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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Air Breathing Propulsion Award

Established in 1975, the Air Breathing Propulsion Award is presented to an individual for sustained, meritorious accomplishment in the arts, sciences, and technology of air breathing propulsion systems.This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition. Nomination Deadline: 1 February 2020
  • Full Name: Dr William H Heiser
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding contribution to the advancement of jet engine technology. As a pioneer of modern turbine aerodynamics, he was instrumental in the justification of the national Aeropropulsion System Test Facility, and a major contributor to the teaching and writings of his field