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Excellence in Aerospace Standardization Award

The Excellence in Aerospace Standardization Award is presented to recognize substantive contributions by individuals that advance the health of the aerospace community by enabling cooperation, competition, and growth through the standardization process. Such individuals may have been committee chairs, project leaders, or industry executives; the award is intended to recognize substantive accomplishment. Professional activity to be documented in the nomination package should include contributions that occurred within the last 5 years. Specific to this award, AIAA must receive five complete nominations in order for the award to be made. The nominee may not be a member of the Standards Executive Council for the past two years (24 months). This award is generally presented biennially (odd-numbered years) at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum. The next award will be made in 2019. Nomination Deadline: 1 July 2018
  • Full Name: Dr David Finkleman
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For significant advancements in international cooperation and standardization in the area of space system and ground system operations and design.