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MAE's Drew Landman Honored by SAE

SAE International honored Drew Landman, PhD, Professor, Old Dominion University, with the 2013 Technical Standards board Outstanding Achievement Award.

Established in 1953, the Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals for outstanding service in the technical committee activities of SAE International. This includes valuable contributions to the work of SAE International technical committees, unusual leadership in the activities of an SAE International technical committee, significant contributions as a representative of SAE International to the accomplishments of technical committees of other organizations or of government agencies, and outstanding contributions to SAE International technical committee work in the form of research, test methods and procedures, and/or development of standards.

Dr. Landman is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Old Dominion University. He served as Chief Engineer at the Langley Full-Scale Tunnel from August 1996 - October 2009. He earned Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Old Dominion University in 1998.

Dr. Landman teaches graduate level classes in experimental aerodynamics, Flight Vehicle Aerodynamics, Ground Vehicle Aerodynamics, Design of Experiments, and Response Surface Methods. He is a past member of the AIAA Ground Testing Technical Committee and supervises doctoral and master's students on primarily US Air Force, US Navy and NASA sponsored research programs. As manager of the LFST, Dr. Landman was responsible for designing and supervising wind tunnel tests on a variety of test articles including aerospace and ground vehicles. He was instrumental in developing a heavy truck testing capability at the LFST and participated in Department of Energy supported research with Solus Inc. Consulting activities include short course education in DOE and RSM as applied to aerospace testing.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 138,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

Orignially printed in the Houston Chronicle, http://www.chron.com/business/press-releases/article/Old-Dominion-Professor-Drew-Landman-Honored-with-5111358.php.