Focus Day - Day Three

April 30, 2021

9:00 - 10:50 EST Industry Partner Meetings

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Erin Riley Kocourek

Senior Director, Hypersonics Campaign
Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a Business of Raytheon Technologies

11:15 - 11:45 EST Technical Geared Presentation: Aerospace Applications of Non-equilibrium Plasma Technology

Isaiah Blankson - Senior Technologist for Hypersonics at NASA Glenn Research Center, NASA
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Isaiah Blankson

Senior Technologist for Hypersonics at NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA

11:45 - 12:15 EST Updates on the Naval Conventional Prompt Strike Program

Captain Gregory Zettler - Conventional Prompt Strike Program Director, Strategic Systems Program, US Navy
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Captain Gregory Zettler

Conventional Prompt Strike Program Director
Strategic Systems Program, US Navy

12:15 - 12:45 EST Day Keynote Remarks: Defending the US from Hypersonic Threats

General Glen D. VanHerck - Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command
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General Glen D. VanHerck

Commander
North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command

Discussion Groups & Meeting Breakouts

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Scott Morton

DoD HPCMP CREATE Air Vehicles Project Manager
US Army ERDC Information Technology Laboratory

14:30 - 15:00 EST Technical DoD Presentation: Combining X-ray Measurements and Scientific Computing to Accelerate the Pace of Insight and Innovation

Keith Bradley, Ph. D. - Director, National Security Programs, Argonne National Laboratory

Using our one-of-a-kind synchrotron light source and our multi-scale scientific computing, we are contributing in the following areas:

  • Advanced propulsion
  • High temperature/high toughness materials
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Aerothermodynamics


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Keith Bradley, Ph. D.

Director, National Security Programs
Argonne National Laboratory

14:00 - 14:30 EST Technical DoD Presentation: Basic Research in Aerothermodynamics

Sarah Popkin - Program Officer, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
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Sarah Popkin

Program Officer
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

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Erin Riley Kocourek

Senior Director, Hypersonics Campaign
Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a Business of Raytheon Technologies

15:15 - 15:15 EST End of Hypersonic Weapons Summit