Ira Grant Hedrick

Ira Hedrick


Ira Grant Hedrick

BSCE ‘36

Vice President of Engineering

Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation


Mr. Hedrick began his career at Grumman as a Stress Analyst in 1943.  Throughout his career with the company, he has worked closely with the U.S. Navy and NASA to take advantage of new structural materials and manufacturing techniques to develop more efficient airframes for the country’s foremost high performance military aircraft.


He received a Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering from Princeton University in 1937.  He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Visiting Committee for the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT.