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Newly elected national aerospace leader reflects on industry trends

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Penn State University – Penn State News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa — Amy Pritchett, professor and head of Penn State’s Department of Aerospace Engineering, was recently appointed chair of the Aerospace Department Chairs Association (ADCA) for a two-year term. She held the position of vice chair for the past two years.  

A head and shoulders photo of a woman smiling.

In her new role, Amy Pritchett, professor and head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, plans to look closely at the role and presence of women and racially underrepresented people in the aerospace field.

IMAGE: Penn State College of Engineering

“Penn State has had a leadership role in the aerospace community for decades, and we have had a number
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