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Durand Lecture for Public Service

The Durand Lecture, named in honor of William F. Durand, was approved by the Board of Directors in 1983. It is presented for notable achievements by a scientific or technical leader whose contributions have led directly to the understanding and application of the science and technology of aeronautics and astronautics for the betterment of mankind. This lecture is presented during the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 February
  • Full Name: Dr Sheila E Widnall
  • Category: Lecture
  • AIAA Citation: “Engineering and Public Policy”