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Fluid Dynamics Award

From inception to 1991, this award was presented as the Fluid Dynamics and Plasmadynamics Award. In 1992 it became the Fluid Dynamics Award and is presented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the behavior of liquids and gases in motion as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Dr Milton D Van Dyke
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For pioneering contributions in perturbation methods and profound influence on the use of analytical methods in aeronautics through the text ''Perturbation Methods in Fluid Mechanics