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Dr. Willie Quinn Receives Major International Recognition In Aerospace Engineering

StFX engineering professor Dr. Willie Quinn, P.Eng., has been elevated to the grade of Associate Fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Dr. Quinn is one of only two individuals from Canada to be inducted into the AIAA Associate Fellows class of 2013.

The AIAA is the premier professional society for the field of aerospace engineering. With over 35,000 individual members worldwide and nearly 100 corporate members who span academia, government, and industry, AIAA is the world’s largest technical society and a global leader for the aerospace profession. The institute is dedicated to the advancement of science and engineering in aviation, space and defense.

AIAA Associate Fellows are individuals of distinction who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.

“I have been fascinated with the subject of aeronautics since my last two years in high school,” Dr. Quinn says. “I feel very honoured to be recognized by my peers in the aerospace community at this time in my career.”