Jeffries Aerospace Medicine and Life Sciences Research Award
Recognizing the importance to aeronautics of scientific endeavors in the field of medicine, the Jeffries Aerospace Medicine and Life Sciences Research Award was established in 1940 to honor the memory of the American physician, John Jeffries, whose scientific investigations were published in a “Narrative of Two Aerial Voyages” in 1786. This annual award is generally at the International Conference on Environmental Systems.
Nomination Deadline: 1 October
- Full Name: Mr. Gautam Badhwar
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of outstanding work as Program Scientist for the second Spacelab Life Sciences (SLS-2) mission, which resulted in a deeper understanding of the physiological consequences of space flight on crew health and performance.