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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Ground Testing Award

Established in 1975, the Ground Testing Award is presented for outstanding achievement in the development or effective utilization of technology, procedures, facilities, or modeling techniques for flight simulation, space simulation, propulsion testing, aerodynamic testing, or other ground testing associated with aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is presented annually at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Prof Zonglin Jiang
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For skillful leadership in conceiving, developing and successful commissioning of the world’s largest shock tunnel capable of true hypersonic flight simulation.