For Release: Jan. 28, 1998
RELEASE NO. 98-005
NASA TECHNOLOGY - HOW AEROSPACE GETS TO YOUR HOME
NASA's past and present technology touches the lives of people
everyday at home, in their cars and as part of their medical care.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, Dr. Joseph S. Heyman, will highlight these
commercialization successes in a presentation on NASA technology.
Highlighted will be new products for air quality, materials,
sensors and health.
Heyman, Director of the Technology Applications Group (TAG)
at NASA Langley Research Center, is responsible for the Center's
technology partnership programs with industry. The group provides
leadership for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
Programs, Space Act Agreements with non-aerospace industries,
licenses and patents with industry partners.
Heyman holds more than 16 patents and has received many awards
for his research, including eight technology transfer awards.
A media briefing will be held at 1:15 p.m. in the Wythe Room of
the NASA Langley H.J.E. Reid Conference Center, 14 Langley
Boulevard in Hampton. Media who wish to attend this briefing should
contact Janice Johnson (757) 864-6123. Heyman's talk begins at 2
A similar presentation will be given by Heyman at 7:30 p.m. at
the Virginia Air and Space Center (VASC)
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