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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerodynamics Award

The Aerodynamics Award, approved by the Board of Directors in 1983, is presented for meritorious achievement in the field of applied aerodynamics, recognizing notable contributions in the development, application, and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts and methods. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics (AVIATION) Forum. Nomination deadline: October 1
  • Full Name: Dr John E Lamar
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For developing aerodynamic analysis and design methods for wings having strong leading-edge-vortex flow and for developing and experimentally verifying favorable shaping of wings and strakes to exploit vortex flow for performance improvement