Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Open for Nominations 10 November 2024 – 15 January 2025
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.
Accepting Online Nominations: 10 November (every 18 months)
Nomination Deadline: 15 January (every 18 months)
Endorsement Letters Deadline: 1 February (every 18 months)
Dr Joseph A SchetzVirginia TechAwardedAward: 2023 AIAA Hypersonics Systems and Technologies AwardAIAA Citation: For sustained contributions to hypersonics through graduate education of a large cadre of Ph.D. students and seminal research on high-speed aerodynamics, heat transfer, and propulsion.
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.