4 AFRL scientists, engineers selected as 2024 AIAA Fellows

Dr. Joshua Deaton, tech area lead, Multidisciplinary Science and Technology Center, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, was recognized as a 2024 Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, or AIAA, in a news release Oct. 3, 2023. Deaton is responsible for technical and strategic direction of 26 team members executing cutting-edge research in diverse areas critical to advancing multidisciplinary design optimization, or MDO, for aerospace system design. “I am honored to be selected as an AIAA Associate Fellow for contributions in multidisciplinary design optimization methods of aerospace vehicles and topology optimization,” Deaton said. “While a humbling personal achievement, it is as much a recognition of the visionary work throughout the AFRL Multidisciplinary Science and Technology Center that is advancing the state-of-the-art in aerospace system design.” (U.S. Air Force photo)

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