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    AIAA in the News

    AIAA Members in the News

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


    19 February
    Engineers in Huntsville Embrace Virtual Reality
    Rocket City Now Members of AIAA in Huntsville are using virtual reality to design spacecrafts

    14 February
    Society Provides Networking, Mentoring for Young Professionals
    The Redstone Rocket AIAA Huntsville goes the extra mile with YP activities

    14 February
    Elkton Lbrary to Host Engineering Event
    KPVI AIAA, Orbital ATK, and Discover E team up to show "Dream Big" film in Delaware

    12 February
    AIAA Associate Fellow Elected to 2018 Wash100
    GovConExec Christopher Jones elected to Wash100 for technical leadership in strengthening enterprise IT infrastructure

    7 February
    AIAA Tennessee Section to Host Distinguished Lecturer
    Herald Chronicle Dr. Rostislav Spektor to speak during Engineers Week Banquet Feb. 22

    5 February
    AIAA at University of Illinois Chicago Featured in Short Film
    Motherboard Rocket engines burning in slow motion captivates YouTube audience

    2 February
    Aurora Executives Inducted into Fellows Class
    Inside NOVA Chief Innovation Officer John Tylko and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Hutchison joined the Class of 2018 AIAA Associate Fellows

    31 January
    Physicist Michael H. Moloney Named New AIP CEO
    WBCB Moloney is an AIAA Senior Member

    30 January
    AIAA Associate Fellow Puneet Singla Named AAS Fellow
    Penn State News Singla is also associate editor for AIAA’s Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics

    29 January
    ‘We’re not moving fast enough,’ Air Force Leader Says
    Dayton Daily News Air Force listening tour will stop at AIAA Forum in Cincinatti

    26 January
    AIAA Paper Cited in MIT News Article about the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative
    MIT News Ariel Ekblaw and Joseph Paradiso wrote an AIAA paper on self-assembling space structures

    25 January
    Experts Discuss Pilotless planes in The Globe and Mail
    The Globe and Mail Public acceptance of pilotless planes is a major hurdle

    24 January
    AIAA Fellow Appointed Acting Dean of Engineering at Yale
    Yale News Mitchell Smooke appointed as acting dean of engineering

    22 January
    University of Virginia Student Recognized on 20 Twenties list
    UVA Today Matthew Asper is researching aircraft icing with Rolls-Royce to prevent ice accretion in turbine engines

    19 January
    AFRL Announces 14 “Listening Sessions" for Science and Technology Review
    Air Force Magazine A listening session will be held at AIAA AVIATION Forum in Atlanta, Georgia

    16 January
    No Official Comment on SR-72 Development Ambiguous wording at AIAA SciTech stokes rumors, but no official comment from the military or Lockheed Martin

    16 January
    America’s Fastest Spy Plane May Be Back—and Hypersonic
    Bloomberg Technology AIAA SciTech Forum fuels talk of SR-71 successor

    15 January
    Boeing Unveils Model of Hypersonic Demonstrator at AIAA SciTech Forum
    Futurism The twin-tail, tapered-wing concept hasn't yet been approved for full-scale development

    14 January
    Boeing Shows Off New Warplane Design at AIAA SciTech Forum
    IB Times The design is meant for speeds over Mach 5

    14 January
    NMSU Retiree Receives Lifetime Aeronautical Achievement Award
    KRWG Erich Klein received a lifetime achievement award from the AIAA

    12 January
    NMSU Retiree Erich Klein Receives Lifetime Aeronautical Achievement Award
    Santa Fe New Mexican Erich Klein received the Otto C. Winzen Lifetime Achievement award

    12 January
    Boeing Attempts to Build off of X-51 Waverider Concept
    Popular Mechanics The aerospace industry is racing to build a hypersonic strike and reconnaisance vehicle

    12 January
    AFRL's Advanced Multi-Junction Solar Cells Deliver High Efficiency, Reduced Costs for Space
    Andrews Gazette The advanced solar cells are undergoing testing and qualification to the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics S-111 standard

    11 January
    Aviation Week Hosts Podcast at AIAA SciTech Forum
    Aviation Week Aviation Week interviews Pratt & Whitney’s Executive Director for Advanced Programs and Technologies James Kenyon at SciTech

    11 January
    AEDC Gearing Up to Host Area High School Students for 2018 National Engineers Week
    Herald Chronicle AIAA Tennessee will be assisting with Engineers Week

    11 January
    Aurora Executives Inducted into AIAA’s 2018 Associate Fellows Class
    Earth Imaging Journal Chief Innovation Officer John Tylko and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Hutchison were inducted as AIAA Associate Fellows

    10 January
    U of T Engineering Student, Alumnus Named to List of Future Aerospace Leaders
    U of T News University of Toronto shines in 20 Twenties

    9 January
    Aviation Week Network Announces 20 Twenties Winners for 2018
    WBOC Aviation Week and AIAA announced the 2018 winners of the 20 Twenties awards

    8 January
    Sikorsky Chief Engineer Talks Future of CH-53K at AIAA SciTech Forum
    Rotor and Wing International The CH-53K will be Sikorsky’s first paperless design

    8 January
    MIT, Johns Hopkins Students Win Top Prize at SmallSat Conference
    Satellite Today Julian Brown and Keaton Stubis were awarded the top prize at the 2017 Conference on Small Satellites

    5 January
    Meet Morgan: Broncos Rookie Cheerleader and Aerospace Engineer
    Before It's News Morgan has presented her work at AIAA conferences

    4 January
    Report Calls for ISS Research Transition Plan and Use of Alternative Platforms AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher quoted