All AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows are cordially invited to the 2019 AIAA Fellows Dinner
Please help us celebrate the Class of 2019 AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellow is the highest distinction conferred by AIAA, and recognizes preeminent individuals who have had long and highly contributory careers in aerospace and who embody the highest possible standards in aeronautics and astronautics.

G. Scott Hubbard Stanford University
Dennis A. Muilenburg The Boeing Company
Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski U.S. Air Force (retired)


AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow upon individuals in recognition of their notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. 

The 2019 Fellows are:

Michael Amitay

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Ella M. Atkins

University of Michigan

Bradley D. Belcher

Rolls-Royce Corporation

Isaiah M. Blankson

NASA Glenn Research Center

Robert A. Canfield

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Meelan M. Choudhari

NASA Langley Research Center

Noel T. Clemens

The University of Texas at Austin

Fayette S. Collier

NASA Langley Research Center

Henry B. Garrett

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Gregory L. Hyslop

The Boeing Company

D. Keoki Jackson

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Moriba K. Jah

The University of Texas at Austin

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Larry D. James

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Rakesh K. Kapania

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

James A. Keenan

U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC)

James A. Kenyon

Pratt & Whitney

David H. Klyde

Systems Technology, Inc.

Marc W. Kniskern

Sandia National Laboratories

Mark S. Miller

Dynetics, Inc.

Wing Ng

Techsburg, Inc.

Mark A. Pasquale

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Mostafa Rassaian

The Boeing Company (retired)

D. Brett Ridgely

Raytheon Missile Systems

Hanspeter Schaub

University of Colorado Boulder

Jaiwon Shin

NASA Headquarters

James E. Vasatka

The Boeing Company (retired)

Karen E. Willcox

The University of Texas at Austin

Thomas R. Yechout

U.S. Air Force Academy

Xinguo Zhang

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) /
Chinese Aeronautical Establishment (CAE)


If you are unable to register online you can mail your check to: 
AIAA/Fellows Dinner 
12700 Sunrise Valley Dr Suite 200 
Reston, VA 20191 

Hotel & Travel
Hotel Suggestions
  • Hilton Crystal City at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport– A block of rooms has been reserved for May 12, 2019 - May 17, 2019. The special room rate will be available until April 12th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Discount parking of $15 is available per vehicle per night. Register online here with Group Code AMI or reservations can be made directly with the Hilton Crystal City by calling the hotel central reservation department at 1.800.695.7551 before the cut-off date of April 12, 2019. Please identify yourself as being a part of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics group room block. Address: Reagan National Airport, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
  • J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 202.393.2000 (across the street from the Ronald Reagan Building)
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 815 14th Street NW, 202.783.7800 (three blocks from the Ronald Reagan Building
Directions to the Ronald Reagan Center

The Federal Triangle metro station (orange/blue lines) is located on site, and the Metro Center metro station (red line) is just two blocks away. For drivers, an underground parking garage is available with access via 13½ Street and via two entrances on 14th Street. 

Visit the Ronald Reagan Building website for directions.

Agenda/Schedule

Reception: 1830 hrs 
Dinner: 1930 hrs
Attire: Business

Past Events


All AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows are cordially invited to the 2019 AIAA Fellows Dinner
Please help us celebrate the Class of 2019 AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellow is the highest distinction conferred by AIAA, and recognizes preeminent individuals who have had long and highly contributory careers in aerospace and who embody the highest possible standards in aeronautics and astronautics.

G. Scott Hubbard Stanford University
Dennis A. Muilenburg The Boeing Company
Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski U.S. Air Force (retired)


AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow upon individuals in recognition of their notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. 

The 2019 Fellows are:

Michael Amitay

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Ella M. Atkins

University of Michigan

Bradley D. Belcher

Rolls-Royce Corporation

Isaiah M. Blankson

NASA Glenn Research Center

Robert A. Canfield

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Meelan M. Choudhari

NASA Langley Research Center

Noel T. Clemens

The University of Texas at Austin

Fayette S. Collier

NASA Langley Research Center

Henry B. Garrett

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Gregory L. Hyslop

The Boeing Company

D. Keoki Jackson

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Moriba K. Jah

The University of Texas at Austin

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Larry D. James

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Rakesh K. Kapania

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

James A. Keenan

U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC)

James A. Kenyon

Pratt & Whitney

David H. Klyde

Systems Technology, Inc.

Marc W. Kniskern

Sandia National Laboratories

Mark S. Miller

Dynetics, Inc.

Wing Ng

Techsburg, Inc.

Mark A. Pasquale

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Mostafa Rassaian

The Boeing Company (retired)

D. Brett Ridgely

Raytheon Missile Systems

Hanspeter Schaub

University of Colorado Boulder

Jaiwon Shin

NASA Headquarters

James E. Vasatka

The Boeing Company (retired)

Karen E. Willcox

The University of Texas at Austin

Thomas R. Yechout

U.S. Air Force Academy

Xinguo Zhang

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) /
Chinese Aeronautical Establishment (CAE)


If you are unable to register online you can mail your check to: 
AIAA/Fellows Dinner 
12700 Sunrise Valley Dr Suite 200 
Reston, VA 20191 

Hotel & Travel
Hotel Suggestions
  • Hilton Crystal City at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport– A block of rooms has been reserved for May 12, 2019 - May 17, 2019. The special room rate will be available until April 12th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Discount parking of $15 is available per vehicle per night. Register online here with Group Code AMI or reservations can be made directly with the Hilton Crystal City by calling the hotel central reservation department at 1.800.695.7551 before the cut-off date of April 12, 2019. Please identify yourself as being a part of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics group room block. Address: Reagan National Airport, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
  • J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 202.393.2000 (across the street from the Ronald Reagan Building)
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 815 14th Street NW, 202.783.7800 (three blocks from the Ronald Reagan Building
Directions to the Ronald Reagan Center

The Federal Triangle metro station (orange/blue lines) is located on site, and the Metro Center metro station (red line) is just two blocks away. For drivers, an underground parking garage is available with access via 13½ Street and via two entrances on 14th Street. 

Visit the Ronald Reagan Building website for directions.

Agenda/Schedule

Reception: 1830 hrs 
Dinner: 1930 hrs
Attire: Business