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 Shi Tsan Wu
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of outstanding technical achievement as a scientist and educator in pioneering MHD theory on the dynamic processes in the solar plasmas and solar-terrestrial relations that laid the foundations for space weather prediction.