The Thermophysics Award was established in 1975, and is presented for an outstanding singular or sustained technical or scientific contribution by an individual in thermophysics, specifically as related to the study and application of the properties and mechanisms involved in thermal energy transfer and the study of environmental effects on such properties and mechanisms. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Astroonautics Forum (AVIATION).
Nomination Deadline: 1 October
- Full Name: Dr Datta V Gaitonde
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of technical expertise and innovation, leadership within the international thermophysics community, and commitment to the development of researchers across government, industry and academia.