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mechanical and aerospace engineer

Ruth Marie Heffernan, American mechanical and aerospace engineer. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Solar Energy Society, American Helicopter Society, Pi Tau Sigma, Delta Psi.

Background

Heffernan, Ruth Marie was born on March 20, 1963 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of John Timothy and Marie Ann (Considine) Heffernan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985. Master of Science in Aeronautics, Stanford University, 1989.

Career

Aerospace engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, since 1985. Conducts experimental and theoretical research of helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Solar Energy Society, American Helicopter Society, Pi Tau Sigma, Delta Psi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: windsurfing, skiing, travel, tai chi, music.

Connections

father:
John Timothy Heffernan

mother:
Marie Ann (Considine) Heffernan