Evening Banquet with Speaker

Thursday, September 26 • 6:00-9:00 pm

Mr. Mason is a nationally recognized expert in space power and propulsion systems with 30+ years of professional experience at the NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland Ohio. He is currently serving a Detail Position at NASA Headquarters in the Space Technology Mission Directorate as the Principal Technologist for Power, Energy and Thermal Systems. In that position, Mr. Mason develops the agency strategy for investments in space power and thermal management technologies. He previously served as Chief of the Thermal Energy Conversion Branch in the Power Division at GRC, responsible for the development of Stirling radioisotope generators and advanced fission power systems for science and human exploration missions. Mr. Mason is the recipient of the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal (2006), the Rotary National Stellar Award (2010), R&D100 Award (2013) and the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal (2014).  He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cleveland State University.

Lee Mason
NASA Glenn Research Center