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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes, Jr. Award

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    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the American Society for Composites announce a joint-society award in honor of the late Dr. James H. Starnes, Jr. of NASA Langley Research Center. This award was established to foster and recognize the values that Jim Starnes treasured and inspired, and that his friends and colleagues admired, namely leadership and extraordinary participation in the profession consisting of:


    1. continued significant contribution to, and demonstrated promotion of, the field of structural mechanics over an extended period of time emphasizing practical solutions
    2. high professionalism
    3. strong mentoring of and influence on colleagues, especially younger colleagues
    4. contributions to high-level boards, committees, investigations, and other such activities


    The procedures followed for nomination differ from the usual format of both societies. Nominators are encouraged to carefully read the nomination instructions.


    The next award will be presented in 2021. All nomination elements must be compiled by the Nominator in a single pdf file which is to be submitted to the AIAA Awards Administrator at by the deadline of 1 June 2020.


    AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Nomination Instructions


    AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Nomination Form