AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award Open for Nominations 1 February 2020 – 25 June 2020
In honor of James Starnes, a leader in fields of structures and materials, the James H. Starnes Award is presented to recognize continued significant contribution to and demonstrated promotion of the field of structural mechanics over an extended period of time emphasizing practical solutions, to acknowledge high professionalism, and to acknowledge the strong mentoring of and influence on colleagues, especially younger colleagues. The award is sponsored by the American Society of Composites (ASC) and AIAA and presented every four years generally at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech). Administration of the award resides with AIAA. The next presentation will be in 2021. Nomination Instructions and Form http://www.aiaa.org/starnesaward/
Dr Anthony M WaasUniversity of Michigan, Ann ArborAwardedAIAA Citation: For impactful contributions to experimental, analytical and computational aspects of composite structural mechanics, commitment to mentoring the next generation, and service to the field.
Prof Michael W HyerAwarded-CoRecipientsAIAA Citation: For a distinguished career advancing composite structures, serving and promoting the profession, and nurturing the next generation of researchers.
Dr Keith T KedwardAwarded-CoRecipientsAIAA Citation: For his lifelong contributions in the field of composite structural mechanics and his devotion to the mentoring of students and colleagues.
Dr Raphael T HaftkaUniversity of FloridaAwarded-CoRecipientsAIAA Citation: For pioneering work on optimization techniques for composite structures, his mentoring of countless undergraduate and graduate students, and his exemplary service to the profession.
Dr Chin-Teh SunPurdue UniversityAwarded-CoRecipientsAIAA Citation: For four decades of unparalleled contributions in composite materials research, scholarly publications, and professional activities, as well as mentoring of students.