Topic: Technological Invention and Innovation: A Selective Review
The talk will address the role of the engineer since the Industrial Revolution and offer a forecast for the future.
Dr. Richard Hallion
Dr. Hallion received his BA and PH.D from the University of Maryland in the 1970s. In 1993, he graduated from Harvard University’s National Security Studies Program for Senior Executives. Throughout his long and illustrious career, Dr. Hallion has held numerous positions including, among others:
Curator of Science and Technology for the National Air and Space Museum
NASA Contract Historian
Air Force Historian at Edwards AFB; Wright Patterson AFB; Andrews AFB; and the Pentagon
Special Advisor for Airspace Technology to the Air Force Chief Scientist
Research Associate in Aeronautics, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Dr. Hallion has published a diverse variety of books, articles, and essays related to his profession and his areas of expertise. In addition, he is a Fellow of AIAA, RAes, and the Royal Historical Society, as well as being a member of various military, defense and historical societies.
DiscoverE Engineers Week • San Diego • February 26, 2016 • San Diego Air & Space Museum