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Former astronaut, combat fighter pilot and test pilot Brewster
Shaw (BSEM ’68, MSEM ’69) was named vice president
and general manager of the Boeing NASA Systems business unit. He is
responsible for the strategic direction of Boeing’s civil space
programs and the business unit key programs—Space Shuttle, International
Space Station, Checkout, Assembly & Payload Processing Services,
and Space Exploration Systems. Since 2003, Shaw had been chief operating
officer of United Space Alliance.
Bryan Hanson (BSNE ’88),
former manager of the Exelon Nuclear Limerick Generating Station in
eastern Pennsylvania, was named senior executive at the company’s
Clinton Power Station in central Illinois. He joined the company in
1988 and most recently was vice president of nuclear oversight for Exelon
We learned recently that Bruce
J. Benedict, who earned his master’s degree in nuclear
engineering in 1970, died Jan. 21. Benedict served in the U.S.
Air Force for four years and worked as a nuclear engineer for
Babcock and Wilcox for 23 years.