Dr. Angela Trego, PE, is the Structures Director for Practical Aeronautics and currently works at Utah Valley University as a faculty member in Technology Management. She is also a consultant providing expertise in teaching technical and program management short courses. Angela is one of Utah Business’s 2010 “30 Women to Watch” and won the “Rising Star” award at the 2009 Women Tech Council celebration. Angela was recently a senior manager at Varian Medical Systems where she led strategic technology development. Previously, Dr. Trego was a director of engineering at ATK Launch Systems developing new rockets and prior to that, a principle engineer for Boeing Phantom Works working on corporate wide structural health monitoring programs. Dr. Trego has two patents and is the author of over 50 publications and presentations ranging from the develpment of passive damping techniques to the modeling of corrosion damage in structures. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS, MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering. She is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Washington. She is an associate fellow member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Angela is actively engaged in mentoring, Expanding Your Horizons, the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and on the board of directors for Women Tech Council. Angela has taught as an adjunct faculty member for Seattle University, Brigham Young University and the Australian Defence Force Academy.