Advisory Board

Dr. Angie Bukley

Angie Bukley, Ph.D. is the Senior Strategist and Chief Systems Engineer in the Strategic Assessment & Studies Division, Civil Systems Group at The Aerospace Corporation. Her duty station is Houston, TX, USA.
Before rejoining Aerospace, she served as Dean and Vice President for Academics and Research at the International Space University in Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France from September 2009 – August 2014. She is a 1993 alumna of the ISU Space Studies Program and has been an ISU faculty member since 1998. She acquired her undergraduate and masters degrees at Mississippi State University and her Ph.D. at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Angie has held teaching and academic administration positions at Ohio University and the University of Tennessee. Prior to entering academe, she was Director of Laser Applications for The Aerospace Corporation. She has also worked with a number of defense contractors on a wide variety of programs. She spent seven years as a civil servant at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama where she directed the Large Space Structures and Controls Laboratory and then managed remote sensing programs at the Global Hydrology and Climate Center.
With over 90 technical publications and more than 20 awards for technical achievement, including the 2003 University of Alabama in Huntsville Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award, Angie is active in many professional organizations and technical societies. Her research interests include system engineering, control system design for flight/orbital vehicles, and optical systems, and the study of human cognitive functions in microgravity. She has flown nearly 1,000 parabolas in the retired NASA Reduced Gravity Aircraft and European Space Agency Airbus A-300 “Zero-G” aircraft to conduct research in both of these areas.
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