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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aeroacoustics Award

The Aeroacoustics Award was established in 1973 and is presented for an outstanding technical or scientific achievement resulting from an individual's contribution to the field of aircraft community noise reduction. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA AVIATION Forum or at the AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference. Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Thomas G Sofrin
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For his pioneering theoretical and experimental investigations of fan tone noise generation and propagation. His widely acknowledged contributions provided the fundamental design criteria for developing modern turbo-fan engines with significantly reduced community noise lev