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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 Forum and Exposition. Nomination deadline: October 1
  • Full Name: Dr Lars E Ericsson
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding aerodynamic advancements in the field of unsteady, separated and vortex flows, through experimental and analytical development and their application to the development of launch vehicles, space shuttle, re-entry vehicles, aircraft and missile configurations