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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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    CONTACT: John Blacksten
    703.264.7532
    johnb@aiaa.org

     

    AIAA Announces Class of 2018 Associate Fellows

    To Be Honored on January 8, 2018, in Kissimmee, Florida

    October 2, 2017 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce its Class of 2018 Associate Fellows. AIAA will formally honor and induct the class at its AIAA Associate Fellows Recognition Ceremony and Dinner on Monday, January 8, 2018, at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida, in conjunction with the 2018 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (AIAA SciTech Forum), January 8–12.

    “The distinguished individuals comprising the Class of 2018 Associate Fellows exemplify extraordinary accomplishments and leadership in the global aerospace community,” said AIAA President Jim Maser. “Each individual has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to furthering the advancement of aerospace science and technology, and each has performed important work that the Institute is proud to recognize. Their dedication, ingenuity, and accomplishments serve as an inspiration to current and future aerospace professionals. I look forward to helping honor their achievements at the 2018 AIAA SciTech Forum this January.”

    The grade of Associate Fellow recognizes individuals “who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, or who have done original work of outstanding merit, or who have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.” To be selected as an Associate Fellow an individual must be an AIAA Senior Member in good standing, with at least twelve years professional experience, and be recommended by a minimum of three current Associate Fellows.

    The Class of 2018 AIAA Associate Fellows are:


    Daniel R. Adamo

    Independent Astrodynamics Consultant

    Thomas C. Adang

    The Aerospace Corporation

    Srinivasan Arunajatesan

    Sandia National Laboratories

    Carl A. Avila

    The Boeing Company

    John S. Baras

    University of Maryland

    Arnold A. Barnes III

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation

    Thomas P. Barrera

    LIB-X Consulting

    Karen T. Berger    

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Riccardo Bevilacqua

    University of Florida

    Nicholas J. Bisek

    Air Force Research Laboratory

    Agnes Blom-Schieber

    The Boeing Company

    Jeffrey C. Boulware

    U.S. Air Force

    David E. Bowles    

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Aaron Michael Brandis

    AMA Inc. - NASA Ames Research Center

    Darren K. Brock

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

    Kerri Cahoy

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Leanne Caret

    The Boeing Company

    David Casbeer

    Air Force Research Laboratory

    Seongim Choi

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Girish Chowdhary

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Helmut K. Ciezki

    German Aerospace Center - DLR

    Janet L. Convery

    General Electric Corporation

    William Paul Crisler

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Juan R. Cruz

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Angela S. Diggs

    Air Force Research Laboratory

    Tomasz G. Drozda

    NASA Langley Research Center

    John W. Elbon

    The Boeing Company

    Frode Engelsen

    The Boeing Company

    Mark E. Ewing

    Orbital ATK

    Martin Frederick

    Northrop Grumman Corporation

    Sheree Gay

    U.S. Department of Defense

    Lie-Mine Gea  

    The Boeing Company

    Edward Gerding

    The Boeing Company

    Amir S. Gohardani 

    International Rectifier HiRel Products – An Infineon Technologies Company

    Vinay K. Goyal

    The Aerospace Corporation

    Clinton P. Groth

    University of Toronto

    Steven G. Hagerott

    Textron Aviation

    Raymond J. Harvey

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

    David P. Hills

    Airbus Americas Inc.

    Frank Hoffmann

    Scott’s - Bell 47, Inc.

    Greg N. Holt

    NASA Johnson Space Center

    Naveed Hussain

    The Boeing Company

    Matthew G. Hutchison

    Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

    Monica A. Jacinto

    Aerojet Rocketdyne

    William C. Jackson

    Sierra Nevada Corporation

    Prakash Chand Jain

    Defense Research & Development Laboratory

    Keith L. Jenkins

    Keith L. Jenkins, Registered Patent Attorney, LLC

    Dexter Johnson

    NASA Glenn Research Center

    Eric N. Johnson

    Pennsylvania State University

    Narendra Digamber Joshi

    General Electric Corporation

    Jiro Kasahara

    Nagoya University

    Wallace E. Kirkpatrick

    DESE Research, Inc.

    William L. Kleb

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Jeff R. Kloos

    GE Aviation

    Bernard F. Kutter 

    United Launch Alliance

    Andrew W. Lewin

    Orbital ATK

    Renfu Li

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology

    Taylor C. Lilly

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

    Gretchen M. Lindsay

    The Aerospace Corporation

    Jonathan S. Litt

    NASA Glenn Research Center

    Yongming Liu 

    Arizona State University

    Thomas Lombaerts

    NASA Ames Research Center

    Enrico Lorenzini

    University of Padova

    Youssef M. Marzouk

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    John F. Matlik

    Rolls-Royce Corporation

    Stephen T. McClain

    Baylor University

    Chris C. McCormick

    PlanetiQ / Global Weather & Climate Solutions

    Jay McMahon

    University of Colorado Boulder

    Mehran Mesbahi

    University of Washington

    Jeffrey M. Michlitsch

    The Aerospace Corporation

    Philip T. Mongan

    ARES Corporation

    Susana Muñoz

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.

    Peter Gervase Nicholson

    Warp Ten Solutions Pty Ltd

    Paul W. Niewald

    The Boeing Company

    Michael A. O’Hara

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation

    Robin J. Osborne

    ERC, Inc./Jacobs-ESSSA Group – NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

    Michael A. Park

    NASA Langley Research Center

    James Parsons

    Dynetics, Inc.

    Mark E. Peller

    United Launch Alliance

    Myron A. Pessin

    Lee and Associates

    Peter Y. Peterson

    Vantage Partners, LLC

    John A. Pilla

    Spirit Aerosystems

    Lorenzo Pollini

    University of Pisa

    Ronald F. Porter

    Seabrook Solutions, LLC

    Diane Pytel

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

    Li Qiao

    Purdue University

    Qiulin Qu

    Beihang University

    David Ransom

    Southwest Research Institute

    Daniella Raveh

    Technion - IIT

    John G. Reed  

    United Launch Alliance

    Tom G. Reynolds

    MIT Lincoln Laboratory

    David W. Riggins 

    Missouri University of Science and Technology

    Julián J. Rímoli

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Melissa B. Rivers

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Mark Robeson

    U.S. Army Aviation Development Directorate

    Vicente J. Romero

    Sandia National Laboratories

    Richard W. Ross

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Markus Peer Rumpfkeil

    University of Dayton

    Razvan Rusovici

    Florida Institute of Technology

    Melissa Sampson

    United Launch Alliance

    Venkateswaran Sankaran

    Air Force Research Laboratory

    Paul S. Sellers 

    The Boeing Company

    Adrian Sescu

    Mississippi State University

    Julie Shah

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Jinjun Shan

    York University

    Anupam Sharma

    Iowa State University

    Sang Joon Shin

    Seoul National University

    Steve Snyder

    California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Steven F. Son

    Purdue University

    Zahra Sotoudeh

    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

    John T. Spyropoulos

    Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

    J. Scott Stadler

    MIT Lincoln Laboratory

    Kelly A. Stephani

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Tom G. Stoumbos

    Orbital ATK

    Angela Suplisson

    U.S. Air Force Academy

    Sean Shan-Min Swei

    NASA Ames Research Center

    Roger W. Teague

    Assistant Secretary (Acquisition), U.S. Air Force

    Karen A. Thole   

    Pennsylvania State University

    Russell H. Thomas

    NASA Langley Research Center

    John Tylko 

    Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

    Subith Vasu 

    University of Central Florida

    Miroslav N. Velev

    Aries Design Automation, LLC

    Sally A. Viken

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Qiqi Wang

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Michael M. Watkins

    California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    David J. Weeks

    Radiance Technologies

    Gary L. Wentz Jr.

    United Launch Alliance

    Eliot Winer

    Iowa State University

    David Wing

    NASA Langley Research Center

    Chad Winkler

    The Boeing Company

    Michael Winter

    Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corporation

    Serhiy Yarusevych

    University of Waterloo

    James V. Zappa 

    Moog, Inc.

    Olesya I.  Zhupanska

    University of Arizona

     

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