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Lyle N. Long
Professor of Aerospace Engineering, , Computational Science , and Mathematics
Director, Computational Science Graduate Minor Program
Graduate Program in Neuroscience
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Service, Joint Appointments, and Committees

In addition to my home department of Aerospace Engineering, I have faculty appointments in:
I am also:
Portion of Fresco in Old Main Bldg.
I am involved with these journals:

I am a member of the following technical committees :

  • IEEE Neural Network Technical Committee, 2013 - present
    • Task Force Leader in Spiking Neural Networks
  • International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (BRIMS), 2016-present

I am a member of the following Penn State committees :

  • Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 2009-present
I belong to the following organizations :
And previously was on:
  • Advisory Committee for Computing, College of Engineering
  • Technical Committee, International Workshop on Parallel Computations for Neural Networks (PCNN 2016) , Innsbruck, Austria, July 18-22, 2016.
  • AIAA Software Systems Technical Committee, 2008 - 2013, (Chair, 2008 - 2010)
  • Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Test, Evaluation, and Verification and Validation for Autonomous Systems Workshop, Invited Member, Dayton, OH, Jan., 2014.
  • Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Space Plug and Play Architectures Workshop, Invited Member, Albuqueque, NM, Sept. 2011.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR/STTR Phase I: Modeling, Simulation & Analytics Panel, Invited Member, Aug., 2013.
  • Editor-in-Chief and Founder, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, July 2002 to Jan. 2006.
  • AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee, 2006 - 2012
  • IEEE Autonomous Mental Development Technical Committee, (and Robotics Task Force), 2009 - 2011
  • IEEE Intelligent Systems Applications Technical Committee, 2004-2011
  • AIAA Computing Systems Technical Committee, 2002 - 2013
  • Organizing committee for AIAA InfoTech , in Atlanta, GA, Apr. 20-22, 2010
  • NSF Campus Bridging Task Force, 2009 - 2010
  • Review Committee for Endowed Chairs and Professorships, College of Engineering, Penn State Univ., 2009-2011
  • Strategic Planning/Executive Committee of the AIAA InfoTech Conference, 2009-2010
  • Organizing committee for IEEE Computational Intelligence, in Nashville, Mar. 30 - Apr. 2, 2009.
  • Organizing committee for AIAA InfoTech , in Seattle, Apr. 6-9, 2009
  • AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Organizing Committee, 2003 - 2006
  • Technical Co-Chair AIAA Information Technology Conference, (InfoTech), Wash., D.C., Sept. 2005
  • NASA Langley Research Center, Safety-Critical Software Peer Review Panel Member, Dec., 2008
  • AIAA 1st Intelligent Systems Conference, Organizing Committee, 2004
  • 1st European Micro Air Vehicles Conference, Germany, Organizing Committee, 2004
  • European Micro Air Vehicle Conference (EMAV) and Flight Competition , Organizing Committee, Braunschweig, Germany, July, 2006
  • Chairman of Committee to form new IT-related AIAA Journal, (Called JACIC), Jan. 2002 - July 2002.
  • MathWorks Advisory Board, 2006
  • AIAA Publications Committee
  • NCSA User Advisory Committee
  • NASA Ames Rotorcraft Peer Review Committee (1999 and 2000)
  • Big 10 Teaching and Learning with Technology Committee
  • School of IST Building Committee
  • School of IST Faculty Search Committee
  • AIAA Aeroacoustics Technical Commitee
  • AIAA Fluid Dynamics Technical Commitee
  • AHS Aerodynamics Committee
  • AHS Aeroacoustics Committee
  • Penn State Faculty Senate
  • Aerospace Engineering Promotion and Tenure Committee