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C. Perry Bankston, center, is seen here with Admiral James "Sandy" Winnefeld (ret.), AE '78, and CoE dean Steve McLaughlin

Honoring Our Heritage. C. Perry Bankston, center, is seen here with Admiral James "Sandy" Winnefeld (ret.), AE '78, and CoE dean Steve McLaughlin at the 2019 Georgia Tech College of Engineering Alumni Awards Ceremony. A retired project manager for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Bankston earned all three of his degrees from the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering. He was inducted into  the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame.

Alumni from the Georgia Tech School of Aerospace Engineering do not fit neatly into a simple mold. Among our more than 6,000 alumni are leaders and innovators in government, industry, academia and the military. AE alums are astronauts, CEOs, professors, and researchers.

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AE Alumni in the News

AE Alumna Adele Payman Receives Hertz Foundation Fellowship

The $250,000 scholarship will go towards her research interests in space plasma physics.

AE Alumni Inducted into the College of Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame

Ben Bellows, Ray T. Muggridge, III, and C. Anne Patterson among the 28 Georgia Tech graduates honored. 

AE Alumna Honored for Advancing Vertical Flight Technology

The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) announced that Daniel Guggenheim School alumna Natasha Schatzman, BSAE 2011, MSAE 2014, PhDAE 2018, is the 2023 recipient of the VFS François-Xavier Bagnoud Award. 

First AE Alumnae Share the Secrets of Their Success

 The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering salutes the first women at Georgia Tech to earn graduate degrees in aerospace engineering: Laurie L. Baker (BSAE 1967, MSAE 1968), Joyce E. Carpenter (BSAE 1972, MSAE 1978), C. Anne Patterson (BSAE 1971, MSAE 1975), and Mary A. Wright (BSAE 1964, MSAE 1966, and Ph.D. AE 1970). 

AE School Ph.D. Student Kenneth Wayne Smith Beats the Odds

There is always more than one path to success, and Kenneth Wayne Smith’s journey provides solid evidence of this theory 

Heidi Brewer is on a Mission

As the world prepares for a lunar return with the Artemis missions, a new generation of space enthusiasts are on the horizon. One of them is Heidi Brewer, AE 2005.

AE Delves into the Past to Showcase Its First Black Graduates: Berman J. Watts Jr., Archie M. Stanley, and Bryan Fortson

The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering (AE) is proud to share the history of the first Black graduates, Berman J. Watts Jr. (BSAE 1973), Archie M. Stanley (MSAE, 1979), and Bryan Fortson (Ph.D. AE 1991).

Five AE School Alumni Make the 40 Under 40 List

This year's class includes five AE School graduates: Daniel Buckland, Elizabeth Cordoba, Tiffany Davis, Kavya M. Manyapu, and Sarah Walker

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