Teledyne Brown engineer to talk on solving U.S. space program challenges

Published: Apr 14, 2010 4:00:00 PM
Media Contact: Sally Credille,, 334-844-3447

Michael Soutullo, chief engineer of aerospace systems at Teledyne Brown Engineering will present "Multidisciplined Engineering in Today's Ever-Changing Environment" on Thursday, April 15, at 2 p.m. in 1124 Shelby Center. His presentation is hosted by Auburn's Department of Biosystems Engineering.

Soutullo will discuss the importance of using multidisciplinary approaches to solving complex engineering challenges in the U.S. space program. The discussion will highlight his experiences leading engineering teams performing payload integration and cargo packing design for the International Space Station, as well as developing the new lunar lander and Ares I rocket system.

Soutullo received his bachelor's degree from Auburn in 1980 in what is now known as biosystems engineering. He has more than 30 years of experience in program management, systems engineering and mechanical design of complex systems for the manned space flight program at NASA. His aerospace experience with Teledyne Brown Engineering includes roles on the International Space Station, Shuttle Mir, Spacelab and Space Shuttle Programs.