ISAK is delighted to host Dr. Firouz Naderi on 19. 05.2017 at 18:00 in “Bauingenieur kleiner Hörsaal”.
We will talk about the path to success and the role of team working, critical and creative thinking and so on.
Dr. Naderi is the former Director of Solar System Exploration at NASA’s JPL where he spent more than 30 years in various technical and senior executive positions. Best known for his leadership of the Mars exploration program, he has contributed to some of the most iconic NASA robotic missions to various corners of the solar system. Dr. Naderi, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, has been honored multiple times including the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, Technology Hall Fame Medal, NASA’s outstanding leadership medal as well as NASA’s highest award – the Distinguished Service medal. For his contributions to the American Space Program, he was elected a “Fellow” of the American Institute of Aeronautic and Astronautic (AIAA). In March 2016, Asteroid 1989 EL1 was renamed Asteroid “Naderi 5115” for his career contributions to space science and exploration. "