Information Systems Award
The Information Systems Award is presented for technical and/or management contributions in space and aeronautics computer and sensing aspects of information technology and science. All nominations must emphasize the nominee’s specific contributions to aerospace information systems and detail the nominee’s specific contribution to aerospace information. This award is presented biennially (in odd-numbered years) generally at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum.
Nomination Deadline: 1 July
- Full Name: Algiradas Avizienis
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For original conception and development of "Fault Tolerant Computing" and his leadership in theoretical and practical application of highly reliable aerospace computers.