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Fluid Dynamics Award

The Fluid Dynamics Award was approved by the Board of Directors in 1992 and is presented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the behavior of liquids and gases in motion as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Dr Philippe R Spalart
  • AIAA Citation: In recognition of contributions to applied turbulence modeling and of pioneering work in the direct simulation of turbulent boundary layers and in merging fluid dynamics concepts and aero-acoustic models for aircraft-related noise predictions.