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The following awards were presented at the recent AIAA conference which was held in Anaheim, California, U.S.A. betewen June 10 and 14, 2001.
  • Israel J. Wygnanski, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, received Fluids Dynamics Award for his fundamental contributions to the understanding of organized motion in free and bound shear flows and for pioneering leadership in active flow control.

  • Surendra N. Tiwari, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, received Thermophysics Award for his significant contributions in analysis of radiation heat transfer, combustion, thermal protection of entry vehicles, and atmospheric radiation, and in education thermal sciences."

  • George Emanuel, Professor, University of Oklahoma, received Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award for his pioneering analysis work on Chemical Lasers and Invention of a CW chemically pumped visible laser based on controlled condensation."

  • Gerald Winchenbach, Consultant, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, received Aerodynamic Award for his outstanding achievement and significant contributions in experimental applied aerodynamic research within a free-flight ballistics range.

  • Julie A. Morrow, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, received AIAA Sustained Service Award for her sustained dedicated service to the AIAA at the sectional, regional, and national level and for individual contributions to the success of the Institute.

  • L.N. Cattafesta, A. Cain, V. Chandrasekaren, M. Sheplak, and T. Nishida, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, received Aerodynamic Measurement Technology TC Best Paper Award for their paper titled "Characterization of a Micromachined Thermal Shear Stress Sensor" (AIAA 01-0247).

  • A.M. Honohan, M. Amitay, and A. Glezer, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, received Fluid Dynamics TC Best Paper Award for their paper titled "Aerodynamic Flow Control Using Synthetic jets" (AIAA 00-2401).

  • J. Poggie and D. V. Gaitonde, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, received Plasmadynamics and Lasers TC Best Paper Award for their paper titled "Computational Studies of Magnetic Control in Hypersonic Flows" (AIAA 01-0196).

  • T.J. Horvath, S.A. Berry, and N.R. Merski, NASA Langley Research Center, and S.M. Fitzgerald, NASA Johnson Space Center, received Thermophysics TC Best Paper Award for their paper titled "X-38 Experimental Aerothermodynamics" (AIAA 00-2685).

  • D.A. Levin and S.F. Gimelshein, Pennsylvania State University, received Thermophysics TC Best Paper Award for their paper titled "Modeling of OH Vibrational Distributions Using Molecular Dynamics with Direct Simulation Carlo Method" (AIAA 00-2432).

  • C. Campbell and G. Candler, NASA Johnson Space Center and University of Minnesota, received Thermophysics TC Best Student Paper Award for their paper titled "Detailed Simulation of Nitrogen Dissociation Over a Sphere" (AIAA 00-0212).

  • Congratulations to our colleagues for receiving this singular honor.
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