AIAA Carolina Section Dinner - October 2014
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, a group of Mechanical Engineering students and faculty attended a dinner meeting hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Carolina Section. The meeting was at Boeing South Carolina’s 787 Dreamliner Final Assembly Tour Balcony in North Charleston, SC. Dr. Sandy Magnus, AIAA Executive Director and a former NASA Astronaut, gave an informative presentation entitled ‘Perspectives from Space’. Meeting attendees included AIAA members and non-members from areas of aerospace and other industries, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Google, Amazon, ATK, Honda Jet and the University of South Carolina.
Attending: seven cadets (William Brown, Sloan Hazel, Timothy Holt, Giancarlo Parrado, Colton Poole, Thomas Smith, Benjamin Young); three evening students (Paul Gorsky, John Price – AIAA member, Jamie Rodriguez - AIAA); and faculty (Dr. Monika Bubacz – AIAA, Jason Howison – AIAA, Dr. Robert Rabb).