Hey everyone, the first AIAA SNJ is approaching soon, so keep your schedules open!
Taking place on Wednesday, September 21st at the Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, our guest speaker of the night will be Dr. Vijay Kumar of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kumar is the Nemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering and has been a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, as well as a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer and Information Science, since 1987.
Dr. Kumar's research interests are in robotics, specifically multi-robot systems, and micro aerial vehicles. Along with membership in the National Academy of Engineering and fellowship in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Dr. Kumar has been the recipient of several awards; including the 1991 National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator award, the 1997 Freudenstein Award for significant accomplishments in mechanisms and robotics, and the 2012 ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Award.
The meeting and dinner will begin at 6:30, with pre-meeting cocktails at 6.
Members price is $16, while Students are $13.
We hope to see all of you there!!!