Aerospace & Mechanical

Ronney Elected Associate Fellow

AME professor Paul Ronney has been elected Associate Fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Associate Fellows are members who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, or have done original work of outstanding merit, or have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.

Newly elected Associate Fellows will be honored at a special dinner at the 52nd annual AIAA Aerospace Sciences Conference to be held this year on January 13, 2014, at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, where they will receive their Associate Fellow certificates and silver AIAA Associate Fellow lapel pins.

Ronney, a former astronaut, is noted for his work in combustion, small scale power generators, low-gravity phenomena, and radiative heat transfer.