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    2015 Press Releases

    AIAA Press Releases

    Our complete archive of 2015 news releases

    Tuesday, 24 November
    Anthony Waas Wins 2016 AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Award
    Honored for Pioneering Contributions in the Development of Methods for Progressive Damage Analysis of Materials and Structures

    Thursday, 19 November
    AIAA to Assume Publication of Air Traffic Control Quarterly
    Journal Name Changed to Journal of Air Transportation Effective January 1, 2016

    Thursday, 19 November
    Distinguished Lecturers to Speak at AIAA Science and Technology Forum
    Lectures to Focus on Basic and Applied Research and Public Service

    Wednesday, 18 November
    AIAA Science and Technology Forum to be Held in San Diego, California, January 4–8, 2016
    Event to Focus on Science and Technology Policy, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and the Intersection of Design and Aerospace Innovation

    Friday, 13 November
    Awards to be Presented at AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition
    Awards Recognize Technical Achievements Outstanding Educators, and Literary Excellence

    Friday, 23 October
    AIAA Mourns the Death of Frederick C. Durant III
    AIAA Fellow Emeritus and Former President of the American Rocket Society

    Monday, 19 October
    AIAA Mourns the Death of George E. Mueller
    Honorary Fellow, Past President, and Former Associate Administrator of the NASA Office of Manned Space Flight

    Friday, 16 October
    AIAA Foundation Announces Winner of its Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition

    Wednesday, 14 October
    AIAA Congratulates Alan Mulally on Election to International Air & Space Hall of Fame
    Will be Inducted at Ceremony on November 19 at San Diego Air & Space Museum

    Wednesday, 7 October
    Nayaranan Komerath Wins 2016 J. Leland Atwood Award
    Honored for Sustained Efforts to Enhance the Depth and Breadth of Learning in Aerospace Education

    Tuesday, 6 October
    Joshua Rovey to Receive 2016 Lawrence Sperry Award
    Honored for His Impact on the Field of Plasmadynamics and Space Propulsion

    Tuesday, 29 September
    AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2014–2015 Undergraduate Team Engine Design Competition

    Monday, 28 September
    AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2014–2015 Team Graduate Aircraft Design Competition

    Tuesday, 22 September
    New Book Focuses on Birth of Soviet Union's Air and Missile Defense System
    Details Technical and Policy Considerations that Drove Development of Systems

    Friday, 18 September
    AIAA Announces Candidates for its 2016 Board of Directors Election

    Monday, 14 September
    AIAA Marks National Aerospace Day
    Salutes Aerospace Professionals and Thanks Them for Shaping The World as We Know It

    Wednesday, 9 September
    AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its Undergraduate Team Aircraft Design Competition

    Tuesday, 8 September
    AIAA Announces Class of 2016 Associate Fellows
    Will be Honored on January 4, 2016, at Ceremony in San Diego, California

    Thursday, 27 August
    AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of its 2014 - 2015 Undergraduate Team Space Transportation Design Competition

    Thursday, 20 August
    Ayodeji T. Bode-Oke Wins AIAA 2015 Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement in Aeronautics
    Winner is from the University of Virginia

    Wednesday, 19 August
    AIAA Marks National Aviation Day
    Salutes the Aerospace Industry’s Drive to Push Boundaries and Tackle Seemingly Unsolvable Problems

    Monday, 17 August
    AIAA to Recognize Achievements During AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition
    Awards Honor Accomplishments in Space Operations, Aerospace History Literature, Space Systems, and Space Program Management

    Monday, 10 August
    AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum to be Held in Pasadena California
    Forum Will Explore Future of Space Exploration, Expansion of Commercial Space Efforts, Cybersecurity, and Human Settlement of Space

    Thursday, 6 August
    AIAA Announces Section Award Winners
    Awards Honor Outstanding Section Programming in a Variety of Categories

    Thursday, 6 August
    AIAA Mourns the Death of Dale D. Meyers

    Wednesday, 22 July
    AIAA Foundation Presents Graduate Awards

    Thursday, 16 July
    Panel to Examine Future of Renewable and Sustainable Energy in Florida

    Tuesday 14 July
    AIAA to Present Awards at its Propulsion and Energy Forum
    Awards Honor Achievements in Propulsion and Power Technology Development and Engineering Excellence

    Monday, 13 July
    AIAA Foundation Presents Nine Undergraduate Scholarships

    Tuesday, 7 July
    Propulsion and Energy Forum Comes to Orlando
    Future of Global Cooperation and Economic Development, Energy Trends, Future Systems, and Workforce Needs Among Discussion Topics

    Thursday, 26 June
    AIAA Congratulates Dennis Muilenberg on Becoming CEO of The Boeing Company

    Friday, 5 June
    AIAA to Celebrate Achievements in Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems at AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015

    Thursday, 4 June
    AIAA to Celebrate Achievements in the Aerospace Sciences at AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015

    Wednesday, 3 June
    Boeing 787-8 Development Team to Receive the 2015 Elmer A. Sperry Award
    To be Presented at AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition in Dallas, Texas

    Wednesday, 27 May
    AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015 to Explore
    Pushing the Boundaries of the Imaginable: Leveraging the Aviation Ecosystem

    Globalization, NextGen Implementation, NASA Aeronautics, and Aviation Cybersecurity Featured Discussion Topics

    Monday, 27 April
    Alan Mulally to Receive the AIAA/ASME/AHS/SAE Guggenheim Medal
    Honored for Leadership in the Creation, Design, Development, and Manufacture of Commercial Airplanes, Exemplified by the Boeing 777

    Friday, 17 April
    AIAA Announces 2015 Board of Directors Election Results
    Welcomes James “Jim” Maser as President-Elect

    Tuesday, 31 March
    Roy V. Harris to Receive the AIAA 2015 Distinguished Service Award
    Honored for 58 Years of Service to AIAA

    Monday, 30 March
    Jean-Jacques Dordain to Receive the AIAA 2015 Goddard Astronautical Award
    Honored for Outstanding Vision and Leadership in Space Exploration

    Monday, 16 March
    AIAA Congratulates Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for Gulfstream G650 Jet Winning the 2014 Collier Trophy

    Monday, 16 March
    The Honorable Ralph M. Hall to Receive the AIAA 2015 Public Service Award
    Honored for Outstanding Service to and Leadership of the U.S. Space Program

    Friday, 13 March
    William J. Emrich Named AIAA 2015 Engineer of the Year
    Honored for Work on the Megawatt-Class Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environmental Simulator

    Wednesday, 11 March
    AIAA and ASA California Chapter Team for Fourth Annual California Aerospace Week

    Tuesday, 10 March
    Russell Cummings and Andreas Schuette Win AIAA 2015 International Cooperation Award
    Honored for Outstanding Leadership of an International Team Exploring Stability of Air and Sea Vehicles

    Friday, 27 February
    Ramesh K. Agarwal Wins AIAA 2015 Reed Aeronautics Award
    Honored for Outstanding Leadership in Aerospace Education and Research and Advancing Wide Range of Aerospace Vehicles

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015
    AIAA Statement on Marion Blakey's Departure from the Aerospace Industries Association

    Monday, 23 February 2015
    X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Team Wins 2015 AIAA Foundation Award of Excellence
    Honored For Creating a Durable, Affordable, Autonomous, Reusable Space System

    Tuesday, 3 February 2015
    AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to Confer Top Honors
    Black Tie Event Honors Aerospace's Best and Brightest

    Friday, 23 January 2015
    AIAA Presents Awards at International Student Conference
    Event Part of AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2015

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
    AIAA Mourns the Death of Eugene E. "Gene" Covert
    AIAA Honorary Fellow

    Friday, 16 January 2015
    AIAA Announces its Class of 2015 Fellows and Honorary Fellows
    Four Honorary Fellows and 22 Fellows Selected

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015
    Alexander J. Smits Appointed Editor-in-Chief of AIAA Journal

    Friday, 9 January 2015
    Son of The Boeing Company’s Founder William E. Boeing and Committed Preservationist of Aerospace History