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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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    Organizing Committee

    Executive Steering Committee

    John Evans, Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Robert Braun, Georgia Institute of Technology
    James Shields, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
    Tom Shih, Purdue University
    Richard Christiansen, Sierra Lobo, Inc.
    John Tracy, The Boeing Company
    George Lesieutre, The Pennsylvania State University

    Forum Organizing Committee

    SciTech 2015 Forum General Chair
    George Lesieutre,
    Lockheed Martin Corporation

     

    International Activities Committee Chair
    Jurgen Quest

     

    Member Engagement Chair
    G. Alan Lowrey, Lockheed Martin Corporation

     

    Young Professional
    Benjamin Marchionna, Lockheed Martin Corporation

     

    Recognition Chair
    Dave Throckmorton, Northrop Grumman Corporation

     

    Education Chair
    K. Ravindra (Ravi), Saint Louis University

    Technical Program Committee

    SciTech Forum Technical Chairs - Aerospace Sciences
    D. Brett Ridgely and Brad Burchett


    SciTech Forum Technical Chair - Aerospace Design and Structures
    John Kosmatka, University of California, San Diego


    SciTech Forum Technical Chair - Information Systems
    Chris Tschan, The Aerospace Corporation

     

    Technical Discipline Chairs

    Aeospace Sciences


    Aeroacoustics
    Lysbeth S. Lieber, Honeywell Aerospace


    Aerodynamic Measurement Technology
    Philippe (Phil) Lavoie, University of Toronto


    Air Breathing Propulsion Systems Integration
    Charles Gaharan, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

     

    Aircraft Design TC
    Gil Crouse, Sierra Nevada Corporation


    Applied Aerodynamics
    Doug Lacy

     

    Atmospheric Flight Mechanics
    Francis Priolo, Millenium Engineering

     

    Education
    K. (Ravi) Ravindra , Parks College of Engr, Aviation and Tech

     

    Fluid Dynamics
    Jesse Little, University of Arizona

     

    Gas Turbine Engines
    Jason Smith, General Electric Aviation

     

    Ground Test
    Roman Paryz, NASA Langley Research Center

     

    Green Engineering
    Franz-Josef Kahlen

     

    Guidance Navigation Control
    John Reed, United Launch Alliance

     

    High Speed Air Breathing Propulsion
    Ron Springer

     

    History TC
    Bill Barry

     

    Meshing Visualization and Computational Environments
    Hugh Thornburg, MSU RCPET

     

    Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference
    Dan Keating, Draper Labs

     

    Plasmadynamics and Lasers
    Joseph Wang, University of Southern California

     

    Propellants and Combustion TC
    Chris Cadou, University of Maryland

     

    Small Satellites
    Jeremy Straub  

     

    Society and Aerospace Technology
    Steve Justice, Center of Innovation for Aerospace

     

    Space Resources Utilization Symposium
    Julie Kleinhenz, NASA Glenn Research Center

     

    Space Operations and Support
    Shirley Tseng

     

    Systems Engineering
    John Hsu

     

    Terrestrial Energy
    Ryo Amano, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

     

    Thermophysics
    Alina Alexeenko, Purdue University

     

    ASME Wind Energy Symposium
    D. Todd Griffith, Sandia National Laboratories

     

    Aerospace Design and Structures

     

    Spacecraft Structures Conference
    Jon Hinkle, ILC Dover

     

    Adaptive Structures
    David McGowan, NASA Langley Research Center

     

    Non-Deterministic Approaches
    Markus P. Rumpfkeil, University of Dayton

     

    Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization  (MDO)
    Timothy Takahashi, Arizona State University

     

    Structures TC
    Alex Selvarathinam, Lockheed Martin

     

    Structural Dynamics TC
    Anubhav Datta, STC, NASA Ames Research Center

     

    Materials TC
    John Matlik, Rolls-Royce

     

    Survivability TC
    Julian Rimoli, Georgia Tech

     

    Design Engineering TC
    E. Russ Althof, Raytheon

     

    ASME Representatives
    Greg Odegard, Michigan Technological University
    Robert Goldberg, NASA Glenn Research Center

     

    Information Systems - Infotech@Aerospace 

     

    Intelligent Systems
    Kevin Kochersberger, Virginia Tech

     

    Communications Systems
    Jim Dragonas Dimarogonas, MITRE

     

    Computer Systems
    Joe Collins, Naval Research Laboratory

     

    Digital Avionics
    Jim Rankin, University of Arkansas

     

    Information and Command & Control Systems
    Mike Sotak, Integral Systems

     

    Sensor Systems
    Dan Clancy, Lockheed Martin

     

    Software TC
    Stephen Blanchette, Software Engineering Institute

     

    Unmanned Systems
    Richard Stansbury, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University