The Dava Newman speeches explore her aims to create innovative space suit designs that will help improve performance. Newman is a Professor of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Engineering Systemts, as well as the Director of the technology and policy program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Notre dame in Aerospace Engineering, and in 1992 she achieved a Ph.D. in Aerospace Biomedical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Newman has received several honors and awards such as, 'The World Record for Women’s Human-Powered Hydrofoil Speed,' in 1991, and the 'NASA Manned Flight Awareness Team' Award in 1995. The Dava Newman speeches provide interesting insights into the aeronautics field.