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The Arnold Community Council (ACC) recently recognized five outstanding contributors to our nation’s aerospace excellence at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) as AEDC Fellows for 2019, including QuantiTech’s Dr. Robert Howard. AEDC established the Fellows program to recognize people who have made exceptionally distinguished contributions to the center’s flight testing mission of advancing aerospace excellence for national programs and multiple national agencies.
Dr. Robert Howard was selected as a 2019 Technical Fellow in recognition of his contributions a subject matter expert and principal investigator for the Technical, Management and Analysis Support contract at AEDC. He has been a national leader in the development and use of non-intrusive instrumentation and diagnostics that improved test accuracy and safety; and reduced environmental emissions and program costs. His test measurement enhancements were critical to customers from DoD, NASA, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and other government agencies. Dr. Howard has represented the Air Force on national and international committees and is recognized by his peers in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) as a world class expert in propulsion diagnostics.
Dr. Howard’s selection as an AEDC Fellow follows in the footsteps of six other QuantiTech employees: Dr. Robert Hiers, Mike Mills, Marvin Sellers, Frank Langham, David Beale, and Grant Patterson. QuantiTech is extremely proud of the significant contributions made by our team of AEDC Fellows, and we look forward to continuing to support the frontier of air and space technologies!
To learn more about Arnold Air Force Base and the AEDC Fellows Program, visit: https://www.arnold.af.mil/About-Us/Pioneers/