AERO Institute, National Institute of Aerospace, and Ohio Aerospace Institute Partner with AIAA
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has partnered with the AERO Institute, Palmdale, Calif., the National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Va., and the Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, to expand its offerings of continuing education stand-alone courses for aerospace professionals.
“AIAA is proud to be teaming with three of the United States’ top developers of science and engineering graduate-level workshops and short courses,” said Col. Neal Barlow, AIAA vice president, Education. “As part of AIAA’s professional member education programs, AERO, NIA, and OAI offer members the opportunity to brush up on science and engineering skills or be introduced to new cutting-edge knowledge and application capabilities.
“AIAA is committed to keeping aerospace professionals at their technical best by offering more than 90 technical courses, ranging from fundamentals to advanced-level topics,” Barlow continued. “AIAA’s Education Committee prides itself on recruiting and selecting the world’s best subject-matter experts to provide our member aerospace experts with proven expertise. These new partnerships bring a dozen new courses to AIAA education beginning in February 2013. Courses are our offered in a variety of formats and locations to accommodate member’s busy schedules. The AERO Institute, NIA, and OAI are welcomed new AIAA partners.”
Susan Miller, executive director of the AERO Institute, said “The AERO is honored and delighted to welcome AIAA as a partner in our efforts to develop the necessary workforce for the aerospace industry. It is through collaborations such as this that future success can be assured.”
Douglas O. Stanley, president and executive director of the National Institute of Aerospace, added, “The NIA is proud of our decade-long partnership with AIAA in continuing education and outreach, and we are very pleased to be a part of the wide range of innovative course offerings in the 2013 Stand-Alone Course Offerings.” Michael Heil, president and CEO of the Ohio Aerospace Institute, pointed out how the partnership will benefit Ohio’s aerospace industries: “OAI is pleased to partner with the world’s premier aerospace professional society to bring AIAA’s outstanding short courses to the ‘Buckeye’ state. Ohio is a major aerospace research and development leader and these courses will help ensure that our workforce is prepared for the challenges of the future.”
Course subjects for 2013 include flight dynamics, aeroacoustics, sensor systems, composite structures, space systems, computational heat transfer, air breathing propulsion, missile design, gossamer systems and systems engineering.
For more information about courses offered at AIAA’s educational partners’ locations, or to register for a course, see the 2013 Stand-Alone Course Schedule (https://www.aiaa.org/SecondaryTwoColumn.aspx?id=591) or the Complete 2013 Course Schedule (https://www.aiaa.org/CourseListing.aspx?id=3200).
AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. With more than 35,000 individual members worldwide, and nearly 100 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org.