AIAA's      Greater Huntsville Section
Skip to main content
   
Go Search
 
AIAA Info
Regions
Technical Activities
Standards Committees
Standing Committees
Other Committees
  

AIAA Info > Regions > South East Region > Greater Huntsville Section
Greater Huntsville Section

 Home Page

Welcome to the Internet home of


CURRENT HAPPENINGS


Archive of Section Newsletters Being Developed
Click here to see Newsletters on line so far.
Below is an item from the March 1965 issue of the Section newsletter, at that time the Explorer

Downloadable Presentations from This Year's Activities
1. Acoustics Overview and Aerospace Acoustic Test Systems Short Course Presentation: Click to download
2. Hypersonics Lecture and Movie from Dayton Trip: Click to download briefing ; Click to download movie
3. John Fay Dynamics Lunch & Learn Presentation: Click to download

Read Article on Suitcase Rocket Development in eMag
Click here to see article.
Click here to see the Table of Contents for all Emag articles

Awards & Installation Dinner to be Held 29 May
Click here to download announcement, including registration information.

April Issue of Section Newsletter Now Available
Click for April 2015 Issue of Telemetry
Click to see all issues of Telemetry

Congratulations to Newly Elected Officers and Directors
(Terms begin June 2015)
Chair: Dr. Kurt Polzin
Vice Chair: Mr. Brandon Stiltner
Secretary: Ms. Tia Ferguson
Treasurer: Mr. Darby Cooper
Education Director: Mr. Jesse Jones
Honors and Awards Director: Ms. Sheree Gay
Public Policy Director: Mr. Robert La Branche
Returning Elected Council Members (2nd year of 2-year elected term)
Liaison to Student Branches: Mr. Neal Allgood
Membership Director: Mr. Roger Herdy
Pre-College Outreach Director: Ms. Megan Beattie
Supernumerary: Dr. Keith Koenig
Technical Director: Mr. John Lassiter
Young Professionals &
Career Enhancement Director: Ms. Cody Crofford

Spring Issue of View from the Chair Now Available
A column by the Section Chairman providing an update on recent accomplishments and a look at what is planned.
Click to see Spring issue
Click for all issues

AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee Essay Contest Winners Named
"As a future space tourist, where would you go, and what would you do?"
Congratulations to the winners:
Ben Calvert, an 8th grade student at Veritas Classical School
Click to download Ben's essay
and Isaac Haynes, a 7th grade student at Veritas Classical School
Click to download Isaac's essay

Dr. William J. Emrich of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Selected as AIAA 2015 Engineer of the Year
“For conceiving of, designing, and bringing to operational status the megawatt-class Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environment Simulator.”

Dr. Arloe Mayne to Receive AIAA Sustained Service Award
Recognizes significant service and contributions to AIAA

Greater Huntsville Section Coin Available
$7.00 per coin; Contact any Section Officer
Click to learn about the coins


Congratulations to 2015 Greater Huntsville Section Associate Fellows
Dr. Michael R. LaPointe
Tracy L. Lamm
Dawn R. Phillips
Dr. Jonathan Mark Janus
Mr. Thomas E Hannigan, III
Dr. Rani W Sullivan
Dr. Nancy Jan Davis

Auburn University Student Branch Faculty Advisor Dr. Joseph Majdalani
Selected for prestigious 2015 AIAA Faculty Advisor Award
Previously received Greater Huntsville Section’s 2014 Konrad Dannenberg Educator of the Year Award

The Section is looking for help in several areas
Click on the Help Wanted item on the menu to the left
And consider where you could fit in.

Link to Section Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/GreaterHSV.AIAA

Click here to download 2011 Revision of Section Bylaws

Click here to download Adobe Acrobat (pdf document reader).
Click here to download PowerPoint Viewer (PPT presentation viewer)



2014-2015 Chairman Mr. Ken Philippart


Welcome to the Internet home of the AIAA Greater Huntsville Section and thanks for visiting us.


We hope that you will explore this website thoroughly. If you enjoy it or find it useful, please don't hesitate to let us know. Likewise, if you see a need for any improvement please let us know. Once again, thanks for stopping by, and we hope that you enjoy your visit!

 

 


Pages may be accessed by the menu at the top left or by clicking on the underlined blue links.



The ABOUT US page tells about the AIAA and the Greater Huntsville Section.



Click OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS for a list of the Section's Officers and Directors and associated email links.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

Vice-Chair Kurt Polzin presents Congressman Mo Brooks
with an AIAA mug in appreciation
for speaking at a Section lunch



Update Your Data

Go to AIAA.org to update your email address and other data. That's how we know where to send meeting announcements, etc.

Membership Upgrades

Check the AIAA website at upgrade to learn how to become a Senior Member or Associate Fellow or how to nominate a member for Fellow or Honorary Fellow

AIAA Logo Items

See AIAA promotional and gift items by clicking here.

Rocket Designer Tim Pickens Speaking at a Young Professionals Meeting



The CONTACT US page encourages you to contact the Section Chairperson or the webmaster with comments or questions.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

Col. Frank Effrece, Jr., MSIC Deputy Director, receiving AIAA mug
from Vice-Chairman Ken Philippart after speaking at February 2014 lunch.

 

Section Members Serve as Moonbuggy Race Officials and
the Section Provides Design Awards

 
The MEMBERSHIP page explains benefits of AIAA membership, and tells how to obtain information about membership. 
 

 


The AWARDS page describes the awards given by the Section, and provides information on recent recipients.


The PRE-COLLEGE STEM OUTREACH page covers several activities, such as Engineer's Week, Yuri's Night, our Scholarship Program, and the Section's Space Program.


Click on Civil Space to go to the Section's biennial Civil Space Symposium website.

Photo by Arloe Mayne

Outgoing Treasurer Sheree Gay (C) receives AIAA Special Service Citation
from 2011-2012 Chairman Emmett McDonald and
2013-2014 Chairman Dr. Ram Ramachandran


Prof Hermann Oberth and Dr. Wernher von Braun
at 1961 ARS Awards Banquet


 

 



The STUDENT BRANCHES page lists the Student Branches in the Section's geographic area, with links to their Faculty Advisors.


 

 

The GHSV EMAG page contains articles, writeups, etc. about Section activities.


The HELP WANTED page lists several areas where volunteers are being sought to provide help to the Section.


The MOBILE CHAPTER page has information about the activities, points of contact, etc. of the Section's chapter in the Mobile area.


DOWNLOADABLE ITEMS (under Documents) provides links to various items, including announcements, meeting presentations, etc.


The QUICK LINKS list at the top of the last column provides links to other websites which might be of interest.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

US Space & Rocket Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart with two winners
of the AIAA/UAH Space Shuttle Orbiter Art Competition

 Announcements

Interest Survey for Potential Section Activity 
by Lt Col Kenneth D Philippart
 7/17/2014 11:27 AM
 
Downloads Attachment
by Arloe Mayne
 5/24/2012 3:46 PM
 
 

 Quick Links

 Calendar

5/25/2015 12:00 AM   Memorial Day 
5/28/2015 12:00 AM   ***POSTPONED***Prototype Integration Facility Tour 
Will try to reschedule for a future date.
5/29/2015 5:30 PM   63rd Annual Awards and Installation Dinner 
5/30/2015 10:00 AM   Save Our Flying Heritage Fly-In and Static Display Event 
Event is open to all and will include static displays of a UH-1 L-19, U-3B and general aviation aircraft. BG 9ret) Robert Stewart, the first US Army astronaut will sign autographs from 11:00 to 1:00. Rides will be available on the Army Aviation Heritage...
6/1/2015 12:00 AM   Section Annual Report Due 
6/1/2015 8:00 AM   NSBE Robotics Camp Attachment
The North Alabama Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers conducts an annual Robotics Camp. This is a one week camp for middle school students, girls and boys, 6th to 8th grades. Students will work in teams learning to use the scientific method...
6/2/2015 8:00 AM   NSBE Robotics Camp Attachment
The North Alabama Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers conducts an annual Robotics Camp. This is a one week camp for middle school students, girls and boys, 6th to 8th grades. Students will work in teams learning to use the scientific method...
6/3/2015 8:00 AM   NSBE Robotics Camp Attachment
The North Alabama Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers conducts an annual Robotics Camp. This is a one week camp for middle school students, girls and boys, 6th to 8th grades. Students will work in teams learning to use the scientific method...
6/4/2015 8:00 AM   NSBE Robotics Camp Attachment
The North Alabama Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers conducts an annual Robotics Camp. This is a one week camp for middle school students, girls and boys, 6th to 8th grades. Students will work in teams learning to use the scientific method...
6/4/2015 7:30 PM   Huntsville Area Rocketry Association Monthly Meeting 
http://hararocketry.org/hara/ For more than 30 years HARA has promoted amateur rocketry as a tool for teaching mathematics & the physical sciences through our innovative & hands-on flight opportunity programs. Our diverse club membership shares...
(More Events...)

 AIAA News

 NASA Breaking News

Retrieving Data
 
 
   

 Survey


No Polling items exist. Add a polling question and options to the Polls list. Polls List
 
 
 

 Public Survey


No Survey items exist. Add a Survey question and options to the Survey list. Survey List
 
 
 
Designed, powered, and maintained by AIAA—The World's Forum for Aerospace Leadership—and its members.
Copyright © 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Some topics addressed by AIAA members, Sections and Committees could be controlled by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
U.S. Nationals are responsible for ensuring technical information posted on AIAA extranet sites is unclassified and not export restricted by ITAR.