Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award Open for Nominations 1 July 2020 1 October 2020

The Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award was approved by Board of Directors in 1995 and is presented for continued contributions and achievements toward the advancement of advanced aerodynamics flowfield and surface measurement techniques for research in flight and ground test applications. Formerly presented in even-numbered years, beginning in 2017, this award is presented biennially (in odd-numbered years) generally at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition. Nomination Deadline: 1 October

Award Recipients

2019

  • Prof Markus Alden
    Lund Institute of Technology
    Awarded
    Award: 2019 Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award
    AIAA Citation: For wide ranging and pioneering work in developing and applying laser diagnostic techniques, including linear and non-linear approaches, for study of fundamental and practical combustion

2017

  • Dr Joseph A Schetz
    Virginia Tech
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For more than 40 years of seminal contributions in shear stress sensors for complex flows.

2016

  • Dr Alan C Eckbreth
    Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For seminal contributions to the emerging field of laser diagnostics for combustion, especially for his work in coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) spectroscopy.

2014

  • Prof Alexander J Smits
    Princeton University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For advancement of quantitative techniques in extreme conditions including high Reynolds numbers and compressible flows, and in particular for research aiding understanding of hot-wire anemometry.”

2012

  • Prof John Sullivan
    Purdue University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: In recognition of outstanding contributions to pressure and temperature sensitive paint technology development for aerodynamic measurements.

2010

  • Prof Walter R Lempert
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: In recognition of innovative and significant contributions to the development of aerodynamic measurement techniques and technology, and for its novel application to aerodynamic and plasmadynamic flows.

2008

  • Prof Robert P Lucht
    Purdue University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For vital contributions to experimental and theoretical development of linear and nonlinear spectroscopies for studying combustion and aerodynamics and for outstanding service to AIAA.

2006

  • Dr Larry P Goss
    Innovative Scientific Solutions Incorporated
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For outstanding and significant contributions to the development and application of optical/laser-based diagnostic instrumentation to propulsion systems and air and space vehicles.

2004

  • Dr James D Trolinger
    MetroLaser Inc
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: In recognition of pioneering research in interferometry and holography as applied to aerodynamic and aero-optical measurement technology

2002

  • Dr Ronald J Adrian
    Arizona State University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For elevating Particle Imaging Velocimetry to a powerful flow diagnostic tool through innovative processing approaches and for his role teaching the world this technology

2000

  • Prof Richard B Miles
    Texas A&M University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: In recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions to the invention and development of advanced concepts in aerodynamic measurement technology, and for significant educational and leadership contributions to the field

1998

  • Dr Robert L McKenzie
    MetroLaser Inc
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: In recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions to research and development in the field of Aerodynamic Measurement Technology

1996

  • Prof Ronald K Hanson
    Stanford University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For pioneering contributions to spectroscopic measurement techniques in aerodynamic and reacting flowfields, and their dissemination through dedicated teaching and cooperative research with an international influence