Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Open for Nominations 1 October 2021 – 1 February 2022
This award is presented to recognize outstanding sustained contributions and achievements in enabling technologies and/or the integration of technologies for system applications in the advancement of hypersonic flight. The next presentation is scheduled during the International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference in Fall 2021. Nomination Deadline:1 February 2021
Dr Steven H WalkerLockheed Martin CorporationAwardedAward: 2021 AIAA Hypersonic Systems and Technologies AwardAIAA Citation: For outstanding leadership in the furthering of Hypersonic Technology by initiating and managing novel flight demonstrators providing the maturity necessary to transition to operational systems.
Dr Allan PaullThe University of QueenslandAwardedAward: 2020 AIAA Hypersonic Systems and Technologies AwardAIAA Citation: For a career dedicated to the advancement of hypersonics through innovations in technology and ground/flight testing, helping Australia achieve global prominence in the field.
Mr. Robert A MercierUSAF AFRL/PRSAwardedAward: 2018 Hypersonic Systems and Technologies AwardAIAA Citation: In recognition for over 20 years of dedicated, sustained effort to advanced air-breathing propulsion to a level of maturity that makes practical hypersonic vehicles a reality.”
Prof Richard G MorganThe University of QueenslandAwardedAward: 2017 Hypersonic Systems and Technologies AwardAIAA Citation: 2017 Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Award
Dr Hans G HornungAwardedAward: -AIAA Citation: For lifelong contributions advancing the understanding of high-enthalpy hypervelocity flows and high-enthalpy ground-test experimental techniques.
Dr John I ErdosAwardedAIAA Citation: For over 40 years of visionary technical and organizational leadership of foundational technology, ground test, and flight test activities that became the cornerstones of the international knowledge base of hypersonic systems and technologies.
Dr John D AndersonRetired f/University of MarylandAwardedAIAA Citation: For lifelong achievement in the advancement of scientific knowledge in hypersonic as dynamics and its application to hypersonic flight through seminal research, teaching, and publication.