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2013 Press Releases

AIAA Press Releases

Our complete archive of 2013 news releases

Monday, 16 December 2013
AIAA Science and Technology Forum to Focus on Aerospace at a Crossroads
R&D Support, Design Costs, Workforce Challenges and the Shifting Technology Climate to be Discussed

Thursday, 5 December 2013
Awards to be Presented at AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition
Awards Recognize Technical Achievements and Literary Excellence

Thursday, 5 December
Distinguished Lecturers to Speak at AIAA SciTech Forum
Lectures Recognize Excellence in Astronautics, Research and Public Service

Wednesday, 20 November
AIAA Executive Director Sandra H. Magnus to Speak at San Diego Wind Tunnel
Will Discuss Importance of Students and Young Professionals to the Aerospace Industry

Tuesday, 19 November
AIAA Announces 2014 Fellows and Honorary Fellows
Official Presentation Takes Places in April at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala

Tuesday, 5 November
AIAA Announces 2014 Associate Fellows
165 New Associate Fellows to be Honored at AIAA SciTech Forum in January

Thursday, 10 October
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition

Tuesday, 8 October
AIAA Salutes World Space Week
Celebrates all that Space Science and Technology has Provided Humanity

Friday, 27 September
Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport and Site of Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft Plant to be Designated a Historic Aerospace Site
Stratford, Conn. Site Birthplace of the American Helicopter Industry

Monday, 23 September
AIAA Announces Section Award Winners
Awards Honor Outstanding Section Programming in a Variety of Categories

Monday, 23 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of 2012-2013 Graduate Team Aircraft Design Competition
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan., Wins First Place

Tuesday, 10 September
Cincinnati's Lunken Field to be Designated a Historic Aerospace Site
Original Site of the Embry-Riddle Company and Birthplace of American Airlines

Tuesday, 3 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of 2012-2013 Undergraduate Team Space Transportation Design Competition

Tuesday, 3 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of 2012-2013 Undergraduate Team Aircraft Design Competition

Tuesday, 3 September
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of 2012-2013 Undergraduate Team Space Design Competition

Thursday, 28 August
AIAA Announces Candidates for 2014 Board of Directors Election

Tuesday, 20 August
AIAA to Present Prestigious Awards at Space 2013 Conference & Exposition
Awards Honor Key Contributions to Space Science, Technology and Program Management

Friday, 16 August
Dr. Ping Lu Appointed As Editor-in-Chief of AIAA's Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics

Thursday, 8 August
AIAA SPACE 2013 Conference Set for San Diego
Focus on Sparking Ingenuity and Collaboration to Enable Mission Success

Wednesday, 31 July
Awards To Be Presented at AIAA AVIATION 2013 Conference
Awards Honor Achievement in Aircraft Design, V/STOL Technology, and Aerospace History

Tuesday, 30 July
AIAA Sets Out A Framework for Aviation Cybersecurity
Decision Paper Outlines "Cyber Threats to Aviation and How Government and Industry Can Respond"

Monday, 29 July
AIAA AVIATION 2013 Conference to Focus on State of Military Aviation
Keynote by Marion Blakey and Discussion of Future Challenges Facing Military Aviation Featured

Thursday, 10 July
AIAA Foundation Presents Scholarships to the Three Winners of the 2013 Iridium NEXT Scholarship Competition
Scholarships Recognize Student Excellence in STEM Subjects

Tuesday, 9 July
Cybersecurity of Global Aviation a Major Focus of AIAA Aviation 2013
Richard A. Clarke, Daniel E. Geer Jr. and Other Cybersecurity Experts to Address Cyber Threats at August Conference

Monday, 1 July
AIAA Congratulates Its Corporate Member CEOs Named to STEMconnector - 100 Leaders in STEM List

Thursday, 27 June
Team From Kapi‘Olani Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii, Wins Student "CanSat" Competition Sponsored by AIAA and AAS

Wednesday, 26 June
Elaine Camhi Announces Retirement from Editor-in-Chief Position at Aerospace America Magazine
Led Magazine for Over 22 Years

Thursday, 20 June
Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems Approves for Publication the Conjunction Data Message as a New International Standard

Thursday, 20 June
AIAA Congratulates Jim Albaugh on Being Named the Recipient of The Wings Club 2013 Distinguished Service Award
Award Honors Albaugh's Leadership During His Career With Boeing

Wednesday,19 June
AIAA Foundation Presents Graduate Awards
Five Graduate Students Receive a Total of $22,500 in Scholarships for 2013–2014 Academic Year

Wednesday, 19 June
AIAA Foundation Presents Undergraduate Scholarships
Eleven Undergraduates Receive $2,500 Scholarships for 2013–2014 Academic Year

Tuesday, 18 June
AIAA To Live Stream Two Sessions From Its Fluid Dynamics Conference
Sessions Celebrate 60 Years of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, With Focus on Hypersonics, and Achievement in Fluid Dynamics Research and Technology

Saturday, 15 June
AIAA Congratulates Paromita Mitra As She Competes in the Miss USA Pageant
AIAA Student Member and Aerospace Engineering Major Will Represent the State of Mississippi

Monday, 17 June
AIAA Accepting Board of Director Nominations

Thursday, 13 June
AIAA to Present Awards at International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference
Awards Recognize Achievement in Aerospace Power Systems and Energy Systems

Tuesday, 11 June
AIAA to Present Awards at 49th Joint Propulsion Conference
Awards Recognize Technical Excellence and Sustained Service

Monday, 10 June
Future of Aerospace Propulsion and Advanced Energy Systems Focus of San Jose Conferences
Discussions on Propulsion Policy, International Collaboration, Mission Requirements, and More on Tap

Tuesday, 4 June
AIAA Foundation Receives 2013 Best of Reston Award
Named Best Scientific Membership Association by Reston Award Program

Monday, 3 June
AIAA Endorses California Assembly's Aerospace Tax Credit Act
Bill Encourages Hiring in Aerospace Industry by Offering Tax Credits to Aerospace Employers

Thursday, 30 May
Leaders of 62 Scientific and Engineering Associations Ask Congress to Modify Restrictive Government Travel
OMB Memo's Restrictions on Attending Professional Conferences Threaten Vital National Interests

Friday, 24 May
AIAA Endorses California Senate's Space Flight Sales Tax Exemption Act
Bill Extends Sale and Use Tax Exemptions to Facilities Designed to Launch and Operate Space Vehicles

Thursday, 23 May
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and ACCUCOMS Extend Agreement for Shared Representation in Turkey to Europe, India, and MENA

Wednesday, 22 May
AIAA Selects Publishing Communication Group as Sales Partner in the Americas

Wednesday, 22 May
Pitcairn Field #2 In Pennsylvania to be Designated a Historic Aerospace Site
Site of First Successful Rotocraft Flight in the United States

Tuesday, 21 May
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of AIAA Region I Student Paper Competition
79 Students From 10 East Coast Colleges and Universities Take Part

Friday, 17 May
AIAA to Present Awards at June Conference
to Recognize Achievement in Technical Fields and Sustained Service to AIAA

Wednesday, 15 May
AAIA Congratulates U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman on Successful Launch of X-47B Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Carrier-Launched UAV Will Extend Strike Capacity of U.S. Navy

Tuesday, 14 May
AIAA and the Aeronautical Society of India Sign Cooperative Agreement
Memorandum of Understanding Will Enable Organizations to Collaborate in Areas of Mutual Interest

Tuesday, 7 May
AIAA Congratulates Dr. David Livingston on the 2,000th Installment of "The Space Show"
Challenges and Celebrations of the International Space Community Brought to Listeners Around the World

Friday, 3 May
AIAA Congratulates X-51A Waverider Team On Hypersonic Flight Test
Vehicle Achieved Sustained Flight at Hypersonic Speeds

Thursday, 3 May
AIAA Foundation Announces AIAA Region II Student Paper Competition Winners
150 Students From 16 Universities Competed on the Campus of North Carolina State University

Monday, 29 April, 2013
AIAA Congratulates Virgin Galactic on Successful In-Flight Test of SpaceShipTwo's Engines

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013
AIAA Foundtion Student Design/Build/Fly Winners Announced
17th Annual Event Drew 59 Teams from 25 States and 14 Foreign Nations

Monay, 22 April, 2013
Leaders of 53 Scientific and Engineering Associations Ask Obama Administration to Amend Government Travel Rules
OMB Memo's Restrictions on Attending Professional Conferences Threaten Vital National Interests

Monday, 22 April 2013
AIAA Celebrates Earth Day and Salutes the Role of Space-Based Technology in Protecting and Understanding Earth's Environment

Thursday, 18 April 2013
AIAA Mourns The Death of Honorary Fellow Kenneth F. Holtby
Key Designer of Boeing 747, 757 and 767 Aircraft

Tuesday, 16 April 2013
AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of Its Region VI Student Paper Competition
55 Students from 11 Colleges and Universities Take Part

Monday, 15 April 2013
AIAA Announces 2013 Board of Directors Election Results

Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Frank D. Robinson to Receive 2013 AIAA/ASME/AHS/SAE Guggenheim Medal
Honored for Conception, Design, and Manufacture of Quiet, Affordable, Reliable, and Versatile Helicopters

Thursday, 28 March 2013
AIAA Mourns the Death of Honorary Fellow Yvonne C. Brille
Inventor of Hydrazine Resistojet Propulsion Systems Received 2011 National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Awards to Be Presented at April Conference in Boston
Awards Honor Achievements in Aeroelasticity and Structural Mechanics

Tuesday, 5 March 2013
AIAA AVIATION 2013 Conference Debuts in Los Angeles
topics Addressed Will Include Cybersecurity, Energy, Environment, UAVs

Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Wins 2013 AIAA Foundation Award of Excellence
Honored for Significant Accomplishment in Space Exploration and Inspiring Global Fascination With Space

Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Professors Michael Hyer and Keith Kedward to Receive AIAA-ASC James H. Starne, Jr. Award

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
AIAA Announces New Title for Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication
Now Called Journal of Aerospace and Information Systems

Tuesdsay, 26 February 2013
AIAA to Host California Policy Symposium on Civilian UAV Applications
Featured Speakers Include Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, NASA Dryden Center Director David McBride

Wednesday, 20 February 2013
AIAA Deputy Executive Director Dr. Klaus D. Dannenberg Elected as Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Astronautics

Friday, 8 February 2013
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Wins Jay Hollingsworth Speas Airport Award
Recognized For Instituting Environmentally Friendly Smart Landscaping Criteria

Friday, 1 February 2013
AIAA Mourns the Death of Honorary Fellow James W. Plummer
Served as Director of the National Reconnaisance Office Under Presidents Nixon and Ford

Wednesday, 29 January 2013
AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to Confer top Honors
Event Will Also Recognize Newly Elected AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows

Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Timothy C. Lieuwen Selected As Editor-In-Chief of AIAA's Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics Book Series

Wednesday, 16 January 2013
AIAA Achieves Milestone of 100 Corporate Members

Friday, 11 January 2013
AIAA Announces Its Key Public Policy Issues for 2013

Tuesday, 2 January 2013
AIAA Conference in Dallas to Host Discussion on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Developments and Progress