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Jamal Madni

Meet some of the many technical experts at Boeing who are making the impossible possible.

A Humanity From Math
Jamal Madni (right), speaks Urdu, Hindi and English. His proficiency in math gives him another language to express his problem-solving skills – which comes in handy in his role at Boeing as a strategic integrator who looks for patterns across broad R&D investment portfolios.
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Other People stories
Q&A with Sharon Arroyo, a Boeing Technical Fellow in advanced mathematics.
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Boeing Technical Fellow John Vassberg created a metallic 2.7 percent scale model of an airplane that’s played an important role in aerospace research.
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Boeing Technical Fellow Jim Mabe explains how alloys that change shape in flight could enable new aerospace breakthroughs.
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    Technical Articles

    IQ’s content includes articles from the Boeing Technical Journal, a peer-reviewed periodical for Boeing subject-matter-experts to capture and leverage knowledge. Research coverage includes all manner of commercial and defense product development, as well as products and services spanning land and sea, to air and space, and through cyberspace.

    While the expansive BTJ archive remains exclusive to Boeing employees, IQ offers selected articles to all readers; these articles are indicated with a “BTJ” heading.

    BTJ: Batteries and the Environment

    BTJ: Batteries and the Environment

    This paper looks at the options for aerospace batteries, which is a needed precursor of increased electrification of aircraft.

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    BTJ: Simulations, For the Right Choice

    BTJ: Simulations, For the Right Choice

    This paper explains how a Monte Carlo analysis shows the effect over a product’s life if resources are allocated differently.

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    Innovation's New Look

    Innovation's New Look

    How Boeing photographers and computer engineers came together to invent a more efficient design process.

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    Patent Spotlight

    Patent Spotlight

    Here’s a look at a few of Boeing’s many latest ideas and technical breakthroughs recently granted or published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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    Thought Leadership

    Greg Hyslop, chief technology officer and senior vice president of Engineering, Test & Technology

    It All Adds Up
    Mathematics will continue to be foundational to Boeing’s work, especially as the company’s work becomes more software driven, and data grows in importance as a valuable resource, says Greg Hyslop, Boeing chief technology officer.
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    Other Thought Leadership Columns

    Senior Technical Fellow Tom Grandine, an expert in applied mathematics, details the connection between math – including the invention of the finite element method for solving partial differential equations – and future technology.
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    Pattada Kallappa, of the Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center in Bangalore, explains how this location has become a Boeing hub for software and data analytics.
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      About Us

      Innovation Quarterly is a publication by and for the community of technical professionals at Boeing worldwide. Expected release of each edition is February, May, August and November. Comments and letters are invited by email and may be published in subsequent editions. Submissions are subject to editing; no more than 90 words will be published. To submit a letter to the editor, email candace.k.barron@boeing.com.

      On the cover: Sharon Arroyo is a Boeing Technical Fellow and an applied mathematician in the Boeing Math Group.

      Publisher: Greg Hyslop | Associate Publisher: Peter Hoffman
      Website: Junu Kim | Conan Kisor

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