Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: U.S. Congressman Brian Babin

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Featured Speaker: Brian Babin

14 October 2021 12:00 CST

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Meeting ID: 932 9495 6229
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Biography

  • Congressman Dr. Brian Babin was born in Port Arthur, TX and grew up in Beaumont. He graduated from Lamar University and completed dental school at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. Following his graduation, he was commissioned as a Captain in the US Air Force stationed in Ramstein, Germany.
  • On January 5, 2015, Dr. Babin was sworn into the 114th Congress. He was appointed to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Serving as the Ranking Member, he serves as a national leader for America’s space policy matters of NASA and represents the interests of the Johnson Space Center, also located in his district.
  • He and his wife Roxanne have been married since 1972, have 5 children and 16 grandchildren.
  • Making America safe, strong and economically secure for the future of his children and grandchildren remains his reason for running to maintain his seat in Congress and proudly served the people of TX-36th district.

Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: U.S. Congressman Randy Weber

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Featured Speaker: Randy Weber

12 August 2021 12:00 CST

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Meeting ID: 965 3502 0908
Dial by your location: +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Biography

  • Congressman Randy Weber is a public servant, a proven conservative, a third generation Texan and a former small business owner
  • Congressman Weber holds a key leadership role on the Houston Committee on Science, Space and Technology (SST), serving as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy. He also is a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I), where he serves on three subcommittees: Water Resources and Environment, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, and Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials.
  • During his first two terms in Congress, the Congressman served on the Foreign Affairs Committee.

Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: Vanessa E. Wyche

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Featured Speaker: Vanessa E. Wyche

10 June 2021 12:00 CST

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Meeting ID: 990 5181 1785
Passcode: 672332
    Biography

    • Vanessa Wyche was recently named acting director of NASA Johnson Space Center, home of America’s astronaut corps, Mission Control Center, International Space Station, Orion and Gateway programs and its nearly 11,000 civil service and contractor employees. She is responsible for a broad range of human spaceflight activities, such as development and operations of human spacecraft, commercialization of low-Earth orbit and JSC’s role in landing the first woman and first person of color on the surface of the Moon.
    • Wyche was most recently deputy director of JSC, a position she held since 2018. Other key leadership positions she has held at NASA include: assistant and acting deputy director of JSC, director of Exploration Integrations and Science Directorate, flight manager of several Shuttle missions and executive officer in the Office of the NASA Administrator, among others. Before joining NASA in 1989, Wyche worked for the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, DC.
    • Wyche has received many prestigious awards, including two NASA Outstanding Leadership Medals, two NASA Achievement Medals, and is a “Women at NASA” award recipient. She is a current fellow of the International Women’s Forum.

    Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: Engineers Without Borders

    8 April 2021 12pm

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    Joins us for the next Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series where AIAA is partnering with Engineers Without Borders.


    Featured Speaker:
    James Mireles, President
    Michelle Patrick, Co-Chair Kenya Project
    Engineers without Borders USA (EWB-USA) partners with communities to meet their basic human needs. They build footbridges to provide pathways pathways to opportunities, install solar panels to bring light where it is dark, dig for water so hope can spring from the ground. Each project builds the foundation for a community to thrive for years to come.

    When:
    Thursday, April 8th @ 12:00 CST

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    Meeting ID: 910 9003 5968
    Passcode: 708264