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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Propellants & Combustion Award

First presented in 1990, the Propellants and Combustion Award is presented for outstanding technical contributions to aeronautical or astronautical combustion engineering. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 February 2020
  • Full Name: Dr Vigor Yang
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding contributions to the study of unsteady combustion in chemical propulsion systems including solid-and liquid-propellant rockets, hybrid rockets, ramjet/scramjet engines, gas-turbine engines, pulse detonation engines, and solid- and liquid-propellant guns.