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AIAA Members in the News

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2017

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


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


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