Intelligent Systems Open for Nominations 1 February 2021 1 July 2021

The Intelligent Systems Award is presented to recognize important fundamental contributions to intelligent systems technologies and applications that advance the capabilities of aerospace systems. Beginning in 2014, this award is presented biennially (in even-numbered years) generally at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition. Nomination Deadline: 1 July

Award Recipients

2020

  • Prof Jonathan P How
    MIT
    Awarded
    Award: For outstanding and sustained contributions to the decision making and control of intelligent autonomous aerospace vehicles

2018

  • Dr Kevin A Wise
    Boeing Defense, Space & Security
    Awarded
    Award: For his long history of developing intelligent autonomy and integrating intelligent systems into production aerospace systems.
    AIAA Citation: For his long history of developing intelligent autonomy and integrating intelligent systems into production aerospace systems.

2016

  • Dr Frank L. Lewis
    University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For contributions to intelligent neural-adaptive control and highly influential textbooks that have advanced the capability of autonomous aircraft systems.

2014

  • Dr Heinz Erzberger
    NASA-Ames
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For pioneering research in developing intelligent systems that increase the efficiency and safety of aircraft and air traffic control operations.

2011

  • Steve A Chien
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Awarded
    AIAA Citation: For pioneering achievement in deploying AI-based planners on spacecraft to enable event detection and response, and sensorweb capabilities for earth-observing and planetary missions.