Press Release

NASA Glenn Director of Aeronautics to Speak at IEEE Cleveland Section

By SpaceRef Editor
October 27, 2014
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NASA’s Glenn Research Center Aeronautics Director Therese M. Griebel will address the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Cleveland Section from 6 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology. The event takes place at the Oak Barrel, located at 5975 Canal Road in Valley View.

Griebel will address the historical accomplishments of Glenn and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio; and the center’s support of NASA and national priorities in aeronautics, space science, space technology development and human exploration. Appointed director of Aeronautics in 2014, Griebel is responsible for overseeing Glenn’s aeronautics program.

A native of Northeast Ohio, Griebel began her NASA career at Glenn in 1991.  She managed the technology program for advanced radioisotope power conversion technologies in 2002 at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and the technology portfolio at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California for the Prometheus Project from 2003 to 2005.

Griebel also served as the deputy chief for Glenn’s Orion Project Office in 2006; a capture manager for defense satellite systems at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson Arizona in 2007; chief of Manufacturing Division at Glenn from 2007 to 2010 and chief of Avionics and Electrical Systems Division from 2010 to 2014.

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