Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award
Established as a separate award 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 George Emanuel
- AIAA Citation: For pioneering analysis work on Chemical Lasers and Invention of a CW chemically pumped visible ultraviolet laser based controlled condensation.