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Thermophysics Award

The Thermophysics Award was established in 1975, and is presented for an outstanding singular or sustained technical or scientific contribution by an individual in thermophysics, specifically as related to the study and application of the properties and mechanisms involved in thermal energy transfer and the study of environmental effects on such properties and mechanisms. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Astroonautics Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Prof Amir Faghri
  • AIAA Citation: For significant and sustained contributions in developing both simple and advanced thermophysical models–notably in evaporation, solidification, and melting, free surface flows, and phase change