In order for the DoD and Military Services to achieve their hypersonic mission goals, it will require a combination of collaboration, partnership development, and dynamic research across multiple sectors to ensure a timely delivery of capabilities needed. Whether academia, private sector, DoD, or non-DoD Government Agencies, spurring hypersonic advancement through effective research and S&T collaborative efforts is a must.
-Means to foster improved collaboration despite sensitive nature of hypersonic research
-Outlook on DoD hypersonic delivery timelines: where is additional research needed?
-Developing avenues for future S&T and research collaboration
Dr. Phillip Ligrani
Eminent Scholar in Propulsion, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Alabama at Huntsville
Austin K. Yamada
President & CEO, The University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation
Former DASD, Special Operations and Combating Terrorism, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Dr. Thomas Corke
Director, Hypersonic Systems Initiative
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Dr. Rodney Bowersox
Department Head of Aerospace Engineering
Texas A&M University