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    Recognition

    Recognition

    Applied Aerodynamics
    AIAA 2012-2668, "A Transonic Laminar-Flow Wing Glove Flight Experiment: Computational Evaluation and Linear Stability," by Matthew W Roberts, Helen Reed, and William Saric, Texas A&M University.

    The following awards are scheduled to be presented at the AIAA Aerospace Sciences – Fluid Sciences Event:

     

    Aerodynamics Award

    Neal T. Frink, NASA Langley Research Center

    "For meritorious achievement in the field of applied aerodynamics through notable contributions in the development, application, and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts and methods."

     

    Fluid Dynamics Award

    Donald O. Rockwell, Lehigh University

    "For contributions to a fundamental understanding of vortex dominated flows and their characterization with quantitative imaging."

     

    Ground Testing Award

    Jack (Jagdish) S. Sokhey, Rolls Royce North American Technologies, Inc. (LibertyWorks)
    "For exceptional service, leadership, and technical contribution in the advancement of jet engine technology; performed through testing of small-scale and full-scale research models and jet engines."

     

    Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award

    Joseph Verdeyen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    "For major contributions in the fields of gas and semiconductor lasers, plasma discharge technologies, and the mentoring of young engineers and scientists." 

     

    Thermophysics Award

    Gerald E. (Gerry) Schneider, University of Waterloo

    "For outstanding, pioneering, and sustained contributions in developing simple and advanced numerical methods for computational heat transfer, algebraic equation solvers, phase change energy transport, all-speed flows, and conduction heat transfer."

     

    Best Papers

    Aerodynamic Measurement Technology

    AIAA 2013-0033, "NO PLIF Visualization of the Orion capsule in LENS-I," by Chris Combs and Noel Clemens, The University of Texas at Austin; Paul Danehy and Brett Bathel, NASA-Langley Research Center; Ronald Parker, Tim Wadhams, Michael Holden, CUBRC; and Benjamin Kirk, NASA Johnson Space Center.

     

    Applied Aerodynamics

    AIAA 2012-2668, "A Transonic Laminar-Flow Wing Glove Flight Experiment: Computational Evaluation and Linear Stability," by Matthew W Roberts, Helen Reed, and William Saric, Texas A&M University.

     

    Fluid Dynamics

    AIAA 2012-0086, "Investigation of aspect ratio and dynamic effects due to rotation for a revolving wing using high-fidelity simulation" by Daniel Garmannand Miguel Visbal, ARFL; and Paul Orkwis, University of Cincinnati.

     

    Ground Testing

    AIAA 2012-3318 "High Reynolds Number Active Blowing Semi-Span Force Measurement System Development," by Keith Lynn, Ray Rhew, Michael Acheson, Gregory Jones, William Milholen, and Scott Goodliff, NASA Langley Research Center.

     

    Plasmadynamics and Lasers

    AIAA 2013-0922 "Flame Propagation Enhancement of Ethylene by Addition of Ozone" by Matthew Pinchak and Ephraim Gutmark, University of Cincinnati; Timothy Ombrello and Campbell Carter Air Force Research Laboratory; and Viswanath Katta, Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.

     

    Thermophysics

    AIAA 2013-0304 "An Equilibrium Ablation Boundary Condition for the Data-Parallel Line-Relaxation Code" by Matthew MacLean, CUBRC.

     

    Best Student Papers

    Applied Aerodynamics

    AIAA 2012-2668, "A Transonic Laminar-Flow Wing Glove Flight Experiment: Computational Evaluation and Linear Stability," by Matthew W Roberts, Helen Reed, and William Saric, Texas A&M University.

     

    Plasmadynamics and Lasers

    AIAA.2012-0822, "Fundamental Processes of DBD Plasma Actuators Operating at High Altitude," by Alexander Duchmann, Bernhard Simon, Philip Magin, Cameron Tropea, and Sven Grundmann, Technical University of Darmstadt.

     

    David Weaver Thermophysics

    AIAA 2012-3311,"Large Eddy Simulations of the Hydrodynamic and Thermal Fields from a Cylindrical Film Cooling Hole," by Lucky Tran, Perry Johnson, and Jayanta Kapat, University of Central Florida.

     

    Other Recognition

    During the AIAA Aerospace Sciences - Fluid Sciences Event, the Organizing Committees of the AIAA CFD Drag Prediction Workshops Series is being recognized "For Lasting Contributions to the Enduring Success and Worldwide Influence."  Click here to view additional details.