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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: Prof Roddam Narasimha
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For new insights into many branches of fluid dynamics, including transition and the interface between laminar and turbulent flows, turbulent shear flows and the atmospheric surface layer, and rarefied gas dynamics, as well as for his exceptional leadership in aeronautics research and teaching