This session will detail the ongoing research efforts focused on scientific barriers in
technologies that support current and future vertical lift capabilities. As director for the FVL
COE, Dr. Marilyn Smith, will be able to provide a unique viewpoint as to ongoing academic
efforts in support of next-generation Future Vertical Lift capabilities.
Marilyn J. Smith, PhD
Professor, Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Director, Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence