Dr. Angie Bukley is the Associate Dean, Professor and Space Studies Program Director for the International Space University, Strasbourg, France. Dr. Bukley has over 20 years of professional experience in defense and space systems and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, with a specialty in Control Theory, from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Dr. Bukley is a Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and is the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA. From October 1998 through October 2003, she was employed by The Aerospace Corporation in Albuquerque, NM, USA and was assigned to the Airborne Laser (ABL) System Program Office where she was initially the Chief Systems Engineer and Deputy Lead for the Beam Control Fire Control Integrated Product Team and then was Chief of the Ballistic Missile Defense System Integration Branch. Dr. Bukley was also the Director of Laser Applications for The Aerospace Corporation. Prior to joining Aerospace, Dr. Bukley worked with a number of defense contractors on a wide variety of programs. She also spent seven years at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama where she directed the Large Space Structures Laboratory and worked on remote sensing applications. She is a faculty member of the International Space University in Strasbourg, France and has held department and team project chair positions during the ISU Summer Session Program since 1995. She also teaches Space Engineering courses in theISU Master of Space Studies Program. Dr. Bukley has directed a number ISU team projects exploring Space Tourism and applications of space remote sensing technologies to climate monitoring, resource management, and disaster mitigation and response. She is active in the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (Associate Fellow), American Astronautical Society, International Federation for Automatic Control, Society of Women Engineers, National Space Society, and American Society for Engineering Education.