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Aprille Ericsson

4.3333 out of 5

Rocket Scientist, Technologist & STEM Educator

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 Aprille Ericsson Biography

Dr. Aprille J. Ericsson is an Aerospace Engineer, who has held numerous positions in education, technically and athletically. While attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) she worked in the Space Systems Laboratory and worked on a fiber optic gyroscope in the Physics Laboratory.

Dr. Ericsson’s early research at Howard University (HU) was developing control methods for orbiting large space platforms like International Space Station. She has served as an Adjunct Faculty member at several Universities. Currently, she sits on Engineering Academic boards at the National Academies, and MIT and previously at HU as a Trustee and as the Chair of the HU Middle School of Mathematics and Science.

During her 25+ year tenure with NASA, Dr. Ericsson has worked as Aerospace Engineer, Technologist, Project and Program Manager and Executive. In 2017, she assumed the position of New Business Lead for the NASA GSFC Instrument Systems and Technology Division. Just prior, she served as the Capture Manager for a proposed Astrophysics mid-sized Class Explorer, called STAR-X.

Prior to that proposal development, Dr. Ericsson served as the GSFC Program Manager for SBIR/STTR. Formerly, she served as the Deputy to the Chief Technologist for the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate. As an Instrument Project Manager she has led spaceflight instrument teams and proposal developments for instruments ranging from $15M to $500M. As an Attitude Control Systems analyst, Dr. Ericsson developed practical control methods, and analyzed structural dynamics for several space science missions. She served as a NASA HQs Program Executive for Earth Science, and a Business Executive for Space Science.

Dr. Ericsson is also an athlete. Throughout her life she has competed in basketball, flag football and softball. She played on National ranked softball teams which have won two Coed Worlds numerous Stat Championships, and a Women's military World tournaments. She has been voted women’s MVP for coed flag football. Dr. Ericsson’s dedication to youth has also continued as a basketball, softball, baseball and T-ball Coach. She also enjoys skiing, tennis and cycling for fun.

Dr. Ericsson has won numerous awards. She was the first person of color to receive the prestigious “2016 Washington Award” from the Western Society of Engineers. Dr. Ericsson is the first female to receive a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University, and the first African-American civil servant female to receive a Ph.D. in Engineering at NASA GSFC. She received her B.S. in Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering from MIT. In 2018, she was named a recipient of the Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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Aprille Ericsson

4.3333 out of 5

Rocket Scientist, Technologist & STEM Educator

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Aprille Ericsson Biography

Dr. Aprille J. Ericsson is an Aerospace Engineer, who has held numerous positions in education, technically and athletically. While attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) she worked in the Space Systems Laboratory and worked on a fiber optic gyroscope in the Physics Laboratory.

Dr. Ericsson’s early research at Howard University (HU) was developing control methods for orbiting large space platforms like International Space Station. She has served as an Adjunct Faculty member at several Universities. Currently, she sits on Engineering Academic boards at the National Academies, and MIT and previously at HU as a Trustee and as the Chair of the HU Middle School of Mathematics and Science.

During her 25+ year tenure with NASA, Dr. Ericsson has worked as Aerospace Engineer, Technologist, Project and Program Manager and Executive. In 2017, she assumed the position of New Business Lead for the NASA GSFC Instrument Systems and Technology Division. Just prior, she served as the Capture Manager for a proposed Astrophysics mid-sized Class Explorer, called STAR-X.

Prior to that proposal development, Dr. Ericsson served as the GSFC Program Manager for SBIR/STTR. Formerly, she served as the Deputy to the Chief Technologist for the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate. As an Instrument Project Manager she has led spaceflight instrument teams and proposal developments for instruments ranging from $15M to $500M. As an Attitude Control Systems analyst, Dr. Ericsson developed practical control methods, and analyzed structural dynamics for several space science missions. She served as a NASA HQs Program Executive for Earth Science, and a Business Executive for Space Science.

Dr. Ericsson is also an athlete. Throughout her life she has competed in basketball, flag football and softball. She played on National ranked softball teams which have won two Coed Worlds numerous Stat Championships, and a Women's military World tournaments. She has been voted women’s MVP for coed flag football. Dr. Ericsson’s dedication to youth has also continued as a basketball, softball, baseball and T-ball Coach. She also enjoys skiing, tennis and cycling for fun.

Dr. Ericsson has won numerous awards. She was the first person of color to receive the prestigious “2016 Washington Award” from the Western Society of Engineers. Dr. Ericsson is the first female to receive a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University, and the first African-American civil servant female to receive a Ph.D. in Engineering at NASA GSFC. She received her B.S. in Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering from MIT. In 2018, she was named a recipient of the Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Aprille Ericsson Videos

  • Climate Change as It Relates to Ice | Aprille Ericsson
    Ice, Ice Baby is a discussion by Dr. Aprille Ericsson, an aerospace engineer who has spent most of her career at the NASA Goddard Space Flight...
  • Let's Go To Mars! | Aprille Ericsson | TEDxBaltimore
    Aprille Ericsson is the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University. She is currently an...
  • Aprille Ericsson | Space is for Everyone
    Aprille Ericsson talks about her passion for engineering and space, from a young girl growing up in Bookland, NY, to a trailblazing African American...

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  • How to book Aprille Ericsson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Aprille Ericsson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Aprille Ericsson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Aprille Ericsson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Aprille Ericsson?

    Booking fees for Aprille Ericsson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Aprille Ericsson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Aprille Ericsson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Aprille Ericsson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Aprille Ericsson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Aprille Ericsson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Aprille Ericsson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Aprille Ericsson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Aprille Ericsson for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Aprille Ericsson generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Emily Calandrelli, Danielle Feinberg, Olympia LePoint, Story Musgrave, M.D. and Yvonne Cagle. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Aprille Ericsson for an upcoming event.

Aprille Ericsson Speaker Videos

  • Climate Change as It Relates to Ice | Aprille Ericsson
    Ice, Ice Baby is a discussion by Dr. Aprille Ericsson, an aerospace engineer who has spent most of her career at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She discusses some of the missions as they...
    Let's Go To Mars! | Aprille Ericsson | TEDxBaltimore
    Aprille Ericsson is the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University. She is currently an aerospace engineer at NASA Goddard Space Flight...
  • Aprille Ericsson | Space is for Everyone
    Aprille Ericsson talks about her passion for engineering and space, from a young girl growing up in Bookland, NY, to a trailblazing African American woman leading in her field as an aerospace...

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