Defense Strategies Institute will convene a panel of experts from AFRL, NASA, & Academia to deliberate on leveraging advanced materials to help keep hypersonic vehicles from overheating. The discussion will focus on modern-day solutions for cooling hypersonic vehicles as they travel upwards of five times the speed of sound.

Hoboken, NJ, June 20, 2019 — This July, Defense Strategies Institute will host their Advanced Materials for Defense Summit at the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Among the sessions there is a designated time slot (11:00-12:30pm) on day two (July 18th) for a panel discussion meant to focus solely on “Leveraging Advanced Materials to Help Keep Hypersonic Vehicles from Overheating.”

Panel Discussion:
Leveraging Advanced Materials to Help Keep Hypersonic Vehicles from Overheating

Moderator:
Dr. Dennis Buchanan, Division Head, Structural Materials, University of Dayton Research Institute

Panelists:
Col Timothy D. West, USAF, Acting Director, Aerospace Systems Directorate, AFRL

Dr. Anthony Calomino, Materials & Structures Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Dr. Iain D. Boyd, James E. Knott, Professor of Engineering, Nonequilibrium Gas & Plasma Dynamics Laboratory Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan

Seating is limited –
To allow for actionable discussion and dialogue amongst speakers and attendees, seating will be limited. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military, government and state personnel attend complimentary. Those interested in participating in the Advanced Materials for Defense Summit you can visit Defense Strategies Institute's website at materials.dsigroup.org/

Anyone interested in learning more can contact Christopher Elliott at [email protected], 201-672-8745.

**Summit is closed to Press / No Recordings**

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