For Release: Sept. 23, 1996
RELEASE NO. 96-162
TENNEY NAMED DIRECTOR OF AIRFRAME SYSTEMS AT NASA
Dr. Darrel Tenney has been named director of the Airframe
Systems Program Office at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton,
Tenney formerly was chief of the Materials Division, a position
he held since 1987.
Tenney joined NASA in 1974 as a senior researcher. He
subsequently held positions as a group leader, head of the Applied
Materials Branch, and assistant chief of the Materials
Prior to joining NASA, Tenney was assistant professor of
materials engineering at Virginia Tech.
He has co-authored more than 80 technical papers, given numerous
technical presentations at national and international conferences
and has been active in national technical societies, including the
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering and
the American Society of Materials (ASM). Tenney is a fellow of the
ASM and chairman of its Aerospace Technical Division.
He was awarded the Presidential Rank Award in 1992 for his
outstanding technical leadership and personal contributions to the
NASA Structural Materials Research and Technology Program.
Tenney earned a doctorate in materials engineering from Virginia
Tech and is a graduate of a Harvard University management
He and his wife, Linda, live in Poquoson.
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