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. Maurice Averner
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For contributions to NASA’s biology research programs both flight and ground, and his science guidance for the Life Sciences and Systems Technical Committee.