The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) Names Doug Stanley Interim President
The Board of Directors of the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) Associates has named Dr. Douglas Stanley as Interim President and Executive DIrector, effective July 16, 2012. He will succeed Dr. Robert Lindberg, who is stepping down to pursue other career interests after ably serving as NIA's President and Executive Director since 2003.
Dr. Stanley is currently serving as NIA's Vice-President of Research and Program Development overseeing NIA research programs and directing efforts to continue expansion of the Institute's research portfolio. In this position, Dr. Stanley has been leading innovative research teams that incorporate university faculty, Institute research staff, government laboratories and industry partners.
Dr. Stanley previously served as a Principal Research Engineer on the Aerospace Engineering Faculty of Georgia Tech and Visiting Professor in Residence at NIA. He is an internationally recognized expert with over 25 years of experience in systems engineering and analysis of advanced space transportation systems and technology development in government, industry, and academia.
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