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Doug Buettner received his Ph.D. in astronautical engineering from the University of Southern California. Dr. Buettner is the Deputy Chief Scientist of the Acquisition Innovation Research Center, a multi-university applied research center led by the Stevens Institute of Technology. He has over 30 years of industry experience in the engineering of aerospace and software-intensive systems for the Department of Defense (DOD) and NASA. Dr. Buettner is also an adjunct professor in the University of Utah’s Mechanical Engineering Department’s Systems Engineering Program, teaching space mission engineering.

QUOTE  "Joining the SCU’s board of directors is both an honor and a profound responsibility. Recognized as a preeminent international organization engaged in the scientific investigation of UAPs, I am eager to further contribute to SCU's pioneering mission of expanding our understanding of this global phenomena."

Dr. Doug Buettner

Board Member 

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