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AerE graduates receive surprise visit from Dennis Muilenburg

Graduating aerospace engineering students were honored at a reception on Saturday morning. The students enjoyed breakfast with their families and professors before a ceremony in Hoover Hall to recognize the graduates as well as several exceptional honorees. The reception featured a surprise visit from aerospace engineering alum Dennis Muilenburg ’86 who is this year’s commencement …Continue reading “AerE graduates receive surprise visit from Dennis Muilenburg”

AerE alum, Dennis Muilenburg to deliver commencement address

Dennis Muilenburg (AerE ’86) will deliver the Spring Commencement address on Saturday, May 4 at Jack Trice Stadium. Muilenburg, who serves as chairman, president and CEO of The Boeing Company, will address a record 4,322 graduates. The world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing employs approximately 150,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries. …Continue reading “AerE alum, Dennis Muilenburg to deliver commencement address”

Vance Coffman and Dennis Muilenburg share their perspectives on aerospace engineering

Students and faculty gathered in Howe Hall on Wednesday afternoon to hear from two of the most prominent leaders in aerospace engineering. Vance Coffman ‘67, former CEO of Lockheed Martin and Dennis Muilenburg ’86, chairman, president, and CEO of The Boeing Company, shared their thoughts and perspectives on the aerospace industry. The two industry leaders …Continue reading “Vance Coffman and Dennis Muilenburg share their perspectives on aerospace engineering”

Dennis Muilenburg Named Boeing Chairman

Iowa State Aerospace Engineering alum Dennis Muilenburg was elected chairman of the board of directors of The Boeing Company, effective March 1, 2016, the company announced Monday. Muilenburg, who earned his bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State in 1986, was named Boeing’s chief executive officer in 2015 and president in 2013. Muilenburg joined the board of directors in …Continue reading “Dennis Muilenburg Named Boeing Chairman”

Boeing’s new CEO: From summer intern to corner office

Maybe a few ambitious interns took notice and saw what’s possible when Dennis Muilenburg stepped into his new job at Boeing Co. this month. After all, Muilenburg, the newly anointed CEO of the global aerospace giant, was standing in their shoes exactly 30 years ago. As a Boeing intern, he probably was wondering back in …Continue reading “Boeing’s new CEO: From summer intern to corner office”

Boeing names Muilenburg chief executive officer

The Boeing board of directors has elected Dennis A. Muilenburg the company’s 10th chief executive, succeeding W. James (Jim) McNerney, Jr., who held the position for the past 10 years. Muilenburg, who has served as Boeing president and chief operating officer since 2013, becomes president and CEO on July 1.

ISU professor, alumni named AIAA Fellows

An Iowa State professor and two alumni were named 2013 Fellows by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, one of the most prestigious honors in the field of aerospace engineering. Christina Bloebaum, Dennis and Rebecca Muilenburg Professor of Aerospace Engineering, was honored at an awards presentation in Washington, D.C. alongside the alumnus her position is …Continue reading “ISU professor, alumni named AIAA Fellows”

Engineering alum, Boeing executive to give talk

On Tuesday, September 6, Dennis Muilenburg will be presenting “The Boeing Company: Creating Global Advantage.” Muilenburg is president and chief executive officer of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, and serves on the company’s Executive Council. He earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Iowa State University in 1986. The lecture is part of the …Continue reading “Engineering alum, Boeing executive to give talk”