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: Joseph Verdeyen
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For major contributions in the fields of gas and semiconductor lasers, plasma discharge technologies, and the mentoring of young engineers and scientists.