Structures, Structural Dynamics, & Materials Award
Established in 1967, the Structures, Structural Dynamics, & Materials Award is presented to an individual who has been responsible for an outstanding sustained technical or scientific contribution in aerospace structures, structural dynamics, or materials. It is not presented in the years that the Walter J. and Angeline H. Crichlow Trust Prize, AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Award or Ashley Award for Aeroelasticity are presented. This biennial award (even numbered years) is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum.
Nomination Deadline: 1 July
- Full Name: Dr Kumar G Bhatia
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For pioneering contributions to automated aeroelastic design of large commercial aircraft,and for technical leadership in developing advanced aeroelastic/aeroservoelastic design procedures based on high fidelity modeling in an industrial setting