Seven AIAA Members Elected to the National Academy of Engineering Written 12 February 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 12, 2018 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) congratulates the newly elected members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE), seven of whom also are AIAA members.
“On behalf of our nearly 30,000 members, let me say how proud we are to count seven of our own members, from industry, academia, and government, among NAE’s newly elected class,” said AIAA President Jim Maser. “Election into this esteemed academy is one of the highest professional honors any engineer can receive. These engineers have used their talents to advance aerospace arts and science. We are delighted to call them colleagues.”
The newest AIAA members of the NAE are:
- William H. Gerstenmaier, AIAA Honorary Fellow, associate administrator for the human exploration and operations mission directorate, NASA, Washington, D.C. For technical contributions and leadership in national and international human spaceflight programs.
- Ann R. Karagozian, AIAA Fellow, distinguished professor, department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, University of California, Los Angeles. For contributions to combustion and propulsion, education of future aerospace engineers, and service to the country.
- John S. Langford III, AIAA president-elect, AIAA Fellow, chairman and chief executive officer, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, Manassas, Va. For application of autonomy and robotics to the design, development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft.
- Timothy Charles Lieuwen, AIAA Fellow, editor-in-chief of Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, executive director, Strategic Energy Institute, and professor and David S. Lewis Jr. Chair, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. For contributions to research and development in low-emissions gas turbine combustion systems and U.S. energy policy.
- Charles Meneveau, AIAA Senior Member, Louis M. Sardella Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. For contributions to turbulence small-scale dynamics, large-eddy simulations, and wind farm fluid dynamics, and for leadership in the fluid dynamics community.
- Dennis A. Muilenburg, AIAA Fellow, chairman, president, and chief executive officer, The Boeing Company, Chicago. For leadership in defense, space, security, and commercial aircraft.
- Kevin A. Wise, AIAA Fellow, senior technical fellow, advanced flight controls, Phantom Works, Boeing Defense, Space and Security, The Boeing Company, St. Charles, Mo. For application of optimal, robust, and adaptive control to aircraft and advanced weapon systems.
Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. It has more than 2,000 peer-elected members and foreign associates, senior professionals in business, academia and government, who are among the world’s most accomplished engineers.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest aerospace technical society. With nearly 30,000 individual members from 85 countries, and 95 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, www.aiaa.org, or follow us on Twitter @AIAA.
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