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Fender honored as Univ. of Oklahoma distinguished alumna

17 February 2009

SPIE Fellow Janet Fender has received a 2009 Univ. of Oklahoma's Distinguished Alumni Award, the university announced last month. Fender, who represents the natural sciences, is the scientific adviser to the commander and chief scientist of Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.

As command chief scientist, she provides scientific expertise and technical guidance throughout the Air Combat Command. Fender works to identify leading-edge technologies and uses them to create effective, rapid enhancements to warfighting capabilities.

With her service to the Air Combat Command, Fender also is a member of the United Nations Space Surveillance Expert Group. Read the complete press release: http://casweb.ou.edu/home/news/press/press_20090213daa.html.