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2017

25 April
AIAA Member Matt Greenhouse Named Oustanding Alumnus of University of Wyomining's College of Arts and Sciences
University of Wyoming UW College of Arts and Sciences to Honor Oustanding Former Faculty Member and Alumni


25 April
AIAA Fellow Taylor Lawrence Elected to Caltech Board of Trustees
CalTech News Lawrence Elected to Caltech Board of Trustees


25 April
AIAA Senior Member Vikram Kapila Organizes New York University's Tandon's Research Expo
Technically Brooklyn NYU Tandon Shows Off its Best and Brightest


25 April
AIAA Member Matthew Bamsey is a Finalist in Canada's Recent Round of Astronaut Selection
CTVNews Meet the 17 Finalists Who Could Become Canada's Next Astronauts


24 April
AIAA Member Andrew Dempster Pens Piece on Australian Satellites
Smar Company News First Australian-Built Satellites Launched in 15 Years


24 April
AIAA Fellow Marcia Smith and Senior Member Bruce Cordell to Appear on The Space Show This Week
The Space Show This Week on the Space Show


24 April
AIAA Fellow Alton Romig to Give Commencement Address at Penn State University's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Penn State News National Academy of Engineering's Alton Romig to Give EMS Commencement Address


19 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Scott Palo Leads Students in Development of Challenger MicroSatellite Recently Launched to the International Space Station
La Voz CU Boulder Student-Built Microsatellite Launches From Cape Canaveral


19 April
AIAA Senior Member Steven Berg Profiled
Missouri S&T News Fueling Space Flight


18 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Afzal Suleman Named to Canada's Space Advisory Board
Yahoo Finance Government of Canada Renews Space Advisory Board


18 April
AIAA Student Member Robert Joshua Dobbs To Take Game to the NFL
Bleacher Report Josh Dobbs: The Rocket Scientist QB Who Could Be the Next NFL Draft Steal


18 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Chris Goyne Helps Recruit Student Members for University of Virginia's Amatuer Radio Network
University of Virginia When Wires Can't Do The Job, UVA Radio Club Ready to Stand in the Breach


18 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Jonathan Naughton To Give Talk on Wind Energy
University of Wyoming Jonathan Naughton to Give UW Faculty Senate Speaker Talk April 25


17 April
AIAA Senior Member James Coder Heads Project that Secured a $9.9 million Grant from NASA to Develop a More Aerodynamically Capable Aircrat
AviationPros University of Tennessee Gets $9.9 Million in NASA Funding for Aviation Research


17 April
Three AIAA Members: Nadine Aubry, Richard Miller, and Katherine Sullivan, Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
National Academy of Arts and Sciences American Academy of Arts and Sciences New Elected Members, April, 2017


14 April
AIAA Student Member Jenni Domanowski Named Top Ten Scholar at Boise State University
Boise State News Boise State Top 10 Scholar


13 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Col. Gary Payton Receives U.S. Air Force Academy Distinguished Graduate Award
U.S. Air Force Academy Academy Celebrates Founders' Day


13 April
AIAA Student Member Taylor Fazzini Discusses His College's Efforts to Prepare for AIAA's Design-Build-Fly Competition
The Avion Not Your Typical R/C Club


11 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Dimitri Marvriplls To Deliver President's Talk at University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming US Mechanical Engineering Professor to Give President's Talk


11 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Stephanie TerMaath and Senior Member James Coder Receive NASA Grant to Lead Team Developing New Aerodynamic Aircraft
UT News UT To Play Leading Role in NASA Aviation Revolution


10 April
AIAA Senior Member Jay McMahon Lands Grant to Improve Asteroid Mining Techniques
CU News CU Boulder Researcher Lands NASA Grant to Advance Asteroid Mining


7 April
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Speaks on Panel About Future Role of U.S. Air Force in Protecting Space Assets
Space.com Next John For US Air Force: Space Cop?


7 April
AIAA Senior Member Simonetta Di Pippo Interviewed About Her Work with UN Office of OuterSpace Affairs
Military News Opening the Gates to Space Simonetta Di Pippo Director United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)


6 April
AIAA Member Maureen Dougherty, The Boeing Company, To Receive Penn State University Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award
PSU News College of Engineering to Honor 12 Alumni for Outstanding Achievements


6 April
AIAA Member Karthikeyan Duraisamy Discusses Need for More Stable Rocket Engines
WUOM-FM Rocket Engines Must be More Stable if We're Going to Get to Mars


6 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Dava Newman to Present Lectures as Part of NSBRI Space Life Sciences Alford-Kennedy Lecture Series
The Batt MIT Astronautics Professor to Lecutre on Future of Human Presence in Space


5 April
AIAA Fellow John Langford Speaks at Congressional Luncheon on Importance of STEM Education
American Council on Science and Health What Joe Lieberman and Ted Cruz Agree On: STEM


5 April
AIAA Associate Fellow Clarence Rowley Named Head of Rockefeller College at Princeton University
Princeton University Luijendijk, Rowley Appointed College Heads


5 April
AIAA Honorary Fellow John Tracy Quoted in Story on Autonomous Flight
Brink News Ghosts in the Cockpit - Pilotless Flight Takes Off


3 April
AIAA Member Gary Fogel To Lecture on Soaring in Southern California
Inland Empire News Soaring in Southern California is Subject of Next Inland Empire Aviation Roundtable


3 April
AIAA Student Member Emily Jewell Wins Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Wisconsin State Journal Three UW Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships


3 April
AIAA Student Member Bradley Henderson Awarded Internship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
University of Alabama Huntsville UAH Senior Henderson Selected for NIST Paid Summer Internship


3 April
AIAA Fellow Marshall Kaplan Discusses Launchspace Technologies Corporation's Plan to Clean Up Space Junk
Space News Launch Space Pitches Debris Sweeper That Doubles as Satellite Tracker


31 March
AIAA Fellow Mary V. "Prim" Jones Berry Honored as a 2017 Virginia Woman in History
Virginia Tech News Third Femal Mechanical Engineering Alumnae Honored by Library of Virginia


30 March
AIAA Associate Fellow Mark D. Moore Wins AHS International's Paul E. Haueter Award
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


30 March
AIAA Associate Fellow Brian E. Wake Made Technical Fellow of AHS International
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


30 March
AIAA Senior Member Todd R. Quackenbush Made Technical Fellow of AHS International
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


30 March
AIAA Senior Member David G. Miller Made Technical Fellow of AHS International
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


30 March
AIAA Fellow David A. Peters Made Honorary Fellow of AHS International
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


30 March
AIAA Senior Member Mark F. Miller Made Honorary Fellow of AHS International
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


30 March
AIAA Fellow Peretz P. Friedmann Wins AHS International's Dr. Alexander Klemin Award
Vertical AHS International Announces 2017 Recipients of Prestigious Awards


28 March
AIAA Member Professor Debbie Senesky Discusses New Nano-Technology
Stanford News New Nano Devices Could Withstand Extreme Environments in Space and On Earth


27 March
AIAA Student Members Kanika Gakhar and James Kenna Receive Undergraduate Scholarships from AHS International
Yahoo Finance AHS Announces 2017 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Recipients


27 March
AIAA Student Members Ryan Patterson and Matthew J. Krott Recieve Graduate Student Scholarships from AHS International
Yahoo Finance AHS Announces 2017 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Recipients


27 March
AIAA Student Member Saroj Kumar Profiled
UAH News UAH Student's Experience as Marsnaut Further Fuels Interest in Fusion Propulsion Research


27 March
AIAA Senior Member Angel Abbud-Madrid and Student Members Michael Szostak and Giogio Cassata Profiled for Efforts on Mars Drilling Competition Team
Colorado School of Mines Multifaceted Mines Team Takes on NASA's Mars Challenge


27 March
AIAA Student Member Carlie Shields Profiled
BYU News The Daily Universe Taking Flight: Female BYU Engineer Rises Above Gender Stereotypes


27 March
AIAA Honorary Fellow Wanda Austin to Speak at Franklin & Marshall University's Commencement Ceremony
Franklin & Marshall University Aerospace Leader Austin '75 to Deliver F&M's Commencement Address


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 Member Karthik Duraisamy Receives $4.2 Million Dollar Grant from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratories
The Michigan Daily Research Team Wins $4.2 Million Grant From U.S. Air Force


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


20 March
AIAA Fellow Jonathan How Coauthor on Paper on Markov Decision Making Processes
MIT News Making Better Decisions When Outcomes are Uncertain


17 March
MIT Resesarchers led by AIAAA Member Itai Stein Make Advances in Lower-Density Carbon Materials
MIT News Disorder Can Be Good


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
DEPS.org 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 SpaceResources.lu Initiative as High Level Advisors


8 March
AIAA Associate Fellow Greg Odegard Leads Effort to Create the Next Generation of Materials for Space Vehicles
The Daily Mining Gazette Tech to Develop NASA's Next-Gen Space Materials


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


1 March
AIAA Associate Fellow Joshua Rovey Wins 2016 Faculty Excellence Award at Missouri University of Science and Technology
S&T News Missouri S&T Faculty Honored for Excellence


1 March
AIAA Fellow Anthony Waas Works on Project to Develop Synthetic Tooth Enamel Structures
Michigan News Synthetic Tooth Enamel May Lead to More Resilient Structures


1 March
AIAA Senior Member Kyle DeMars Wins 2016 Faculty Research Award at Missouri University of Science and Technology
S&T News Missouri S&T Faculty Honored for Excellence


1 March
AIAA Member Ivan Bermejo-Moreno's Work in Hypersonic Airflow Highlighted
USC News Turbulence Ahead for USC Team: How to Control Hypersonic Airflow


28 February
AIAA Senior Member Souma Chowdhury's Work With Drones Highlighted
Science and Technology Turn Off-The-Shelf Drones Into an Intelligent Swarm


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
WJLA.com 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


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


23 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Mike Snead Publishes Op-Ed on Low Cost, Reusable, Commercial Space Transportation
The Space Review An Engineer's View of What Low-Cost, Reusable, Commercial Passenger Space Transportation Means


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
PSU News Simpson Named College of Engineering's Morrow Professor


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