Aerospace Design Engineering Award
Approved by the Board of Directors in 1992, the Aerospace Design Engineering Award was established to recognize design engineers who have made outstanding technical, educational or creative achievements that exemplifies the quality and elements of design engineering. This award is presented biennially (in even-numbered years) at the AIAA SCITECH Forum.
Nomination Deadline: 1 July
- Full Name: Ernest L Thomas
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For overcoming significant technical difficulties and engineering challenges during the design, development, and successful demonstration of a flightweight Advanced Solid-Divert Propulsion System.