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    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