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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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    Honorary Fellows and Fellows

    AIAA Honorary Fellow

    The title of Honorary Fellow, the highest distinction conferred by AIAA, is granted to preeminent individuals who have had long and highly contributory careers in aerospace, and who embody the highest possible standards in aeronautics and astronautics. 

    The 2012 AIAA Honorary Fellows are: 


    Arnold D. Aldrich,

       Aldrich & Associates

    Paul D. Nielsen,

       Software Engineering Institute

    Robert J. Stevens,

       Lockheed Martin Corporation

    AIAA Fellow

    The distinction of Fellow is conferred upon those members of the Institute who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics and astronautics.

    The 2012 AIAA Fellows are: 


    Nadine Aubry, Carnegie Mellon University

    Carlos E. Cesnik, University of Michigan

    John W. Daily, University of Colorado, Boulder

    David B. Doman, Air Force Research Laboratory

    J. Phillip Drummond, NASA Langley Research Center

    Jeffrey M. Forbes, University of Colorado, Boulder

    Subramanyam R. Gollahalli, The University of Oklahoma

    Ralph Heath,Lockheed Martin Corporation

    David K. Holger, Iowa State University

    James A. Horkovich, Raytheon Missile Systems

    James E. Hubbard Jr., NationalInstitute of Aerospace

    Mordechay Karpel, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

    Hitoshi Kuninaka, JapanAerospace Exploration Agency

    John S. Langford, Aurora Flight Sciences

    Azad M. Madni, Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc.

    Moshe Matalon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Arun K. Misra, McGill University

    Roger Ohayon, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

    Ellen M. Pawlikowski, U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

    J. V. R. Prasad, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Mark E. Russell, Raytheon Company

    Robert S. Ryan, Consultant

    John D. Schmisseur, Air Force Office of Scientific Research

    Mary L. Snitch, Lockheed Martin Corporation

    John Sullivan, Purdue University

    Miguel R. Visbal, Air Force Research Laboratory

    Norman M. Wereley, University of Maryland

    David A. Whelan, Boeing Defense, Space & Security