Daniel Guggenheim Medal
The Daniel Guggenheim Medal was established in 1929 for the purpose of honoring persons who make notable achievements in the advancement of aeronautics. The Medal is jointly sponsored by AIAA, ASME, SAE, and AHS.
Administration of the Medal resides with AIAA.<a href=http://www.guggenheimmedal.org>www.guggenheimmedal.org</a>
This annual award is generally presented at the Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala. However, it may be presented at another event, selected by the Board of Award and Medalist.
Nomination Deadline: 1 February
- Full Name: Dr Richard T Whitcomb
- AIAA Citation: For seminal contributions in aeronautics, including the development of the Area Rule, Supercritical airfoil. And Winglet concept, which are the basis for modern aerodynamic design