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Misty Davies, Ph.D.


Associate Editor for the Journal of Aerospace Information Systems ‘Software Challenges in Aerospace’ Special Issue. To appear in 2014.

NASA Lead for the FAA/NASA Software Assurance Research Transition Roadmap.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Software Technical Committee 2010-Present
     Publications Chair 2013
     Conference Chair 2012
     K-12 STEM Education Chair 2011

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Small Satellite Technical Committee 2013-Present


Chair, 1st Software Challenges in Aerospace Workshop. Held at the AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2013. Program committee is currently being formed for the second workshop, which is planned for January 2015.

Technical Chair for Software, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Boston, MA, August 2013.

Mechanical Engineering Women’s Group, Stanford University 2004-2008
     President 2005-2007
     Helped to organize the 6th-8th annual Welcome Receptions for Graduate Engineering Women and the 8th-10th annual Women’s Perspectives in Engineering Seminar.

Society of Women Engineers 2002-Present
     President, Northern Arizona University Student Section 2003
     Community Service Chair, Northern Arizona University Student Section 2002
     Helped design and run a science experiment for middle school students who were visiting Stanford. Created a program where women and minority engineers at NAU performed science experiments with middle school and high school students. Nominated an 8th grade girl who attended Space Camp on a SWE scholarship. Organized Habitat for Humanity events.

Contributing Participant, Workshop on Mentoring for Engineering Academia II, July 2007

Graduate Student Member of Stanford Faculty Search Committee, 2006


Research Engineer
Intelligent Systems Division
Ames Research Center
Mail Stop 269-1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

Phone: +1 (650) 604-0476
Email: Misty.D.Davies "at"

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