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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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>. Please visit this page for nomination form and requirements 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: William R Sears
  • Category: Premier Award
  • AIAA Citation: For lifelong contributions to Aeronautics in industry and academia from the aerodynamics of the flying wing to the invention of the adaptive wind tunnel. ”