Hear from 5 teams of young professionals from across the aerospace industry on how they feel the design cycle is adapting and what it means to design quickly.  Computational innovation and a diversity in mindset are tools that could hasten the cycle yet still meet the stringent performance criteria and risk tolerance of the aerospace industry.

Teams are comprised of young professionals from Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, NASA, and Northrop Grumman.

Michele Miller, Director, Missions and Systems Engineering, Ball Aerospace

Michele Miller, Director, Missions and Systems Engineering, Ball Aerospace

  1. Cleared for Takeoff
  2. Inclusive Intelligence
  3. Awakened Diversity Initiative (ADI)
  4. TechBridge
  5. The Notorious ENGs
Cleared for Takeoff

Glenda Alvarenga, Ball Aerospace
Kenneth Sagona, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Stephanie Booth, NASA
Katelyn Wentworth, Boeing
Garret Gray, Northrop Grumman

Inclusive Intelligence

Taylor Zedosky, Ball Aerospace
Emma Chao, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Joshua Stuckner, NASA
Yoslin Herrera, Boeing
Evan Cooper, Northrop Grumman

Team Awakened Diversity Initiative (ADI)

Jannine Rouw, Ball Aerospace
Rayon Harris, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jessica Cashman, NASA
Hilary Fiorentino, Boeing
Kenneth Torres, Northrop Grumman


Karen Rucker, Ball Aerospace
Monica Rodriguez, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Aaron Anderson, NASA
Chinyere Udoh, Boeing
Nicole Thomason, Northrop Grumman

The Notorious ENGs

Stephanie Wood, Ball Aerospace
Claire Quento, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jamesa Stokes, NASA
Jered Butler, Boeing
Cory Pomerantz, Northrop Grumman

Executive Sponsor

Lockheed Martin Corporation


Bastion Technologies

AIAA Corporate Partners

The Boeing Company

Northrop Grumman