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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