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Boeing Distinguished Lecture: Darryl Davis

Can you imagine? That was the question presented by AAE alumnus Darryl Davis, president of Phantom Works for the Defense, Space and Security (BDS) business unit of The Boeing Company, for the 2017 William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture.

Purdue AAE alumnus Darryl DavisCan you imagine?

That was the question presented by AAE alumnus Darryl Davis, president of Phantom Works for the Defense, Space and Security (BDS) business unit of The Boeing Company, for the 2017 William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture.

Purdue AAE Boeing LectureDavis used pop culture references about advanced technology to frame his discussion, which weaved together a story of past, present and future.

During the lecture, Davis talked about past advances in technology and their importance to the continued development of our world. He also discussed work being done that would take us to Mars and beyond.

The William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture Series, named in honor of The Boeing Co.'s founder, is administered by the College of Engineering's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Started in 1999, the series features an internationally known speaker from the aerospace or air transportation industries.