Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award
Approved by the Board of Directors in 1991, the Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the physical properties and dynamical behavior of matter in the plasma state and lasers as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation Forum (AVIATION).
Nomination Deadline: 1 October
- Full Name: Dr Yuri P Raizer
- AIAA Citation: For lifelong original contributions to shock wave physics, gasdynamics, explosion physics, gas discharge physics, and interaction of laser radiation with plasmas.