Mission Area Executive
David VanWie is the Precision Strike mission area executive. VanWie is an active member of the U.S. science and technology community and has published more than 140 papers in the fields of high-temperature fluid dynamics, plasma aerodynamics, and hypersonic air-breathing propulsion systems. He holds a research faculty position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University and is currently serving on the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies National Research Council. He is also a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.