AIAA Members in the News

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


17 September
ASCENDx summit highlights public-private partnerships
NY Post Estée Lauder will be sending a skincare serum to the International Space Station

17 September
Estée Lauder will send products to the ISS in a partnership with NASA
CNN Estée Lauder president Stephane de la Faverie hinted at the plan during an ASCENDx summit hosted by AIAA

16 September
AIAA and Dynetics host a webinar to discuss HLS project
SpaceNews Kathy Laurini, Kim Doering, and others spoke about the company's Human Landing System concept for lunar exploration

8 September
AIAA Los Angeles Las Vegas section hosts former NASA head of human spaceflight
SpaceNews Bill Gerstenmaier spoke about the need to continue operating the ISS

19 August
Space Force Technology Roadmap to Emphasize Role of the Private Sector
SpaceNews AIAA hosted a discussion on the Space Force during the first ASCENDx Summit

19 August
Air and Space Forces Add Cyber To All-Domain Ops Data Library
Breaking Defense Maj. Gen. Kim Crider spoke during the first ASCENDx Summit hosted by AIAA

7 August
UMBC Team Wins AIAA SmallSat Award
UMBC News UMBC HARP team named Small Satellite Mission of the Year by AIAA SmallSat Technical Committee

18 June
New Research Leads to Drones Changing Shape Mid-flight
ScienceDaily The research was presented during the 2020 AIAA AVIATION Forum

17 June
Aerion Has Big Plans for the Future
AIN Online Aerion CEO Tom Vice outlined plans for vehicles beyond the AS2

16 June
Experts Push for Truss-braced Wing X-plane
FlightGlobal NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine hinted at the possibility during his keynote from the 2020 AIAA AVIATION Forum

1 June
Steve Jurczyk Discusses NASA Reorganization Plans in AIAA Webinar
SpaceNews NASA's plans to reorganize its human spaceflight directorate are on hold

1 June
AIAA Webinar Features NASA Associate Administrator Steve Jurczyk
Space Policy Online Jurczyk discussed plans for the agency

22 May
AIAA Member Remzi Seker Featured in Aviation Week
Aviation Week Seker, a professor at Embry-Riddle University, discussed effective cybersecurity strategies in aviation

7 May
AIAA Partners With Three Other Organizations On Space Policy Podcast
SpaceNews The first episode featured Scott Pace, executive secretary of the National Space Council

26 April
Aerospace System Design Lab Team Succeeds at AIAA Design Build Fly
Georgia Tech Georgia Tech ASDL team placed second in the contest

24 April
Ohio State Students Win Awards Despite Cancellation of AIAA Region III Student Conference
Ohio State University Students were still recognized for their achievements

21 April
AIAA Hosts Webinar Featuring NASA Human Spaceflight Lead
SpaceNews Doug Loverro discussed space commercialization

20 April
NASA Reorganizes Human Spaceflight to Support Space Commercialization
Space Policy Online AIAA hosted a webinar for members to learn about the plans

16 April
AIAA Fellow Richard Passman remembered with New York Times profile
New York Times Passman worked on one of the earliest spy satellites

7 April
AIAA Member Featured on Cable News for 3D Printing Face Shields for Coronavirus Health Care Workers
Fox News Eric Jacuzzi is Senior Director of Aerodynamics at NASCAR

24 March
AIAA Lifetime Member Vicki Johnson Featured in KPTS TV Interview
KPTS Channel 8 Johnson is at the top of her field in aerospace engineering

18 February
AIAA Members at the University of Washington Develop Ground-breaking Framework for Studying Rotating Detonation Engines
UW News James Koch, J. Nathan Kutz, and Mitsuru Kirosaka are AIAA members

15 February
Award-winning AIAA Paper Featured on The research paper won the 2019 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Graduate Student Paper Competition

31 January
AIAA Associate Fellow Dr. Amir S Gohardani Named the 2019 Turnitin Global Innovation Award Winner in North America for Higher Education
Cranfield University Gohardani is a professor at Westcliff University

22 January
2020 AIAA SciTech Forum Highlights Sustainable Aviation
Aviation Week Aviation Week recapped SciTech Forum in their Check 6 podcast

21 January
Pamela Melroy Chosen for the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame Melroy is a Lifetime Member of AIAA

6 January
Draper's Phil Hattis to Serve on AIAA's National Programs
Draper Labs Hattis will serve as National Programs Working Group co-chair


8 November
Student Networks with Astronauts, Space Experts at International Meeting
The University of Tennessee Knoxville News  Samantha Ramsey was brought to the IAC by the AIAA Diversity Scholars program

2 October
Melissa Green Named AIAA Associate Fellow
Syracuse University News  Melissa Green is an associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering

17 September
Iowa State Student Wins WIA Scholarship
Iowa State University News  Abby Gries will be receiving the AIAA Digital Avionics Scholarship

16 September
AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher Discusses the Economic Impact of Aerospace on Indiana
WBOI  The Purdue Cislunar Initiative is aimed at expanding that footprint to the moon

13 September
AIAA Fellow Moriba Jah interviewed by CNN's Jackie Wattles
CNN  Jah described his ideas for space traffic management in an interview with CNN

1 September
Networking Helps Aerospace Engineering Students Advance Into Careers
Air & Space  AIAA student branches provide leadership opportunities for aspiring aerospace engineers

1 September
Networking Helps Aerospace Engineering Students Advance Into Careers
Air & Space  AIAA student branches provide leadership opportunities for aspiring aerospace engineers

31 August
AIAA Fellow Quoted in The Wall Street Journal
WSJ  Professor Mary Cummings at Duke University was quoted in a story on autonomous systems

30 August
AIAA Associate Fellow Honored with Presidential Early Career Award
Dayton Daily News  Daniel Garmann of the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate was honored with the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

29 August
Ohio State Researchers Present Findings at AIAA Electric Aircraft Technologies Summit
Ohio State News  The researchers created new computer models to predict the performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes

20 August
SLS Contractors Expect First Launch in 2021
SpaceNews  Plans for SLS were discussed at the 2019 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

20 August
Crucial Commercial Crew Tests Loom for Boeing, SpaceX
Aviation Week  Aviation Week covered some sessions at AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum in Indianapolis

20 August
Commercial Crew Providers Prepare for Fall Test Flights
SpaceNews  Commercial crew providers discussed their test flight plans at the 2019 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

19 August
Plans for SpaceX Starship Prototype Discussed at AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum  Hans Koenigmann from SpaceX was on a panel at the Forum

22 July
AIAA Associate Fellow Named Co-director of Program at MIT
MIT News  Oliver de Weck has been named the new faculty co-director of the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program (GEL)

19 July
AIAA Fellow Philip Hattis Interviewed by Mashable
Mashable  Hattis worked with the team that designed the Apollo Guidance Computer in graduate school

9 July
ASU Students Take Their Aircraft Design Skills to the Sky
ASU Now  The ASU Air Devils team competed in the 2019 AIAA Design/Build/Fly competition

20 June  
Lockheed Martin Unveils Plans for Quiet Supersonic Passenger Plane
CNN The concept for QueSST was unveiled at the 2019 AIAA AVIATION Forum

20 June  
Boeing CTO Speaks at 2019 AIAA AVIATION Forum
Dallas Morning News Greg Hyslop discussed urban air mobility platforms

5 June  
AIAA Member Brad Williams named Flinn-Brown Fellow
University of Arizona Williams works as a project manager at the UA Steward Observatory

2 June  
Rumored Advancements in Stealth and Hypersonics Chronicled in National Interest
National Interest Discussions at AIAA Forums have added to the excitement 

31 May
Sandia Labs Researcher Honored by AIAA 
Kingsport Times-News Katya Casper received the 2019 Lawrence Sperry Award

27 May
Texas A&M Professor's Research Awarded Highest Honor in Astronautics Field
The Eagle  John Junkins received the Robert H. Goddard award from the AIAA

20 May  
AIAA Associate Fellow Named to U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board 
Texas A&M Today Rodney Bowersox is a professor and head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University

3 May  
Astronaut on the ISS has Published Research with the AIAA
WHDN Anne McClain published research on unsteady aerodynamics as a graduate student 

2 May
Katya Casper Wins Sperry Award for Hypersonics Research
Tech Xplore Casper uses the wind tunnels at Sandia National Labs to conduct research

1 May  
U.S., Russia, China Race to Develop Hypersonic Weapons
CBS News AIAA Fellow Iain Boyd was featured by CBS News 

1 May 
University of Cincinnati to Host AIAA Workshop

University of Cincinnati AIAA President John Langford will keynote the Intelligent Systems workshop

19 April  
Alfred University Flies High at AIAA Design/Build/Fly Competition  
The Evening Tribune  The annual contest was held in Tucson, AZ

9 April 
Jayhawk Aero Design Competes in AIAA Design/Build/Fly 2019 
University of Kansas  Jayhawk Aero Design also competed in SAE Aero Design East this year 

5 April 
Miner Aviation Team Competes in AIAA Design/Build/Fly 2019 
The Rolla Daily News  This is the first time Missouri S&T has competed in AIAA DBF 

4 April 
Loudoun County Teacher Wins AIAA Educator Achievement Award 
Loudoun Now  Megan Tucker is a STEAM specialist at Hillsboro Charter Academy 

2 April 
Ballooning Pioneer Julian Nott Profiled on Smithsonian Website 
Nott was an AIAA Senior Member until his recent death 

29 March 
AIAA National Capital Section Participates in HITS Expo 
Maryland Independent  The AIAA National Capital Section gave several awards to students at the History, Industry, Technology, and Science Expo in Maryland 

28 March 
AIAA Executive Director Comments on NASA Budget 
Cheddar  AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher discussed NASA's plans to return to the moon

26 March 
AIAA Executive Director Interviewed by the New York Times 
New York Times  AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher discussed NASA and the SLS program  

20 March 
AIAA Executive Director to Participate in National Space Council Meeting  Vice President Mike Pence will lead the Space Council meeting

11 March 
AIAA Student Branch President Advocates for Creation of Aerospace Engineering Major at Kennesaw State 
The Sentinel  Cindy Vo has worked hard to encourage AIAA involvement on the campus

7 March 
Aviation Week Features 20 Twenties Winners 
Aviation Week  Many AIAA student members were selected for the program 

6 March 
G. Sateesh Reddy Named Co-winner of 2019 AIAA Missile Systems Award 
India West  Reddy is chairman of India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) 

1 March 
AIAA UIC Wins First Place at Spaceport America Cup 
Gazette Chicago  Their winning entry was in the 30K Solid Rocket-Student Research and Developed Components category  

28 February 
U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Recognize 'Hidden Figures' Women 
Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times  The bill is endorsed by AIAA  

26 February 
Aircraft Designer Profiled by Coeur d'Alene Press 
Coeur d'Alene Press  Darold Cummings is an AIAA Associate Fellow 

19 February 
University of Kansas Engineering Student Named to '20 Twenties' List 
University of Kansas  Joe Block was recognized on the list compiled by by Aviation Week and the AIAA 

13 February 
AIAA Members Featured in the NOVA | PBS episode - Rise of the Rockets 
PBS Numerous AIAA members were interviewed for the TV program 

13 February 
Virginia Tech Student Named to Aviation Week 20 Twenties List 
Virginia Tech Daily Sammi Rocker was on also on a team that won a second prize award in an AIAA undergraduate design competition 

12 February 
AIAA Fellow Alec Gallimore Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering 
The University Record Gallimore is an expert on Hall thruster technology 

12 February 
Options for New Parachute Systems Explored by Researchers in the Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 
Discover Current designs are believed to be insufficient to land humans on Mars 

10 February 
AIAA Fellow Chris Scolese Nominated to Lead NRO 
SpaceNews Scolese is currently the director of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 

8 February 
AIAA Fellow Darryll Pines Elected to National Academy of Engineering 
UMD Right Now Pines is the dean of the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland 

6 February 
Work presented at AIAA SciTech Forum Solves Problem for CubeSats 
Purdue University News Lower energy triggering technology increases the reliability of CubeSat propulsion systems 

1 February 
AIAA Fellow Robert Skelton Named Permanent Member of the Hagler Institute 
Texas A&M Today The Hagler Institute for Advanced Study has named seven of its former Faculty Fellows to its first group of Permanent Members 

23 January 
Airbus presents Air Taxi Strategy at AIAA SciTech Forum 
The C-Drone Review Eduardo Dominguez-Puerta spoke about urban air mobility projects at Airbus 

19 January 
AIAA SciTech Forum Featured in Spaceflight Now 
Spaceflight Now Ariane Cornell discussed the company's plans at AIAA SciTech 2019 in San Diego 

18 January 
Defense Department Official Speaks at AIAA SciTech Forum 
Fort Carson Mountaineer Chris Shank spoke about American leadership in space 

14 January 
Girls Take Flight Program Featured in the HUB at AIAA SciTech Forum 
San Diego Union-Tribune Some of the students became FAA-certified drone pilots 

10 January 
Student Member of AIAA Profiled by UA News 
UA News Alex Spartz has pushed through many obstacles to study aerospace engineering 

8 January 
Boeing Unveils Refreshed Jet Concept with Ultra-Thin Wings at AIAA SciTech Forum 
Reuters Boeing unveiled a speedier and higher-flying version of a concept plane 

2 January 
Norman and Margareta Augustine Endow Three Professorships in Princeton’s School of Engineering 
Princeton University Norman Augustine is a former president of the AIAA


20 December
AIAA Associate Fellow Rob Manning profiled Manning is the chief engineer at NASA JPL

14 December
Royal Aeronautical Society adds book published by AIAA to holiday gift list
Aero Society News "AeroDynamic - Inside the High-Stakes Global Jetliner Ecosystem" was published this year by AIAA

11 December
Aerospace Engineering Grad Soared in High-flying Extracurriculars
ASU News Thomas was involved with AIAA at ASU as well as the Air Devils

27 November
Author Jack Connors Honored with ASME Engineer-Historian Award
ASME News AIAA published his book about the history of Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines

27 November
Journal of Aircraft Publishes Study on Simulated Electric Propulsion
University of Illinois There are still a lot of unknowns with propulsion electrification

26 November
Aviation Week Workforce Study Cites UCF as a Top Supplier of Aerospace Engineering Grads
UCF Today AIAA contributed to the study

14 November
AIAA Journal Mentioned in Popular Science Article
Popular Science The Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets is mentioned in an article by John Wenz

9 November
'First Man' Author Speaks at AIAA Dinner Meeting
Florida Today James Hansen is the author of the official biography of Neil Armstrong

4 November
Supersonic Flight Concepts Attract Attention at NBAA
CompositesWorld AIAA AVIATION Forum also featured a supersonic jet concept unveiled by Boeing

23 October
Journal of Aircraft Paper Featured on UIUC Website
University of Illinois The research paper explored curved winglet designs

21 October
Srinath Ekkad Named AIAA Associate Fellow
North Carolina State University News Ekkad is the head of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NCSU

19 October
Rice University Student Wins Daedalus 88 Scholarship from AIAA
Rice University The scholarship fund was endowed by AIAA President John S. Langford

17 October
UTSA Engineering Researcher Elected AIAA Associate Fellow
University of Texas San Antonio Bhaganagar’s election to AIAA Associate Fellow recognizes her notable contributions in the aerospace community.

15 October
New NASA Deputy Administrator Confirmed
Aviation Week AIAA released a statement congratulating James Morhard

12 October
Honda Aircraft Founder Profiled in the New York Times
New York Times The Honda Aircraft Company received the 2018 AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence

12 October
AIAA Associate Fellow Honored by SASE
Dayton Daily News Dr. Khan Pham is a researcher at AFRL

10 October
Past NASA Administrators Discuss Agency Challenges at AIAA SPACE Forum
Aviation Week  Leaders from the past and present of NASA discussed some of their most difficult problems

2 October
SLS Chief Engineer Driven by 'Challenge' of Building Rocket  Space Launch System (SLS) Chief Engineer Garry Lyles received the 2018 AIAA George M. Low Award for Space Transportation

29 September
KC-Z Concept Floated at AIAA Forum
The National Interest  Air Force exploring stealth tanker options

24 September
Northrop Grumman Looks for Cost Savings in Small Launch Vehicle Programs  The market for small launch vehicles has become more competitive

24 September
Lunar Gateway Plans Discussed at AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum  The Power and Propulsion Element could be the first component of the Lunar Gateway

22 September
AIAA Associate Fellow Presents at HPC Forum in Detroit
Inside HPC  Steve Legensky from Intelligent Light presented his work at HPC User Forum

20 September
Stratolaunch Systems Lays Out Roadmap for Hypersonic Rocket Planes at AIAA SPACE Forum
GeekWire  The rocket planes could serve as a testbed for hypersonic flight

20 September
University of Kansas Aerospace Students Excel in Competitions
University Daily Kansan  Students at the University of Kansas have won awards from AIAA and in the GoFly competition

18 September
Commercial Crew Providers Believe they are Ready to Meet NASA Safety Standards  Boeing and SpaceX representatives discussed the commercial crew program on a panel at AIAA SPACE Forum 2018

17 September
AIAA Convenes Largest-Ever Gathering of NASA Administrators
AP  Every NASA Administrator going back to 1989 appeared at AIAA SPACE Forum 2018

17 September
Current and Former NASA Leaders Discuss Space Agency at 60
Florida Today  Six current and former NASA Administrators spoke at AIAA SPACE Forum 2018 in Orlando, Florida

17 September
Bridenstine Highlights Lunar Exploration Plans at AIAA SPACE Forum 2018
Orlando Sentinel  “It's time we go back to the moon”; NASA Administrator spoke at length about human space exploration during the Forum.

5 September
Daniel Hastings Named to MIT Aerospace Engineering Department Head Role  Hastings is an AIAA Fellow

4 September
AIAA Fellow to Receive Award from American Computer & Robotics Museum
Texas A&M  Bonnie J. Dunbar is a professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University

31 August
CFD Users See Value in Attending AIAA Forums
Digital Engineering  AIAA CFD workshop discussions are influencing software updates

27 August
Glassman Honored with Guggenheim Medal, a Top Honor in Aeronautics
Princeton University  Glassman is an AIAA Fellow

21 August
Former AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Honored with WIA Award  Magnus has been selected for the Aerospace Awareness Award by the Women In Aerospace

15 August
Pipistrel to Continue Developing Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Through MAHERA Program
Sustainable Skies  Igor Perkon of Pipistrel has spoken about the research at AIAA Forums

15 August
ASTERIA Wins Award from AIAA Small Satellite Technical Committee
Satnews  ASTERIA earned the Small Satellite Mission of the Year award

14 August
Students from University of Toronto's Space Flight Laboratory Win Awards at Small Satellite Conference
14 News The Small Satellite Conference is sponsored by the AIAA and Utah State University

7 August
AIAA Honorary Fellow Wanda Austin appointed Interim President of USC
Orange County Breeze  Austin was President and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation from 2008 to 2016

7 August
NASA's 'Hidden Figures' Put Forward for Congressional Gold Medal  AIAA endorses the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act

3 August
Decorated WWII Pilot, Former Aircraft Executive Robert "Bob" Little Dies at 93
St. Louis Post-Dispatch  Little was an AIAA Associate Fellow

2 August
Jim Maser Named Aerojet Rocketdyne Space Business SVP
GovCon Wire  Maser is a former president of the AIAA

25 July
Supersonic Flight Could be Affordable in the future
Airways  Boeing and Boom Supersonic have discussed the possibilities for commercial supersonic flight at AIAA Forums

24 July
John W. Dixon Award Given to Leidos Chairman  Leidos chairman and CEO Roger Krone is an AIAA Fellow

20 July
AIAA UIC Wins Award at Spaceport America CUP
Chicago Tribune  AIAA UIC won first place in the "30K Solid Rocket-Student Research and Developed Components" category

20 July
AIAA Associate Fellow Named Dean of Lipscomb University’s Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering
Nashville Post  David Elrod is also a past chairman of the AIAA Technical Committee on Management

18 July
NASA Plots a Return to the Moon within a Decade
Florida Today  AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher quoted

16 July
SDSU Graduate Student Presents Research at AIAA AVIATION Forum
The Brookings Register  Archibald Amoako conducts research on cooling aerospace electronics

13 July
AIAA Fellow to Keynote 2018 SACNAS
News On 6  Dr. Ellen Ochoa has been both an astronaut and the director of NASA Johnson Space Center

11 July
Janet Kavandi Confirms Completion of SpaceX Crew Dragon Thermal Vacuum Tests at AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum
SpaceNews  Crew Dragon was tested at NASA Glenn's Plum Brook Station

10 July
AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum Features Discussion of NASA SLS Plans
SpaceNews  NASA is adding more SLS Block 1 launches to the manifest

6 July
AIAA Associate Fellow Gonored by International Astronautical Federation
Penn State News  David B. Spencer has been named the recipient of the 2018 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal

1 July
AIAA Forums Feature Discussions About Hypersonic Research Programs
Air Force Magazine  Researchers express concern about hypersonic defense programs

28 June
Boeing Unveils Supersonic Concept at AIAA AVIATION Forum in Atlanta
Washington Post  Passengers would be able to fly from New York to London in only two hours

20 June
AIAA Fellow Named Head of MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
MIT News  Daniel Hastings was also awarded the Losey Atmospheric Sciences Award from the AIAA in 2002

19 June
Justin Ouwerkerk Received Best Presentation Honor at the AIAA/ASME Awards Banquet
University of Cincinnati News  UC Aerospace Engineering Student Awarded Best Presentation Honor for Small Heavy-Lift Drone Design

15 June
AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher Testifies on Capitol Hill
SpaceNews  Dumbacher testified in a hearing held by the House space subcommittee

13 June
AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee Holds Essay Contest
The New Orleans Advocate  Rachel Pizzolato was the national winner of the 8th grade contest

11 June
Parimal Kopardekar Named Finalist for Sammies People’s Choice Award
India West  Kopardekar is an AIAA Fellow

1 June
Student from Connecticut Wins AIAA-Sponsored Prize at 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Connecticut Journal Inquirer  Keshav Vedula's project on airfoils was awarded a $1000 prize

31 May
Keoki Jackson to Join NIST Technology Advisory Committee  Jackson is an AIAA Associate Fellow and serves on the AIAA Foundation Board of Trustees

27 May
Dana Turse Becomes AIAA Technical Subcommittee Chair
CompositesWorld  Turse is a director at Roccor

25 May
AIAA Journal Published Noteworthy Paper on 'Autophage' Engines
International Business Times  New ‘Autophage’ Engine Would Eat Its Rocket's Body For Fuel

24 May
AIAA Associate Fellow Named NASA Associate Administrator
Aero-News Network  Steve Jurczyk is now the highest-ranking civil servant at the agency

23 May
AIAA Vandenberg Sponsors STEM Awards for Students
Santa Maria Times  The awards were given at the 33rd annual Central Coast STEM Expo

23 May
AIAA Fellow Reflects on Career Accomplishments
UT Austin News  Armand Chaput worked for the CIA during the Cold War, and is a professor today

23 May
AIAA Student Conference Award Winner Heads to Air Force Institute of Technology
The Gazette  Anna DeMoret conducted research on reducing noise from drone propellers

18 May
Al Bowers Profiled by Aerotech News
Aerotech News  Bowers is the Chief Scientist at NASA Armstrong and an AIAA member

14 May
NAVAIR Engineers Recognized by the San Diego Section of AIAA
The Lexington Park Leader  The award was for the development of the F/A-18/EA-18G Cabin Pressure Test Laboratory

11 May
AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher Interviewed on The Space Show
The Space Show  Dumbacher answered questions from the listening audience as well

10 May
CCSD Students Win Awards at Science Fair
Denver Post YourHub  Morgan Cragin and Krithik Ramesh won prizes from AIAA

7 May
AIAA Fellow nominated for Service to America ("Sammy") Award
Fedscoop  Parimal H. Kopardekar is a finalist in the Promising Innovations Medal category

4 May
Three Indian American Scientists Among Latest Group of AIAA Fellows
India West  Supriya Banerjee, Parimal H. Kopardekar and Sankaran Mahadevan became AIAA Fellows

1 May
Michael D. Packer Elected to Manufacturing Leadership Council
Manufacturing News  Packer is an AIAA Associate Fellow

27 April
Three students from Wisdom Lane Middle School win awards in AIAA Long Island essay contest
Leavittown Public Schools  Angelina Pilataxy Erin Alvarez, and Gary Nepravishta won awards

27 April
John Elbon to Become ULA Chief Operating Officer  Elbon is an executive at Boeing and AIAA member

27 April
Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to be Held in Washington
Politico  The annual gala for the AIAA will be held on 2 May

26 April
Michael Griffin Has a Mandate for Change at DoD
Defense One  Michael Griffin is the new undersecretary of Defense for research and engineering

22 April
Space Industry Expresses Support for Bridenstine’s Confirmation  AIAA released a statement about Bridenstine's confirmation to the NASA administrator post

10 April
Students Prepare for AIAA Design/Build/Fly 2018
The State Press  ASU Air Devils plan to attend the annual competition

6 April
AIAA Paper on Marsbees Cited in Vice News Article
Vice News  NASA funds robot bee research project

5 April
Army Researchers to Serve in AIAA Leadership Roles
APG News  Dr. Sidra Silton and Dr. Matthew Munson elected to leadership roles

3 April
Blended Wing Body Planes Remain Unlikely for Commercial Flight
Leeham News and Comment  The economics of BWB-style planes are hard to justify

3 April
HondaJet Innovation Earns Honda Aircraft Prestigious Aerospace Award
Triad Business Journal  Honda Aircraft Co. will receive the 2018 Foundation Award for Excellence from the AIAA

22 March
University of Central Florida Receives Software Grant from Siemens  AIAA at UCF will have access to software used in industry through the in-kind software grant

8 March
MIT Researchers Study Charging Aircraft to Reduce Lightning Strikes
MIT News  The results of the research were published in the AIAA Journal

7 March
AIAA Fellow Named to Manufacturing Leadership Council's Board of Governors
KAIT  Michael D. Packer will be serving as the Vice-Chair

7 March
Yale Hosts Aerospace Showcase
Yale SEAS  Annual Aeronautica showcase features AIAA-affiliated student group

2 March
AIAA Member Named Director of Texas A&M Turbo Lab
Chemical Processing  Eric Petersen is a 10-year veteran of the Turbomachinery Lab

26 February
AIAA Fellow Named Dean of Kent State University College of Aeronautics and Engineering  Christina Bloebaum is an aerospace engineer

24 February
AIAA at Oregon State University Participates in STEM Event
Corvallis Gazette-Times  AIAA at OSU helps bring STEM activities to local community

23 February
AIAA Fellow Inducted Into Hagler Institute for Advanced Study
KBTX  James E. Hubbard Jr. will be working alongside students and faculty at Texas A&M University

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