Dryden Lecture in Research Award Open for Nominations 1 October 2019 1 February 2020

The Dryden Lecture in Research was named in honor of Dr. Hugh L. Dryden in 1967, succeeding the Research Award established in 1960. The Lecture emphasizes the great importance of basic and applied research to the advancement in aeronautics and astronautics and is a salute to research scientists and engineers. This annual Lecture is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech). Nomination Deadline: 1 February

Award Recipients

2019

  • Dr Joseph A Schetz
    Virginia Tech
    Awarded
    Award: Truss-Braced Wing Designs for High-Speed Transport Aircraft

2018

  • Prof Graham V Candler
    University of Minnesota
    Awarded
    Award: “The evolution and application of design and analysis capability to enable future scramjet-powered hypersonic aircraft.”
    AIAA Citation: The evolution and application of design and analysis capability to enable future scramjet-powered hypersonic aircraft.

2017

  • Dr Israel J Wygnanski
    University of Arizona
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Maturation of active flow control concepts for improved aircraft performance.”

2016

  • Dr Robert H Liebeck
    The Boeing Company
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Blended Wing Body Technology Readiness”

2015

  • Prof Ann P Dowling
    University of Cambridge
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Aeroacoustics”

2014

  • Dr Mark J Lewis
    Science & Technology Policy Inst/Inst for Def Analyses
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Taking the Hype Out of Hypersonics: Research Contributions to Operational High-Speed-Systems.”

2013

  • Dr Alan Epstein
    MIT
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Mechanics and Dynamics Research for Advanced Airbreathing Propulsion.”

2012

  • Dr William C Schneider
    Texas A&M Univ Retired
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Space Hardware Design – 50 Years of Unique Lessons Learned”

2011

  • Dr Chung K Law
    Princeton University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Energy Options for 21st Century Aeropropulsion”

2010

  • Prof David Ian Poll
    Cranfield Aerospace Ltd
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Potential for the Minimization of Aviation’s Impact on the Environment”

2009

  • Prof Peretz P Friedmann
    University of Michigan
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Aeronautics Research at Two Frontiers of Vehicle Development –Vibration Control in Rotorcraft and Hypersonic Aeroelasticity"

2008

  • Dr Steve W. Squyres
    Cornell University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Mars Robotics"

2007

  • Dr Berrien Moore
    University of New Hampshire
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Global Environment Change"

2006

  • Mr Charles R McClinton
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “X-43 – Scram Jet Power Breaks the Hypersonic Barrier”

2005

  • Prof R John Hansman
    Massachusettes Institute of Technology
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “The Impact of Information Technologies on Air Transportation”

2004

  • Prof Ilan M Kroo
    Stanford University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Innovations in Aeronautics"

2003

  • Dr Wesley T Huntress Jr.
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "The Pregnant Universe: From Hydrogen to Humans"

2002

  • Dr Elaine S Oran
    University of Maryland
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Matchsticks, Scramjets, and Black Holes: Numerical Simulation Faces Reality"

2001

  • Dr David Morrison
    NASA-Ames Research Center
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Astrobiology: Exploration of the Living Universe"

2000

  • Dr Charles Elachi
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Space Imaging Radar in Planetary Exploration and Earth Observation”

1999

  • Dr Robert G Loewy
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Avionics: A ‘New’ Senior Partner in Aeronautics”

1998

  • Dennis M Bushnell
    NASA Langley Research Center
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Frontiers of the 'Responsibly Imaginable' in Aeronautics”

1997

  • Dr Heinz Erzberger
    NASA-Ames
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Automation For Air Traffic Control-The Rise of A New Discipline”

1996

  • Prof John L Lumley
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Control of Turbulence”

1995

  • Dr Jason L Speyer
    UCLA
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “The Ups and Downs of Periodic Optimal Flight”

1994

  • Dr Eli Reshotko
    Case Western Reserve University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Boundary Layer Instability, Transition and Control"

1993

  • Joseph G Marvin
    ERC
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “A Perspective on CFD Validation”

1992

  • Dr Frederick S Billig
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Research in Supersonic Combustion"

1991

  • Dr Vijaya Shankar
    HyPerComp, Incorporated
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: “Research to Applications-Synergisms in Aerospace Design Through Multi-Disciplinary Computation Integrating Aerodynamics, Electromagnetics, Aeroelasticity and Controls”

1990

  • Prof Seymour M Bogdonoff
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "The Modeling of a Three-Dimensional Shock Wave Turbulent Boundary Layer Interaction"

1989

  • Mr. George Carrier
    Harvard University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Fire Spread"

1988

  • Mr. John F Yardley
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Spaceward Ho"

1987

  • Dr Kenneth W Iliff
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Aircraft Parameter Estimation"

1986

  • Irvine Glass
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Some Aspects of Shock Wave Research"

1985

  • Prof Donald E Coles
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "The Uses of Coherent Structure" AIAA 1985-506

1984

  • Dr Arthur E Bryson
    Stanford University
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "New Concepts in Control Theory 1959-1984" AIAA 1984-161

1983

  • Dr Edward C Stone
    California Institute of Technology
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "The Voyager Encounters with Saturn"

1982

  • Dr Laurence R Young
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Human Orientation in Space"

1981

  • Dr Herbert S Ribner
    Univ of Toronto
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Perspectives on Jet Noise"

1980

  • Dr Jack L Kerrebrock
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Flow in Transonic Compressors"

1979

  • Dr Dean R Chapman
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Computational Fluid Dynamics" AIAA 1979-129

1978

  • Gerald A Soffen
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Mars and the Remarkable Viking Results"

1977

  • Prof Abraham Hertzberg
    University Of Washington
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "High Power Gas Lasers-Applications and Future Developments"

1976

  • Prof Anatol Roshko
    California Institute of Technology
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Structure of Turbulent Shear Flows: A New Look" AIAA 76-78

1975

  • Antonio Ferri
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: Possibilities and Goals for the Future SST

1974

  • Herbert Hardrath
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Fracture Mechanics" AIAA 1974-230

1973

  • Dr Herbert Friedman
    Naval Research Lab
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "High Energy Astronomy" AIAA 1973-197

1972

  • Dr John C Houbolt
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Atmospheric Turbulence"

1971

  • Dr Coleman D Donaldson
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Calculation of Turbulent Shear Flows for Atmospheric & Vortex Motions"

1970

  • Prof Bernard Budiansky
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Buckling"

1969

  • Gerard P Kuiper
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "To emphasize the great importance of basic research to the Nation's program"

1968

  • Prof Hans W Liepmann
    California Inst of Technology
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: "Laminar Instability and Transition"

1967

  • Dr Edward W Price
    Awarded

1966

  • Prof ShaoChi Lin
    Awarded

1965

  • Dr Wallace D Hayes
    Awarded

1964

  • Henry M Shuey
    Awarded

1962

  • A Theodore Forrester
    Awarded

1961

  • James A Van Allen
    Awarded