Career Advising Event – Professor Dava Newman, September 24, 2018, 12:15-1:15pm

WFU Physics Career Advising Event

SPEAKER:  Professor Dava Newman, Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Harvard-MIT Health, Sciences, and Technology, as well as Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

TIME: Monday, September 24, 2018, from 12:15 – 1:15 PM

PLACE: Olin Physical Laboratory, Room 105

Lunch will be provided. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend.

Professor Dava Newman has specialization and research interests in aerospace biomedical engineering: Biomechanics, control, and dynamics; advanced suits and life support systems; human factors; design; space policy; and leadership development.

Her teaching interests include Introduction to Aerospace and Design, space biomedical engineering, exploration from oceans to space, and leadership development.

Professor Newman has had an amazing career path.  She has many society memberships, has received multiple honors and awards, has held numerous positions at MIT, and was the NASA Deputy Administrator from May 2015-2017.  For more information on her career, please use this link –

For this SPS Meeting/Career Advising Event, Professor Newman will discuss her career trajectory and will close the event with an interactive Q&A session.

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