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Aerospace Design Engineering Award

Approved by the Board of Directors in 1992, the Aerospace Design Engineering Award was established to recognize design engineers who have made outstanding technical, educational or creative achievements that exemplifies the quality and elements of design engineering. This award is presented biennially (in even-numbered years) at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech). Nomination Deadline: 1 July 2019
  • Full Name: Boeing/NASA Team, X-36 Tailless Fighter Agility Research Aircraft Team
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For the implementation of new integrated product definition design processes and advanced design technology that made the X-36 an extremely successful, low-cost program.
  • Notes: Award accepted by Bruno Lohmueller, the Boeing Company and Mark Sumich, NASA Ames Research Center.