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Physics

Chet Nelson Affiliated Associate Professor for the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the University of Washington in Seattle

Title of the Talk : The Challenges of Civilian Supersonic Aircraft Development Past, Present, and Future

Chet Nelson is an Affiliate Associate Professor for the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is also a Technical Fellow in Boeing's Commercial Airplanes Flight Science organization, acting as an in-house consultant on a number of programs in the areas of Aerodynamics technology, Product Development, Advanced Concepts, and NASA collaborations. Chet has nearly 40 years of experience in aircraft design, flight testing and wind tunnel testing. He co-Chairs the SAE's Flight Sciences Technical Committee, and is a past recipient of Aviation Week Magazine's Laurels Award in Aeronautics and Propulsion for his original work on the "Sonic Cruiser" high speed airliner concept.

LIND 215 Friday, May 16th 3:00 - 4:00

 

 

Event Type: 
Academic