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    2016

    9 December
    AIAA Senior Member Donald Elder Interviewed About The Moon Landing
    Education News Professor Donald Elder. EVENTS in American History: The Moon Landing


    5 December
    AIAA Associate Fellow Rob Meyerson to Speak at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s December Commencement
    Embry-Riddle News Blue Origin President to Speak at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach Fall Commencement Ceremony


    2 December
    AIAA Fellow Alan Epstein Lectures at The Pennsylvania State University
    Penn State News Heard on Campus: Alan Epstein on the Future of Aircraft Engines


    29 November
    Anthony M. Waas Wins AIAA — ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award
    AIAA News 2017 AIAA — ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award


    21 November
    AIAA Associate Fellow Suneel Sheikh Quoted in Story on X-Ray Navigation
    Vice News The Next Space Race


    18 November
    AIAA Associate Fellow Phillip Ligrani's Work With Students Highlighted
    University of Alabama Huntsville Building Wind Tunnel is Hands-On Experience for Three Undergrads


    18 November
    AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus to be Honored at the Starmus IV Festival
    Astronomy.com Starmus IV to Celebrate Outstanding Contributions of Women to Science


    11 November
    AIAA Associate Fellow Joseph Cassady Pens Op-Ed on Exploration of Mars
    Huffington Post Why Mars Can Be Affordable And Achievable


    10 November
    AIAA Fellow Joanne M. Maguire Elected to Board of Tetra Tech
    Business Wire Tetra Tech Elects Joanne M. Maguire as New Board Member


    8 November
    AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Named Alumnus of Influence by Missouri S&T University
    Missouri S&T News 10 S&T Grads Named Alumni of Influence


    8 November
    AIAA Associate Fellow Victor "Vic" Sparrow to Deliver the ASME Rayleigh Lecture
    Penn State News  Acoustics Professor Vic Sparrow to Deliver Lecture at International Conference


    7 November
    AIAA Senior Member Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke Speaks at Hypersonic Flight Forum
    Space.com Hypersonic Flight Is Coming: Will the US Lead the Way?


    2 November
    AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Quoted in Article on The Future of Space Exploration Under New President
    The Christian Science Monitor Vying for Swing-State Voters, Pence Pushes Space Program in Florida


    28 October
    AIAA Fellow Henry T. Yang honored by National Academy of Engineering
    The Current UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Henry T. Yang is honored by the National Academy of Engineering


    26 October
    AIAA Fellow Nadine Aubry Profiled
    Northeastern News  Dean charts bold vision for College of Engineering


    26 October
    AIAA Associate Fellow named Executive Director of Auto-ISAC
    WLTZ First News Auto-ISAC Names Faye Francy as new Executive Director


    21 October
    AIAA Associate Fellow named eminent scholar chair
    Florida State University News Engineering professor named eminent scholar chair


    21 October
    AIAA Public Service Award winner appointed to Advisory Board of the National Air and Space Museum
    WhiteHouse.gov President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts


    20 October
    Stanford News profiles Guggenheim Medal winner
    Stanford News From biplanes to the Space Age


    20 October
    Students enter CanSat competition co-organized by AIAA
    CERN CERN technical students win NASA competition award


    20 October
    AIAA mentioned in article about academic publishing technology
    Talking New Media Atypon’s integration of Kudos increases discoverability of publishers’ content


    20 October
    Columbia University AIAA obtains funding
    Columbia Spectator Increasing groups, stagnant budget stretch ABC allocations


    19 October
    Merrimack College seniors enter AIAA contest
    Merrimack Beacon Senior Engineering Students Plan To Enter CanSat Competition


    18 October
    Nikhil Keer wins AIAA essay contest
    Levittown Patch Levittown Middle School Student Wins National Essay Contest


    14 October
    AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus quoted about space travel
    Las Cruces Sun-News ISPCS experts contemplate how soon people will fly to Mars


    13 October
    Kumar Vikram Singh elected Associate Fellow of AIAA
    Miami University News Singh is the author/co-author of more than 75 peer-reviewed international journal and conference articles.


    13 October
    AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus quoted in story about ISPCS
    Las Cruces Sun-News Symposium looks to future beyond International Space Station


    12 October
    AIAA Author Frank White and Executive Director Sandra Magnus mentioned in article about the Overview Effect
    Motherboard Seeing Earth from Space Is the Key to Saving Our Species from Itself


    11 October
    AIAA Daniel Guggenheim Medal Winner Profiled
    Stanford How a career in aeronautics got liftoff almost 90 years ago


    6 October
    AIAA Fellow Ronald Sugar and His Wife Valerie Bestow $5 Million Gift to UCLA Engineering
    UCLA Newsroom Ronald and Valerie Sugar Give $5 Million Gift to UCLA Engineering


    5 October
    Former AIAA President Alan Mullaly To Speak at the University of Kansas
    LawrenceJounral-World Former Ford CEO, KU Grad to Speak This Week in Lawrence


    5 October
    AIAA Senior Member Alan Wasser Pens Piece on Space Colonization
    The Space Review
    Unpopular Truths About Space Colonization


    5 October
    AIAA Senior Member Danesh K. Tafti Reappointed William S. Cross Professor at Virginia Tech
    Virginia Tech Danesh K. Tafti Reappointed William S. Cross Professor


    28 September
    AIAA Fellow Preston Henne Named Distinguished Statesman of Aviation by NAA
    Spaceref.com NAA Announces the 2016 Distinguished Statesman of Avination


    28 September
    AIAA Honorary Fellow John Tracy Talks About Role Models With The Huffington Post
    The Huffington Post Role Models


    27 September
    AIAA Fellow Helen L. Reed Wins ASME Kate Gleason Award
    ASME.com ASME to Honor Helen Reed with the Kate Gleason Award


    26 September
    AIAA Associate Fellow R. Steven Justice Named Executive Director of Georgia Center of Innovation
    Athens Banner-Herald Georgia Center of Innovation Appoints New Executive director for State Agency


    23 September
    AIAA Senior Member Pat Piperni Appointed Associate Professor
    Clarkson.edu  Piperni Appointed Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University


    23 September
    AIAA Member Craig G. Merrett Named Assistant Professor
    Clarkson.edu  Merrett Appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering at Clarkson University


    20 September
    AIAA Senior Member John Bradenburg to Appear on The Space Show
    The Space Show Dr. John Brandenburg to Appear on The Space Show


    20 September
    AIAA Member Ayanna Samuel Profiled
    Media Span Online Ayanna Samuels Blast-Off


    15 September
    AIAA Student Member Christine Greve Wins Scholarship from Astronaut Foundation
    The Norman Transcript Astronaut to Award STEM Scholarship to OU Student


    14 September
    AIAA Fellow Wayne Goodman Promoted to Executive Vice President at the Aerospace Corporation
    GovConWire Wayne Goodman Promoted As Aerospace Corp. EVP


    13 September
    AIAA Honorary Fellow and Past President Alan Mulally Selected to Present the 2016 Chadler Lecture at University of Kansas
    University of Kansas Former president, CEO of Ford Alan Mulally to present 2016 Chandler Lecture


    6 September
    AAIAA Senior Member Samantha A. Magill Elected to Board of Trustees of Guilford Technical Community College
    GTCC.edu Volvo Executive Elected to GTCC Board of Trustees


    6 September
    AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus to Appear on The Space Show at Noon Today
    The Space Show Broadcast 2772 Dr. Sandy Mangus


    2 September
    AIAA Senior Member Phil Pressel to Appear on CNN, Sunday, September 4 at 10:00 p.m.
    CNN The Cold War's Google Earth


    1 September
    Former AIAA President Jim Albaugh Appointed to Board of Harris Corporation
    Yahoo Finance James F. Albaugh Appointed to Harris Corporation Board of Directors


    29 August
    AIAA Senior Member Mike White to Lead Air and Missile Defense at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
    Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Mike White to Lead Air and Missile Defense at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory


    29 August
    AIAA Associate Fellow Patricia Hynes to Appear on September 2 Edition of The Space Show
    The Space Show This Week on The Space Show


    26 August
    AIAA Member Kevin Pope Recieves National Engineering Award in Canada
    Memorial University Gazette Consistently Creative Mechanical Engineering Professor Honoured with National Award


    26 August 2016
    AIAA Associate Fellow Randii Wessen Speaks to High School Students in Australia
    The Times NASA Scientist Visits Victor Harbor High School


    24 August 2016
    AIAA Fellow Philip J. Morris Apointed Interim Head of Department of Aeropsace Engineering at Penn State University
    Penn State News Morris Named Interim Head of Aerospace Engineering


    18 August 2016
    AIAA Senior Member Alice Gorman's Efforts in Space Archaeology Profiled
    Cosmos Magazine Space Trailblazers Can Learn From Earth Explorers' Mistakes


    16 August 2016
    AIAAA Senior Member Sumanta Acharya New Depatment Chair at Illinois Institute of Technology
    IIT News IAAA Senior Member Sumanta Acharya New Depatment Chair at Illinois Institute of Technology


    12 August 2016
    AIAA Associate Fellow Kim Clayfield Profile
    Women's Agenda A Woman Working in Space? Yet Another Quiet Female Achiever


    11 Austust 2016
    AIAA Fellow Gwynne Shotwell Appointed to the Board of Trustees at Northwestern University
    Northwestern University Six National Leaders Named to Board of Trustees


    10 August 2016
    AIAAA Fellow Buzz Aldrin Urges Exploration of Mars
    National Geographic Buzz Aldrin Says Forget the Moon - Let's Go to Mars


    9 August 2016
    AIAA Associate Fellow William Emrich Wins University of Alabama Huntsville Alumni Achievement Award
    UAH News UAH 2016 Alumni Achievement Award: Dr. William Emrich


    8 August 2016
    AIAA Associate Fellow Robert A Brodowski Joins Orbital ATK
    Orbital ATK  Aerospace Industry Veteran Joins Orbital ATK's Space Systems Group


    3 August 2016
    AIAA Student Member Sampath Vengate's Work on UAS Highlighted
    University of Texas at Arlington UTA Aerospace Engineering Graduate is the First to Successfully Flight Test Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Mass-Actuated Controls

     

    3 August 2016
    AIAA Senior Member Delmar Fadden Included in Marquis Who's Who
    24-7 Press Release Delmar McLean Fadden Recognized for Longevity in Engineering and Avionics

     

    2 August 2016
    AIAA Senior Member John Brandenburg to Appear on August 5th Episode of "The Space Show"
    The Space Show This Week on "The Space Show"

     

    26 July 2016
    Building an Environmentally Friendly Rocket
    WTOP Orbital ATK, ECPAS Announce at AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016 That They Will Work Together to Make Space Launch Rockets More Environmentally Friendly

     

    26 July 2016
    Market Doesn’t Justify Reusable Launchers, Expendable Rocket Makers Argue at AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016
    Ars Technica So what if SpaceX and Blue Origin are launching and landing. Can they profit?

    26 July 2016
    Panel at AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016 Recommends Options to Reduce Aviation Carbon Emissions
    Deseret News Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the commercial aviation industry.

    26 July 2016
    AIAA Senior Member John P. Schaub Made Director of the Naval Center for Space Technology
    Navy Publishing Schaub Becomes Director for Naval Center of Space Technology

    22 July 2016
    AIAA Fellow Robert Braun Appointed Dean of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder
    Newsok.com CU Boulder Gets New Engineering and Applied Science Dean

     

    21 July 2016
    AIAA Fellow Krishan Ahuja Appointed Chairman of the Board for Zonopact
    We are Proud.com AIAA Fellow Krishan Ahuja Appointed Chairman of the Board for Zonopact

     

    15 July 2016
    AIAA Senior Member Alice Claire Gorman Publishes Op Ed on Need to Encourage Boys and and Girls to Pursue Engineering
    Business.com We Should Encourage Boys and Girls to Reach for the Stars

     

    12 July 2106
    AIAA Student Member William O'Neill Awarded Future Space Leaders Grant
    Satnews Daily Nine Grant Winners Announced by Future Space Leaders Foundation

     

    7 July 2016
    AIAA Senior Member Jason Forshaw Profiled
    The Conversation Jason Forshaw

     

    1 July 2016
    AIAA Senior Member Philip Pressel's Work on KH-9 Hexagon Spy Satellite Highlighted
    San Diego Union Tribune Pressel's Work on Satellite Was a Mystery Until 2011

     

    1 July 2016
    AIAA Student Section at Oregon State University Profiled for Championship in Rocket Competition
    The Daily Barometer Flying High

     

    30 June 2016
    Two AIAA Senior Members - J. Michael McQuade and Peter Smith - to be Keynote Speakers at SAE International Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference
    WRCB-TV SAE International Announces Lineup of Keynote Speakers for 2016 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

     

    30 June 2016
    AIAA Student Member Arthur Brown of the University of Toronto Profiled
    Share News MIT-Bound U of T Grad Wants to Design Aircraft

     

    23 June 2016
    AIAA Associate Fellow Unmeel Mehta Pens Op-Ed on the Aerospace Plane Program
    Space News Reviving the Aerospace Plane Program

     

    20 June 2016
    AIAA Member Doug Plata and Associate Fellow Al Treder to Appear on The Space Show During the Week of June 20th
    The Space Show This Week on the Space Show

     

    9 June 2016
    AIAA Fellow Alan Epstein Explains How Geared Turbofans Will Change the Future of Air Travel