AIAA Fellow Edward Kraft Retires as Chief Technologist of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex
DVIDS Edward Kraft Pioneer of Integrating Testing and Evaluation Retiring from AEDC

30 January
AIAA Senior Member Joan Horvath to Appear on January 31st Installment of The Space Show
The Space Show This Week on the Space Show

29 January
AIAA Senior Member Andreas Gross Profiled
Las Cruces Sun-News NMSU Research Focuses on Jet Engine Efficiency

28 January
AIAA Fellow Ellen Ochoa Named to the National Science Board
SpaceRef Former Astronaut Ellen Ochoa to serve on the National Science Board

26 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Geoff Landis Speaks to Students at the University of Miami
The Miami Hurricane NASA Research Scientist Geoff Landis Discusses Future of Space Exploration Missions

24 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Mary Lynne Dittmar Pens Piece on Mars Exploration
The Huffington Post Why Mars? Because it Will Change Our World For the Better

24 January
AIAA Fellow Edward Kraft Retiring From AEDC
Herald Chronicle Edward Kraft, Pioneer of Integrated Testing and Evaluation, Retiring From AEDC

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