The Aerodynamics Award, approved by the Board of Directors in 1983, is presented for meritorious achievement in the field of applied aerodynamics, recognizing notable contributions in the development, application, and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts and methods. This annual award is generally prsented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics (AVIATION) Forum. Nomination deadline: October 1
- Full Name: Dr John C Vassberg
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of air vehicle aerodynamic design and optimization; and for exceptional leadership and technical expertise in advancing CFD drag reduction and prediction capabilities.