4–8 January 2016
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California

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  • Treggon Owens: UAS Set to Transform Aerospace and the World

    Treggon Owens: UAS Set to Transform Aerospace and the World

    8 January 2016
    Unmanned aerial systems soon will transform the aerospace industry and the world, and drones will one day be everywhere, predicted Treggon Owens...
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  • Leveraging Hollywood to Elevate Science

    Leveraging Hollywood to Elevate Science

    8 January 2016
    Entertainment in the U.S. can impact culture more than esoteric scientific journals, according to Rick Loverd, program director of the Science and Entertainment Exchange at the National...
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  • Educators Incorporate Engineering Principles Into Student Learning

    Educators Incorporate Engineering Principles Into Student Learning

    7 January 2016
    Engineering principles can be challenging to incorporate into student learning, but educators and engineers who participated in a panel Jan. 7...
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  • Aerospace: Collaboration Makes It Soar

    Aerospace: Collaboration Makes It Soar

    7 January 2016
    Collaboration and cooperation are critical to driving future growth in aerospace science and technology, according to a Jan. 7 panel of experts at the 2016 AIAA Science and Technology Forum...
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  • If You Set Out to Explore the Universe, Sound Technology Is a Must

    If You Set Out to Explore the Universe, Sound Technology Is a Must

    6 January 2016
    As planetary exploration efforts ramp up in future years, we must ensure that we have the technology to make those explorations safe and successful, a panel of experts.... More...

  • 3-D Printing Creates Opportunities in Aerospace

    3-D Printing Creates Opportunities in Aerospace

    6 January 2016
    Additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, offers many opportunities for engineers and product designers, but there are some constraints. Several representatives... More...

  • Ensuring Resilient Weapons Engineering That Can Keep Pace with Changing Threats

    Ensuring Resilient Weapons Engineering That Can Keep Pace with Changing Threats

    6 January 2016
    From its first flight in 1954, the B-52 has served as the dominant U.S. heavy bomber. It has been modified, retrofitted and upgraded since then to reflect changing missions... More...

  • Robert H. Liebeck Delivers AIAA 2016 Dryden Lectureship in Research

    Robert H. Liebeck Delivers AIAA 2016 Dryden Lectureship in Research

    6 January 2016
    Robert H. Liebeck, senior technical fellow at Boeing, delivered the 2016 AIAA Dryden Lectureship in Research on the evening of Jan. 5... More...

  • Embedded Electronics Add Capability, Cybersecurity Risks

    Embedded Electronics Add Capability, Cybersecurity Risks

    5 January 2016
    On average, there are 205 days between a cyberattack and the discovery of the breach, said Chan D. Lieu, senior legislative adviser with Venable LLP, kicking off... More...

  • The International Space Station: A U.S. National Laboratory for the World

    The International Space Station: A U.S. National Laboratory for the World

    5 January 2016
    Panelists told the audience at a Jan. 5 session of the 2016 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition that the International Space Station is far more... More...

  • Innovations in Aerospace: From the Cold War to Kickstarter

    Innovations in Aerospace: From the Cold War to Kickstarter

    5 January 2015
    World War II, Kickstart and social media don’t often come up together in conversations. But they embodied some of the key themes from a panel on aerospace innovation... More...

  • Cislunar One-Year Mission Could Be Important Step Toward Mars Exploration

    Cislunar One-Year Mission Could Be Important Step Toward Mars Exploration

    4 January 2016
    Should the U.S. consider building a habitat on the moon before exploring Mars? Some scientists and engineers believe that the moon could be a proving ground for Mars colonization... More...

  • Ronald Sega Delivers AIAA 2016 Durand Lectureship for Public Service

    Ronald Sega Delivers AIAA 2016 Durand Lectureship for Public Service

    4 January 2016
    Ronald M. Sega, director of Systems Engineering Graduate Programs and a Woodward professor of systems engineering at Colorado State University, delivered... More...

  • Communicating Complex Ideas: Pairing Hard Science With Storytelling

    Communicating Complex Ideas: Pairing Hard Science With Storytelling

    4 January 2016
    Conveying complex ideas can be a challenge for many researchers, yet it is often the key to securing support for research and programs. Christine O’Connell, associate director... More...

  • U.S. Science and Technology Enterprise Requires Realignment to Current Strategic Threats

    U.S. Science and Technology Enterprise Requires Realignment to Current Strategic Threats

    4 January 2015
    Panelists kicked off the 2016 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition in San Diego Jan. 4, 2016, with a discussion on the current state of the U.S. aerospace... More...

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