The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that Dr. Dimitri Mavris has been named The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) new Langley Distinguished Professor in Advanced Aerospace Systems Architecture for the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Dr. Mavris, who is director of the Georgia Tech School of Aerospace Engineering’s Aerospace Systems Design Lab, replaces his former colleague, Dr. Alan Wilhite, who retired after serving 10 years.
The National Institute of Aerospace is a non-profit research and graduate institute, located near NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. It was created to support Langley’s mission to do cutting-edge aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies and help train the next generation of scientists and engineers. NASA Langley also helps contribute to the funding for the Langley professorships.