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Four Northrop Grumman Employees Honored At Society Of Women Engineer's Conference









FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) employees received awards this weekend at the annual conference of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), held in Baltimore. Christine Geosling received the Resnick Challenger Medal, named for Judith Resnick, NASA Mission Specialist on the Challenger space shuttle flight, for her visionary contributions to space exploration. Receiving Emerging Leader awards for their active engagement in engineering and outstanding technical accomplishments were Linh Dang, Sonja Domazet and Diane LaFortune.

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Geosling, an engineering manager in Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector, has 14 patents, two trade secret awards and has authored two book chapters and five technical papers. She directed research that improved laser gyro mirrors and helped produce enhanced optics chip development processes that increased the performance of Northrop Grumman fiber optic gyro navigators and inertial measurements units. Geosling earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Northwestern University and a doctorate in physical inorganic chemistry from the University of Southern California.

Dang, an automated production line manager in Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems sector, has received two Northrop Grumman Distinguished Invention Awards, a NASA Tech Brief Award, three patents and has authored or co-authored more than 10 peer-reviewed articles and papers. She led a team that developed some of the key fabrication processes in high electron mobility transistor technology. Dang earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, a master's in material science and engineering, and a master's in business administration, from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Domazet, a chief engineer in Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector, serves as an engineering program manager for a multimillion dollar research and development effort on next-generation navigation systems. Previously, as a lead systems engineer, she designed upgrades to display and navigation units for the F-5 aircraft. Domazet has started several employee resource groups, including one for women's development. She is a section representative for SWE–Los Angeles, and is the president of The Engineers' Council. She earned a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

LaFortune, a digital technology manager in Northrop Grumman's Electronic Systems sector, supports airborne tactical sensor programs. She was recently named a Northrop Grumman Engineering Fellow. LaFortune was responsible for the mechanical design of a new space-based, radio frequency transmitter for NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter which launched in 2009 and searched for water and conducted high-resolution radar mapping of the moon. Her team received NASA's Group Achievement Award. LaFortune was the lead mechanical engineer for the integrated electronic warfare suite and has served as president of the SWE Chicago section. She earned a bachelor's and master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

SOURCE Northrop Grumman Corporation

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