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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Fluid Dynamics Award

From inception to 1991, this award was presented as the Fluid Dynamics and Plasmadynamics Award. In 1992 it became the Fluid Dynamics Award and is presented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the behavior of liquids and gases in motion as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Dennis M Bushnell
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For exceptional leadership and inventiveness in turbulence control for drag reduction and for supersonic low-disturbance wind tunnels, and for significant pioneering work in high Mach number turbulent boundary layers, slot injection, and turbulence modeling