Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP, FHEA, is the Structures Director for Practical Aeronautics. She is a consultant providing expertise in project management and teaching engineering technical short courses. In 2018, she was recognized as one of the top teachers at Utah Valley University and won the Faculty Excellence Award. Angela was one of Utah Business’s 2010 “30 Women to Watch” and won the “Rising Star” award at the 2009 Women Tech Council celebration. Angela has been a faculty member at Utah Valley University. She had taught as an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University, Brigham Young University and the Australian Defence Force Academy. As a senior manager at Varian Medical Systems she led the research and development group. Previously, Dr. Trego was a director of engineering at ATK Launch Systems developing new rockets and prior to that a principal engineer for Boeing Phantom Works working on corporate wide structural health monitoring programs. Dr. Trego has two patents and is the author of over 80 publications and presentations ranging from the development of passive damping techniques using composites to the development of engaged teaching methodologies. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS, MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering. Angela is both a licensed professional engineer (Washington State) and a certified project management professional. Angela is an associate fellow member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, on the executive board of directors for Women Tech Council, executive board of directors for Empower Playgrounds Inc., and currently serves as a member of the Engineering Accreditation Commission for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.