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MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Faculty

Professor Ian A. Waitz

Professional Activities

Associate Editor, AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, 1996-99

AIAA Associate Fellow, Chair of Turbine Engine Committee 1996-98, AIAA Air-Breathing Propulsion Technical Committee 1995-1999

Member ASME Turbomachinery Committee

Member American Society of Engineering Education

Lead Author, United Nations Environment Programme, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Special Report on Aviation and the Global Atmosphere, 1999

Defense Sciences Study Group, Class of 2000-2001

Joint Strike Fighter Independent Technical Review Team for Air Quality and Noise, 2000

NRC Committee on Aeronautics Research and Technology for Environmental Compatibility, 2000-2001

NASA Aircraft Engine Emissions Characterization and Inventory Committee, 2001-2003

NASA Quiet aircraft Technology Technical Working Group, 2001-2003

Duke University Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Advisory Board, 2001-present

Defense Science Board Task Force on B-52 Re-Engining, 2002

Member of U.S. Delegation to ICAO Committee on Aviation and Environment/6 (as an advisor), 2004

FAA National Particulate Roadmap, Impacts Team lead, 2004-present

Director of Partnership for AiR Transportation Noise and Emissions Reduction (PARTNER), an FAA/NASA/Transport Canada-sponsored Center of Excellence, 2004-present

Director, Congressional Study on Long-Term Environmental Improvements, 2004-2005

NRC Committee to Assess the Integrated Plan for a Next Generation Air Transportation System (JPDO), 2004-2005

National Academy of Engineering, Steering Committee for the Technology for a Quieter America Study, Chair of Cost-Benefit Analysis Subcommittee, 2006-present

Transportation Research Board/National Academy of Sciences, Study on Transportation and Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Committee member, 2007-present





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