Member Spotlight

(August 31, 2020) AIAA LA-LV Member Spotlight on Col. Mark Pestana

Mark PestanaPilot- Engineer-ArtistAIAA Senior Member Mark Pestana, Colonel, USAF (ret), is a research pilot, aerospace human factors engineer, and consultant ...
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(August 24, 2020) AIAA LA-LV Member Spotlight on Prof. Jason L. Speyer

Prof. Jason L. SpeyerAIAA HONORARY FELLOWMember, National Academy of Engineering Ronald and Valerie Sugar Distinguished Professor,Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department ...
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(October 19, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Al Globus

Al GlobusAIAA MemberAIAA Space Colonization Technical CommitteeContract software engineer, NASA Ames Research Center - Retired Al Globus worked at NASA ...
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(October 12, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on André Bormanis

André BormanisAIAA Member*Writer, consultant, and television producer, currently serving as a writer and co-executive producer of the Fox / Hulu ...
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(October 5, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Douglas Yazell

Douglas YazellAIAA Associate FellowHoneywell-Retired; Teacher, Math & Robotics, Texas City High SchoolMr. Yazell worked for Honeywell aerospace engineering from 1981 ...
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(September 28, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Michelle Evans

Michelle EvansAIAA Distinguished LecturerAIAA MemberFounder and President, Mach 25 Media (www.Mach25Media.com)Writer, Photographer, and Communications Specialist in aerospace Michelle Evans is the ...
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(September 21, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Dr. Henry B. Garrett

Dr. Henry B. Garrett AIAA Fellow Principal Scientist OFFICE OF SAFETY AND MISSION SUCCESS Jet Propulsion Laboratory Dr. Garrett has ...
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(September 8, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Michael Staab

Michael Staab AIAA Senior Member (Early Adopter), Fault Management and System Autonomy Principal Engineer for Lunar Missions at Northrop Grumman ...
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(August 17, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Janet Grondin

Janet Grondin AIAA LA-LV Member Vice President, Defense Programs for Stellar Solutions, Inc. Former Director, Northrop Grumman Colonel, USAF-Retired President, Women ...
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(July 20, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Daniel R. Adamo

Daniel R. AdamoAIAA Distinguished Lecturer AIAA Associate Fellow (Aerodynamics Consultant) (NASA JSC - Retired)Mr. Dan Adamo is an astrodynamics consultant ...
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(June 15, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Matthew Kuhns

Matthew KuhnsAIAA LA-LV MemberChief Engineer, Masten Space Systems, Inc.I am a kid who never grew out of wanting to be ...
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(June 2, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Prof. Azad M. Madni

Dr. Azad M. Madni “Entrepreneur, Researcher, Educator, Mentor” AIAA Fellow Professor, Astronautical EngineeringExecutive Director, System Architecting & Engineering ProgramDirector, Distributed ...
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AIAA Member Spotlight on Col. Charles Vono (May 18, 2020)

AIAA Member Spotlight on Col. Charles Vono (May 18, 2020) Col. Charles Thomas VonoAIAA Associate FellowRetired, Northrop Grumman (legacy TRW) ...
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(May 11, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Mr. Steve Isakowitz

(May 11, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on Mr. Steve Isakowitz Mr. Steve Isakowitz Mr. Steve IsakowitzAIAA FellowPresident and CEOThe Aerospace ...
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(May 4, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on James R. French

(May 4, 2020) AIAA Member Spotlight on James R. French James R. French James R. FrenchAIAA Fellow(60+ year member of ...
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Member Spotlight on Dr. Daniel P. Raymer (April 13, 2020)

Member Spotlight on Dr. Daniel P. Raymer (April 13, 2020): AIAA Fellow, author of "Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach" Dan ...
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Member Spotlight (March 2, 2020) on Dr. Jeffrey Puschell

Member Spotlight (March 2, 2020) on Dr. Jeffrey Puschell AIAA Fellow Principal Investigator, Technical Director, Principal Engineering Fellow, Chief Scientist, ...
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Member Spotlight (Feb. 10, 2020) on Dr. Marty K. Bradley

Member Spotlight (Feb. 10, 2020) on Dr. Marty K. Bradley Dr. Marty K. BradleyAIAA FellowTechnical Fellow for The Boeing CompanyBoeing ...
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Member Spotlight (Feb. 17, 2020) on Dr. Anita Sengupta

Member Spotlight (Feb. 17, 2020) on Dr. Anita Sengupta: Dr. Anita SenguptaAIAA LA-LV MemberCo-Founder at Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX)Former NASA ...
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Member Spotlight (Feb. 24, 2020) on Dr. Junhan Kim

Member Spotlight (Feb. 24, 2020) on Dr. Junhan Kim: Dr. Junhan KimAIAA LA-LV MemberRobert A. Millikan Postdoctoral Scholar in PhysicsCalifornia ...
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Diana Lopez: Member Spotlight Jan. 20, 2020

Diana Lopez: California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) AIAA CSULB Student Branch Outreach Officer, Long Beach Aviation (LBA) co-Chair AIAA ...
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Randi Arteaga: Member Spotlight Jan. 13, 2020

Randi Arteaga: University of Southern California AIAA USC Student Branch Chair AIAA LA-LV Member Randi Arteaga is an undergraduate student at ...
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Laura Duffy: Member Spotlight Jan. 6, 2020

Laura Duffy: Astronautical Engineer at Canyon Consulting, LLC AIAA LA-LV Member / Volunteer Ms. Duffy earned her B.S. and M.S ...
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Serena Quach: Member Spotlight Oct. 14, 2019

Serena Quach: Northrop Grumman & AIAA LA-LV Serena is an Electromechanical Engineer in the Mechanisms and Deployable Products department at ...
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Lisa Kaspin-Powell: Member Spotlight Oct. 22, 2019

Lisa Kaspin-Powell: Medical & Scientific Writer / AIAA LA-LV Lisa is a Medical Writer with McKesson Life Sciences, specializing in ...
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Courtney Best: Member Spotlight Oct. 28, 2019

Courtney Best: Boeing / AIAA LA-LV Courtney is currently a Systems Engineer within Space and Launch at Boeing, working on ...
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Monica Maynard: Member Spotlight Nov. 4, 2019

Monica Maynard: Aerospace Corp. / Montebello School District / AIAA LA-LV Member As the STEM Coordinator at The Aerospace Corporation, ...
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Bethany Orozco: Member Spotlight Nov. 11, 2019

Bethany Orozco: EnCorps STEM Teachers Program / AIAA LA-LV Bethany is the Statewide Recruitment & Communications Director for EnCorps STEM ...
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Dean Davis: Member Spotlight Nov. 18, 2019

Dean Davis: Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, AIAA LA-LV Council Member & STEM K-12 Chair "Living with and overcoming severe health ...
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Marilyn L. McPoland: Member Spotlight Nov. 25, 2019

Marilyn L. McPoland: California State University, Dominguez Hills, AIAA LA-LV Marilyn is an avid aviation and aerospace enthusiast and on ...
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Alondra Oubré: Member Spotlight Dec. 2, 2019

Alondra Oubré: Scientific & Medical Writer / AIAA LA-LV Member Alondra is currently involved in efforts to foster STEM/STEAM education ...
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Arpine Ovsepyan: Member Spotlight Dec. 9, 2019

Arpine Ovsepyan: STEM Educato / AIAA Member Arpine Ovsepyan is an internationally award winning educator who is passionate about empowering ...
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Andrea Diamond: Member Spotlight Dec. 16, 2019

Andrea Diamond: STEM Educator / AIAA Member Andrea Diamond ~Queen STEAM, MEPAG- Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group Citizen Advocate & ...
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Joan Horvath: Member Spotlight Dec. 23, 2019

Joan Horvath: Nonscriptum LLC / AIAA Member Joan Horvath started her career as a fairly conventional rocket scientist, with degrees ...
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