Aerospace Board Member Austin Joins NAE

Aerospace Board Member Austin Joins NAE

Aerospace Board Member Austin Joins NAE

Wanda Austin
Wanda Austin

Wanda M. Austin, a member of the aerospace engineering department's Advisory Board, and also president and CEO of the Aerospace Corporation, has been named as a National Academy of Engineering member for her contributions and leadership in the national intelligence community.

Austin has received numerous awards and citations. Among them are the Air Force Scroll of Achievement, the National Reconnaissance Office Gold Medal, the U.S. Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's Martin Luther King Spirit of the Dream Award, the Society of Women Engineers Upward Mobility Award and the Women in Aerospace Outstanding Achievement Award.

Austin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Franklin and Marshall College, Masters of Science degrees in both mathematics and systems engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in systems engineering from the University of Southern California. She is a member of the NASA Advisory Council and is a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

More information available at the NAE web site:

http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=02082008

February 11, 2008


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

2020 Dean's Doctoral Student Research Awards

Mohammad Hafezi Wins 2020 Simons Foundation Investigator Award

Legacy through Impact: Dr. Darryll J. Pines

UMD Team Takes a Top Spot in NASA RASC-AL Design Competition

Rapidly evolving ‘smart marble’ sensors hold promise for monitoring pharmaceutical industry bioreactors and beyond

Assistant Professor Cheng Gong Wins IUPAP Young Scientist Award

Maryland-led, Multi-institutional Research Team Receives $10M to Transform Shellfish Farming with Smart Technology

GAMMA Research Group is Developing Novel COVID-19 Prevention Robots

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar