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Aerospace History Colloquium & IEEE Foundation Event

Join the IEEE Region 5 History Committee in cooperation with Galveston Bay Section /Chapters for this hybrid event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society and the IEEE Foundation.

Where: University of Houston Clear Lake DELTA Building & virtually

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


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 of the Indian Space Research Organization, and Former Vice Chancellor- of the Defense 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): Dr. Robert Rassa, Retired Raytheon, Past President IEEE/AESS, 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


15 July 2023
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT