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Lockheed Martin vice president to give lecture at NMSU Nov. 18

Eugene R. Dionne, a vice president with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. in Denver, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Thomas and Brown Room 104 on the New Mexico State University campus.

ic of Dionne's lecture will be "The Importance of Systems Engineering to Successful Program Management." The lecture is part of a Distinguished Speakers Program sponsored by General Dynamics and the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NMSU.

Dionne joined Lockheed Martin in 1994 and assumed his current position in November 2003. He leads the technical and operational functions of a $1.2 billion line of business.

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Dionne had a 26-year career with the U.S. Air Force, primarily in the areas of research, development and acquisition of space systems and technologies. His last assignment was as director of space and missiles technologies at Phillips Laboratory (now the Air Force Research Laboratory) in Albuquerque.

Dionne holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Auburn University.

Dionne's lecture is being held in conjunction with two courses in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering: Systems Engineering/Program Management and Space Mission Analysis and Design.
For more information call Gary Geyer at (505) 526-4343.