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AIAA Executive Director Mr. Daniel L. Dumbacher to Speak at 2018 Awards Dinner
To be held Friday, May 18, at the Jackson Center
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Dr. Ed Kraft's Luncheon Presentation Available for Download
"Digital Engineering – a Disruptive Transformation of Aerospace and Defense Tools, Processes, and Culture"
Click here to download presentation.
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Section Volunteers at Galaxy of Lights
For the first time ever, AIAA Greater Huntsville served as the volunteer organization running the Galaxy of Lights for the evening ... more
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Engineers' Week 2018 Kick-Off Social
The Greater Huntsville Section kicked-off its celebration of 2018 Engineers Week with a social on February 18 ... more
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Section Members Celebrate AIAA's 55th Birthday
The Greater Huntsville Section celebrated the 55th anniversary of the founding of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ... more
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AIAA Members Win 2017 ESSSA Awards
Two Greater Huntsville Section members were recently recognized with prestigious awards from the Jacobs ESSSA contract group. ... more
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Section Celebrates Wedding of Nishanth Goli
The Greater Huntsville Section celebrated the wedding of section Council member Nishanth Goli on December 3, 2017. ... more
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Greater Huntsville AIAA Section and the Experimental Aircraft Association
Announce First Flight Commemoration Essay Contest Winner

The winner is Miss Charlotte Brown, daughter of AIAA Senior Member Jill Brown.
Her essay is titled "How the Wright Brothers Solved the Four Forces of Flight"
The contest runner up is Joseph Strickland, son of AIAA Senior Member Matt Strickland.
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Greater Huntsville Section "Cares" for Deployed Member
When the Greater Huntsville Section discovered that one of the section’s military members would be deployed for the holiday season, it sprang into action to help brighten his holidays. ... more
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Section Attends Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Open House
The Greater Huntsville Section participated in the 2017 Huntsville and Madison County Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House ... more
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Congratulations to Section Member Professor Joseph Majdalani
Joseph Majdalani, Professor at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, has been awarded the AIAA Abe M. Zarem Educator Award. This award recognizes the faculty advisor of the winner of the Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement, reflecting Dr. Zarem’s belief that the guidance of faculty members is fundamental to the success of student research. Professor Majdalani is the Greater Huntsville Section Honors and Awards Director and an AIAA Associate Fellow.


Congratulation to Section Members Named AIAA Associate Fellows
The grade of Associate Fellow recognizes individuals “who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, or who have done original work of outstanding merit, or who have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.” The Greater Huntsville Section's 2018 AIAA Associate Fellows are:

Ms. Sheree Gay (US Department of Defense)
Dr. Wallace Kirkpatrick (DESE Research, Inc.)
Ms. Robin Osborne (ERC Inc./Jacobs ESSSA/NASA MSFC)
Dr. James Parsons (Dynetics, Inc.)
Mr. Myron Pessin (Lee and Associates)
Mr. Ronald Porter (Seabrook Solutions, LLC)
Dr. Adrian Sescu (Mississippi State University)
Mr. David Weeks (Radiance Technologies)

August Issue of Section Newsletter Now Available
Newsletter Editor Kelly Burnham shown at left.
Click for August 2017 Issue of Telemetry
Click to see back issues of Telemetry


Read about the Section's 2016-2017 Activities in the Annual Report
Click here to download the Section's 2016-2017Annual Report.

Section coins available for $8.00 per coin.
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Photo by Arloe Mayne

2017-2018 Chairman Dr. Naveen Vetcha


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

Bob Jones High School AFJROTC
Color Guard at 2016 Awards Dinner.



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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

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See AIAA promotional and gift items by clicking here.

Photo by Wes Mayne

2016-2017 Vice-Chair Dr. Naveen Vetcha (L) presenting Section coin
to Dr. Arloe Mayne at Emeritus Member recognition dinner.



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



Photo by Arloe Mayne

Alabama Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey receives a plaque
from Section Chair Kurt Polzin after speaking at 2016 Awards Dinner.

 

Photo by Arloe Mayne

Greg Laue of ManTech discusses the
James Webb Space Telescope Sun Shield
at a Section lunch.

 
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.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

Dr. Joseph Majdalani receives AIAA Sustained Service Award
from Section Chair Kurt Polzin


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 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 LINKS list at the top of the last column provides links to other websites, documents, etc. which might be of interest.


Photo by Alan Lowrey

The Section's entry in the 2017 Carts4Hearts Fund Raiser.

 Announcements

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 8/6/2015 4:03 PM
 
 

 Links

  Marshall Space Flight Center Home Page
  US Army Space & Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command
  Missile Defense Agency
  Air Force Research Laboratory
  Rocket City Tau Beta Pi Alumni Chapter
  AFCEA Huntsville Chapter
  Air Force Association Tennessee Valley Chapter 335
  Association of Old Crows
  The Association (Huntsville Association of Technical Societies)
  North Alabama NSBE Professionals
  Huntsville Area Rocketry Association
  EAA Chapter 190
  Southern Museum of Flight
  Greater Huntsville Section Bylaws
  Section FaceBook Page
  Section Newsletter Archive
  Alan Lowrey's AIAA Photos
  Download Adobe Acrobat Reader
  Download PowerPoint Viewer

 Calendar

5/3/2018 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...
5/6/2018 12:00 AM   AIAA Brick Memorial Dedication Ceremony 
The Greater Huntsville Section will dedicate the AIAA section of the memorial courtyard and honor the first 5 departed members recognized with bricks. Details will be forthcoming.
5/10/2018 5:30 PM   Greater Huntsville Section Council Meeting 
Monthly business meeting of section council but all members are welcome to attend.
5/15/2018 12:00 AM   Associate Fellow Nomination References Due 
Please note: AIAA is no longer using the Associate Fellow online nomination system. Please use the word documents for Nomination and Reference Forms. All emails containing these forms will receive a confirmation of receipt. Important Dates: •15...
5/18/2018 5:00 PM   66th Annual Awards Dinner Attachment

What: 66th Annual Section Awards Dinner

When: Friday, May 18, 5 - 9 pm

Where: Jackson Center, 600 Genome Way, Huntsville

Invited Speaker: Mr. Dan Dumbacher, Executive Director of AIAA

Who: AIAA members, guests, non members and anyone else is welcome...

5/21/2018 5:00 PM   Meeting of the Huntsville Association of Technical Societies 
Section's Liaison to Professional Societies officially represents the AIAA Greater Huntsville Section but all are welcome to attend.
5/24/2018 9:00 AM   CAF Airpower History Tour 
https://www.airpowersquadron.org/huntsville-alabama Attending Aircraft: B-29 Superfortress FIFI P-51 Mustang Gunfighter C-45 Expeditor Bucket of Bolts T-6 Texan Boeing Stearman PT-13 T-34 Mentor Thursday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ...
5/25/2018 9:00 AM   CAF Airpower History Tour 
https://www.airpowersquadron.org/huntsville-alabama Attending Aircraft: B-29 Superfortress FIFI P-51 Mustang Gunfighter C-45 Expeditor Bucket of Bolts T-6 Texan Boeing Stearman PT-13 T-34 Mentor Thursday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ...
5/26/2018 9:00 AM   CAF Airpower History Tour 
https://www.airpowersquadron.org/huntsville-alabama Attending Aircraft: B-29 Superfortress FIFI P-51 Mustang Gunfighter C-45 Expeditor Bucket of Bolts T-6 Texan Boeing Stearman PT-13 T-34 Mentor Thursday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ...
5/27/2018 9:00 AM   CAF Airpower History Tour 
https://www.airpowersquadron.org/huntsville-alabama Attending Aircraft: B-29 Superfortress FIFI P-51 Mustang Gunfighter C-45 Expeditor Bucket of Bolts T-6 Texan Boeing Stearman PT-13 T-34 Mentor Thursday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ...
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