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Wasatch Aerospace and Systems Engineering Conference - Presentation Winners!

  • 1.  Wasatch Aerospace and Systems Engineering Conference - Presentation Winners!

    Posted 26 Apr, 2021 23:05
    Edited by Catherine Beck 26 Apr, 2021 23:32

    Thank you to all who attended our inaugural Wasatch Aerospace and Systems Engineering Mini-Conference on April 15th and 16th! We were blown away by the presentations that were given in four different categories that emulated our conference theme, "Celebrating the Creativity of Engineers". You can now see many of the papers and presentations that have been uploaded to the "Libraries" section on this webpage.

    Please join me in congratulating the following winning presenters in each category:

    Creativity in Adversity:

    First: Cultural Challenges of MBSE Agile Integration - Amanda McCrea & Tamara Hambrick - Northrop Grumman

    Second: 21st Century Journey Towards Digital Engineering - John McCrea


    Championing Change:

    First: Championing Cultural Change and Control Systems Cyber Security - Aleksandra Scalco and Dr. Steve Simske - Colorado State University Department of Systems Engineering

    Second: Developing Creativity Through Project-Based Learning - Mary Foss and Yucheng Liu - Weber State University Concept Center and Mississippi State University

    Third: Sparkpoint: Exploring the Serendipity of Intersections and the Unexpected - John McCrea


    Advancing Existing Solutions:

    First: 3-D Printing of High Performance Green Hybrid Propulsion (HPGHP) Solutions - Dr. Stephen Whitmore and Tyson Smith - Utah State University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Space Dynamics Laboratory

    Second: SRM Primary Particulate Ground Cloud Model Verification - Jonathan Melton and Jason Wells - Northrop Grumman

    Third: US Space Forces Combat Doctrine - Charlie Vono


    Creating New Solutions:

    First: Oh my Hail - John Metcalf

    Second: Application of Optimization Methods to Flexseal Design Process - Alexander Kaczkowski and Alex Hidalgo - Northrop Grumman

    Third: Development of a Human Factors Hazard Model Using HEP/FTA/ETA - Dustin Birch and Thomas Bradley - Weber State University

    Thank you again to all of our presenters!

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    Caite Beck
    AIAA Utah Section Chair