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Galveston Bay Section Chapter to Host History Colloquium

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The IEEE Region 5 History Committee in cooperation with Galveston Bay Section /Chapters presents Aerospace History Colloquium. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the IEEE Aerospace Society and the IEEE Foundation. 

Where: University of Houston Clear Lake DELTA Building and Virtual

When: Saturday, 15 July 2023, 12:30-5:00 PM US-CDT.

Host: University of Houston Clear Lake

Coordinator: Dr. Zafar Taqvi/IEEE Region 5 History Chair

Registration: Registration is free, but required. This is a hybrid event.


Program Speakers

  1. History of Aerospace: Prof Dr. Jonathan Coopersmith, Professor of history Emeritus at Texas A&M, (     
  2. History of GPS/GRSS/GAGAN: Dr. Surendra Pal, Former Deputy Director, Indian Space Research Organization, and Former Vice Chancellor- Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Poona-India
  3. History of RADAR: Dr Hugh Griffiths, Prof University of London, England, Past President IEEE AESS
  4. History of Systems Engineering and System of Systems (SoS): Robert Rassa, Retired Raytheon, AESS/SYSC, Distinguished Speaker
  5. Historical Pictures of the Space Activities: Dr. Kamlesh (Kam) Lulla; NASA Medalist. Director, University Collaboration and Partnership Office, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
  6. History of IEEE Foundation: Dr. John Treichler, Raytheon, IEEE Foundation
  7. CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION/ MODERATION: Dr. Mary Ann Hellrigel, IEEE History Committee Institutional Historian       

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