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AIAA Press Releases

Our complete archive of 2015 news releases

Friday, 18 December
AIAA Applauds FY2016 Omnibus Spending Bill
Bill Provides Increased Funding for Important Aerospace Programs

Tuesday, 24 November
Anthony Waas Wins 2016 AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Award
Honored for Pioneering Contributions in the Development of Methods for Progressive Damage Analysis of Materials and Structures

Thursday, 19 November
AIAA to Assume Publication of Air Traffic Control Quarterly
Journal Name Changed to Journal of Air Transportation Effective January 1, 2016

Thursday, 19 November
Distinguished Lecturers to Speak at AIAA Science and Technology Forum
Lectures to Focus on Basic and Applied Research and Public Service

Wednesday, 18 November
AIAA Science and Technology Forum to be Held in San Diego, California, January 4–8, 2016
Event to Focus on Science and Technology Policy, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and the Intersection of Design and Aerospace Innovation

Friday, 13 November
Awards to be Presented at AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition
Awards Recognize Technical Achievements Outstanding Educators, and Literary Excellence

Friday, 23 October
AIAA Mourns the Death of Frederick C. Durant III
AIAA Fellow Emeritus and Former President of the American Rocket Society

Monday, 19 October
AIAA Mourns the Death of George E. Mueller
Honorary Fellow, Past President, and Former Associate Administrator of the NASA Office of Manned Space Flight

Friday, 16 October
AIAA Foundation Announces Winner of its Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition

Wednesday, 14 October
AIAA Congratulates Alan Mulally on Election to International Air & Space Hall of Fame
Will be Inducted at Ceremony on November 19 at San Diego Air & Space Museum

Wednesday, 7 October
Nayaranan Komerath Wins 2016 J. Leland Atwood Award
Honored for Sustained Efforts to Enhance the Depth and Breadth of Learning in Aerospace Education

Tuesday, 6 October
Joshua Rovey to Receive 2016 Lawrence Sperry Award
Honored for His Impact on the Field of Plasmadynamics and Space Propulsion

Tuesday, 29 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2014–2015 Undergraduate Team Engine Design Competition

Monday, 28 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2014–2015 Team Graduate Aircraft Design Competition

Tuesday, 22 September
New Book Focuses on Birth of Soviet Union's Air and Missile Defense System
Details Technical and Policy Considerations that Drove Development of Systems

Friday, 18 September
AIAA Announces Candidates for its 2016 Board of Directors Election

Monday, 14 September
AIAA Marks National Aerospace Day
Salutes Aerospace Professionals and Thanks Them for Shaping The World as We Know It

Wednesday, 9 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its Undergraduate Team Aircraft Design Competition

Tuesday, 8 September
AIAA Announces Class of 2016 Associate Fellows
Will be Honored on January 4, 2016, at Ceremony in San Diego, California

Thursday, 27 August
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2014 - 2015 Undergraduate Team Space Transportation Design Competition

Thursday, 20 August
Ayodeji T. Bode-Oke Wins AIAA 2015 Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement in Aeronautics
Winner is from the University of Virginia

Wednesday, 19 August
AIAA Marks National Aviation Day
Salutes the Aerospace Industry’s Drive to Push Boundaries and Tackle Seemingly Unsolvable Problems

Monday, 17 August
AIAA to Recognize Achievements During AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition
Awards Honor Accomplishments in Space Operations, Aerospace History Literature, Space Systems, and Space Program Management

Monday, 10 August
AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum to be Held in Pasadena California
Forum Will Explore Future of Space Exploration, Expansion of Commercial Space Efforts, Cybersecurity, and Human Settlement of Space

Thursday, 6 August
AIAA Announces Section Award Winners
Awards Honor Outstanding Section Programming in a Variety of Categories

Thursday, 6 August
AIAA Mourns the Death of Dale D. Meyers

Wednesday, 22 July
AIAA Foundation Presents Graduate Awards

Thursday, 16 July
Panel to Examine Future of Renewable and Sustainable Energy in Florida

Tuesday 14 July
AIAA to Present Awards at its Propulsion and Energy Forum
Awards Honor Achievements in Propulsion and Power Technology Development and Engineering Excellence

Monday, 13 July
AIAA Foundation Presents Nine Undergraduate Scholarships

Tuesday, 7 July
Propulsion and Energy Forum Comes to Orlando
Future of Global Cooperation and Economic Development, Energy Trends, Future Systems, and Workforce Needs Among Discussion Topics

Thursday, 26 June
AIAA Congratulates Dennis Muilenberg on Becoming CEO of The Boeing Company

Friday, 5 June
AIAA to Celebrate Achievements in Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems at AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015

Thursday, 4 June
AIAA to Celebrate Achievements in the Aerospace Sciences at AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015

Wednesday, 3 June
Boeing 787-8 Development Team to Receive the 2015 Elmer A. Sperry Award
To be Presented at AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition in Dallas, Texas

Wednesday, 27 May
AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015 to Explore
Pushing the Boundaries of the Imaginable: Leveraging the Aviation Ecosystem

Globalization, NextGen Implementation, NASA Aeronautics, and Aviation Cybersecurity Featured Discussion Topics

Monday, 27 April
Alan Mulally to Receive the AIAA/ASME/AHS/SAE Guggenheim Medal
Honored for Leadership in the Creation, Design, Development, and Manufacture of Commercial Airplanes, Exemplified by the Boeing 777

Friday, 17 April
AIAA Announces 2015 Board of Directors Election Results
Welcomes James “Jim” Maser as President-Elect

Tuesday, 31 March
Roy V. Harris to Receive the AIAA 2015 Distinguished Service Award
Honored for 58 Years of Service to AIAA

Monday, 30 March
Jean-Jacques Dordain to Receive the AIAA 2015 Goddard Astronautical Award
Honored for Outstanding Vision and Leadership in Space Exploration

Monday, 16 March
AIAA Congratulates Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for Gulfstream G650 Jet Winning the 2014 Collier Trophy

Monday, 16 March
The Honorable Ralph M. Hall to Receive the AIAA 2015 Public Service Award
Honored for Outstanding Service to and Leadership of the U.S. Space Program


Friday, 13 March
William J. Emrich Named AIAA 2015 Engineer of the Year
Honored for Work on the Megawatt-Class Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environmental Simulator

Wednesday, 11 March
AIAA and ASA California Chapter Team for Fourth Annual California Aerospace Week

Tuesday, 10 March
Russell Cummings and Andreas Schuette Win AIAA 2015 International Cooperation Award
Honored for Outstanding Leadership of an International Team Exploring Stability of Air and Sea Vehicles

Friday, 27 February
Ramesh K. Agarwal Wins AIAA 2015 Reed Aeronautics Award
Honored for Outstanding Leadership in Aerospace Education and Research and Advancing Wide Range of Aerospace Vehicles

Wednesday, 25 February 2015
AIAA Statement on Marion Blakey's Departure from the Aerospace Industries Association

Monday, 23 February 2015
X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Team Wins 2015 AIAA Foundation Award of Excellence
Honored For Creating a Durable, Affordable, Autonomous, Reusable Space System

Tuesday, 3 February 2015
AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to Confer Top Honors
Black Tie Event Honors Aerospace's Best and Brightest

Friday, 23 January 2015
AIAA Presents Awards at International Student Conference
Event Part of AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2015

Wednesday, 21 January 2015
AIAA Mourns the Death of Eugene E. "Gene" Covert
AIAA Honorary Fellow

Friday, 16 January 2015
AIAA Announces its Class of 2015 Fellows and Honorary Fellows
Four Honorary Fellows and 22 Fellows Selected

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
Alexander J. Smits Appointed Editor-in-Chief of AIAA Journal

Friday, 9 January 2015
AIAA MOURNS THE DEATH OF WILLIAM E. BOEING JR.
Son of The Boeing Company’s Founder William E. Boeing and Committed Preservationist of Aerospace History