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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award

Established as a separate award in 1991, the Plasmadynamics & Lasers Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the physical properties and dynamical behavior of matter in the plasma state and lasers as related to need in aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Dr Joseph J Shang
  • AIAA Citation: In recognition of a distinguished career with pioneering contributions in the development of advanced computing procedures for simulation of Aerodynamics, Electromagnetics, Non-Equilibrium Reacting Flows, and Plasma-Magneto-Aerodynamics Interaction.