Amy Alving, PhD

1986 Hertz Fellow
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Amy Alving serves on the Board of Directors for Howmet Aerospace, Fannie Mae and DXC Technology, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Princeton University.

Amy received her Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and her PhD in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University. Her career took her from academia (Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics at University of Minnesota) to policy (as a White House Fellow and Director of Special Projects Office at DARPA) and to private industry (Chief Technology Officer at Leidos (formerly, SAIC)).

Graduate Studies

Princeton University
Fluid Mechanics
Boundary Layer Relaxation from Convex Curvature

Undergraduate Studies

Stanford University


1992, Packard Fellow, David & Lucile Packard Foundation; 1997, White House Fellow, White House

How Amy is Making an Impact

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