Structures, Structural Dynamics, & Materials Award
Established in 1967, the Structures, Structural Dynamics, & Materials Award is presented to an individual who has been responsible for an outstanding sustained technical or scientific contribution in aerospace structures, structural dynamics, or materials. It is not presented in the years that the Walter J. and Angeline H. Crichlow Trust Prize, AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Award or Ashley Award for Aeroelasticity are presented. This biennial award (even numbered years) is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum.
Nomination Deadline: 1 July
- Full Name: Richard R Heldenfels
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For outstanding contributions to understanding of the behavior of structures and materials in the environment of high-speed flight, the development of facilities for elevated temperature testing, and for leading research and development of advanced composites for commercial aircraft application