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William Piper General Aviation Systems Graduate Award

This program was instituted in 1985 by the Air Breathing Propulsion Technical Committee in honor of Gordon C. Oates. Eligible applicants will be participating in research endeavors in air breathing propulsion as part of their graduate studies. Official recognition and presentation of the check to the recipient will be made in conjunction with the Awards Presentation Ceremony at the AIAA PROPULSION/ENERGY Forum. In addition, the AIAA Foundation will present the recipient with a special recognition plaque in honor of this award.
  • Full Name: Dr Phillip J Ansell
  • Category: Graduate
  • Notes: Phillip earned his undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from Penn State University, and has been pursuing his graduate studies at the University of Illinois. He has earned an MS in aerospace engineering from Illinois and is currently pursuing his PhD under the advising of Prof. Mike Bragg. Upon completion of his PhD, Phillip will be conducting postdoctoral research at Illinois and plans on pursuing an academic career at a high research activity university