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NIA Liaison Professor and Langley Distinguished Professor Named Royal Aeronautical Society Fellows

NIA Liaison Professor and Langley Distinguished Professor Named Royal Aeronautical Society Fellows

Prof. Colin Britcher, Liaison Professor at Old Dominion University and Director of Graduate Programs at the National Institute of Aerospace, and Prof. Dimitri Mavris, NIA’s Langley Distinguished Professor at Georgia Tech, were recently elected as Fellows of the prestigious Royal Aeronautical Society. Dr. Britcher, who serves as the Associate Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Old Dominion University, has expertise in aerospace engineering particularly in experimental methods. Dr. Mavris, Regents Professor and Boeing Professor of Advanced Aerospace Systems at the Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, is also the director of the Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL) and has expertise in Systems Design and Optimization.

Fellowship is the highest grade attainable at the Royal Aeronautical Society and is bestowed upon those in the profession of aeronautics or aerospace. Only members who demonstrate that they have had long experience, attained positions of high responsibility, and who have outstanding contributions in the profession of aeronautics are chosen as Fellows.

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