Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus kicked off National Engineering Week by re-dedicating the Doryland Wind Tunnel as the Nancy and Tracy Doryland Wind Tunnel on Tuesday, February 20, in honor of the Dorylands who both fostered a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for engineering students on campus during their time at Embry-Riddle.
The Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management brings together aviation scholars recognized as leaders in their respective areas from across the globe. Building upon research into U.S. and international airline operations, Dr. Dawna Rhoades authors the chapter “Airline Service Quality and the Consumer Experience,” and Dr. Blaise Waguespack authors the chapter “Airline Marketing.”
The book provides a unique series of chapters on air transport issues with the airline and airport industries, as well as the challenges facing managers in those respective fields. Within the handbook’s 25 chapters, it provides a unique repository of current knowledge and critical debate covering key sectors of the air transport industry to provide a definitive, trustworthy resource that is both vital and new to researchers, scholars and students of air transport management.
Learn more about the Routledge Companion to Air Transport Management.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus will offer a free, two-week online class focusing on aircraft maintenance, inspections, safe and efficient integration of daily operations and how to effectively manage global challenges facing the industry.
Scheduled to run from Feb. 26 to March 12, the Aviation Maintenance Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will be taught by Embry-Riddle faculty as well as experts from the aviation industry and is open to the public.
“As the industry changes and adapts to new environments, we have to educate ourselves on how to successfully navigate those challenges, to make the most out of potential opportunities,” said Dr. Bettina Mrusek, lead faculty for the Aviation Maintenance MOOC. “Our students will get a real-world look at the industry, from multiple perspectives. We are not only focused on the maintenance technician, but also on those supervising and leading them.”
In addition to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Aviation Maintenance offered through Embry-Riddle Worldwide, the university also offers a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Maintenance Science at its residential campus in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Registration is currently open at worldwide.erau.edu/massive-open-online-courses.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University faculty specializing in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) recently helped draft a comprehensive UAS Pilots Code (UASPC) guide for experienced and new drone users to enhance safety and efficiency in UAS operations.
Embry-Riddle will host the 2018 American Society of Engineering Education Southeastern Section Conference, set for March 5-6 at the Shores Resort in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The event, organized by eight engineering faculty members, will feature appearances by Board of Trustees member Nicole Stott (DB ’87), an artist and retired astronaut; Dr. Donna Riley; Kamyar Haghighi, Head of the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University; Embry-Riddle President P. Barry Butler; and Dean of College of Engineering, and Dr. Maj Mirmirani. Students taking part in poster presentations will attend the conference for free, sponsored by the Embry-Riddle Office of Undergraduate Research. Pre-conference workshops will take place March 4 on Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus. Registration will remain open until March 6, with early registration ending Feb. 16.
For more information, visit https://commons.erau.edu/asee-se/, or contact faculty coordinator Dr. Lulu Sun, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s oldest and largest institution of higher learning specializing in aviation and aerospace, will participate for the seventh consecutive time in the Singapore Airshow 2018 on Feb. 6-11 at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore.
Throughout the week, university representatives and leadership as well as faculty, students, graduates and special guests will be at the Embry-Riddle Chalet at CS20 and Exhibition stand at N77.