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

At the top of the game
Boeing this year advanced 11 teammates to the role of Senior Technical Fellow, the highest achievement for technical leadership. This distinction recognizes their commitment to professional and personal excellence, as well as their stature as a worldwide expert in their fields. Meet the newest Boeing colleagues who have earned this title.
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Other People stories
Boeing engineer Ben Goeller tells how his experience flying a CH-47 Chinook helps him understand the customer’s perspective
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Q&A with Antonini Puppin-Macedo (right), managing director for Boeing Research & Technology Brazil
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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: Estimating Chances of Rare Incidents

    BTJ: Estimating Chances of Rare Incidents

    This paper explores a method of estimating the probability of rare accidents in complex non-stationary systems.

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    BTJ: Chemicals, Rules and Proactive Plans

    BTJ: Chemicals, Rules and Proactive Plans

    This paper examines how adopting a proactive strategy in complying with worldwide chemical regulations can drive business.

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    BTJ: Aerospace and the Environment

    BTJ: Aerospace and the Environment

    This paper explores an industrywide effort, featuring Boeing, to help aerospace address the world’s many environment-related laws.

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    Hands Across The Water

    Hands Across The Water

    Learn about Dynamic Ocean, a virtual environment to help Boeing develop new maritime systems.

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    Colors of the wind

    Colors of the wind

    Boeing engineers specializing in computational fluid dynamics are using their know-how in areas such as astronomy.

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    Boeing, You Can Ship My Car

    Boeing, You Can Ship My Car

    How did Boeing help a university’s solar car team get its vehicle from the Midwest United States to a race in Australia?

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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

    A World Of Technical Know-How
    As the global leader in aerospace innovation, Boeing has a worldwide perspective on its business – and on its technology partnerships, says Dr. Greg Hyslop, Boeing chief technology officer.
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    Other Thought Leadership Columns

    Autonomous advantage in Australia
    Senior Technical Fellow Shane Arnott explains why Australia is where Boeing launched its largest autonomous systems development program outside the United States.
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      Technology Radar

      Laramie, Wyoming; Boise, Idaho

      A partnership of the University of Wyoming and Idaho Power Co. has, for the first time, captured direct observation of cloud seeding, using both ground-based radar and research aircraft radar, as well as high-resolution computer modeling.

      Quantified Cloud Seeding

      Chicago, Illinois

      Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a graphene-oxide-coated "nanosheet" that may improve the commercial viability of lithium-metal batteries. Compared to traditional batteries, lithium-metal batteries are lighter and have higher energy density, but have faced reliability issues.

      Reliable Lithium-Metal Batteries

      Kyoto, Japan

      Scientists from Kyoto University and the Japanese firm Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International have built a neural network algorithm that reproduces images seen and imagined by people.

      Images Constructed from Brain Activity

      Hangzhou, China

      Chinese additive manufacturing company Dedibot has launched a concept “open-ended” additive manufacturing printer that flies, which would allow it to print objects of unlimited size.

      Flying 3D Printer

      Cologne, Germany

      Scientists at the German Aerospace Center have tested a solar receiver/reactor that stores energy, allowing continuous day and night operation.

      Nighttime Solar Reactor

      San Antonio, Texas

      Engineers from the Southwest Research Institute have created a flash memory storage system that can record data up to 100 times faster than existing systems, which could allow better data gathering by satellites or deep space missions.

      Flash Memory Storage

      Provo, Utah

      Using photophoretic optical trapping— moving and illuminating a particle with laser beams—a team at Brigham Young University has produced 3D images that levitate in space.

      True Holograms

      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: Boeing’s newest Senior Technical Fellow are (from left) P.J. Wilcynski, Joe Brinker, Len Inderhees, Janice Karty, Michael Drake, Ian Fialho, Ian Willson, Jay Lowell, John Sullivan, Kevin Paxton and Don Farr.

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

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