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Monday 8 January 2018
2018 Durand Lecture For Public Service and Luncheon
The Durand Lecture, named in honor of William F. Durand, presented for notable achievements by a scientific or technical leader whose contributions have led directly to the understanding and application of the science and technology of aeronautics and astronautics for the betterment of mankind. Lunch will be provided to the first 200 guests on a first-come, first-served basis. The lecture will be presented after lunch and is open to all attendees at that time.
Tuesday 9 January 2018
Dryden Lecture in Research
The Dryden Lecture in Research, named in honor of Dr. Hugh L. Dryden who was one of America's most prominent aeronautical engineers, showcases research scientists and engineers. The Lecture emphasizes the great importance of basic and applied research to the advancement in aeronautics and astronautics.
Graham V. Candler, McKnight Presidential Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, and Russell J. Penrose Professor, Associate Department Head, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
The evolution and application of design and analysis capability to enable future scramjet-powered hypersonic aircraft.
Join colleagues and friends to celebrate innovations and achievements! A ticket for the luncheon is required and included in the registration fee where indicated. Additional tickets for guests may be purchased upon registration as space is available. The following awards will be presented:
Aerospace Design Engineering Award
Aerospace Guidance, Navigation, and Control Award
Faculty Advisor Award
Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award
History Manuscript Award
Intelligent Systems Award
J. Leland Atwood Award
Lawrence Sperry Award
Mechanics and Control of Flight Award
Pendray Aerospace Literature Award
Summerfield Book Award
Abe M. Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement-Astronautics
Abe M. Zarem Educator Award
American Society for Composites Student Paper in Composites Award
Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Student Paper Competition Award
Guidance Navigation and Control Student Paper Competition Award
Intelligent Systems Student Paper Competition Award
Harry H. and Lois G. Hilton Student Paper Award in Structures
Lockheed Martin Student Paper Award in Structures
Southwest Research Institute Student Paper Award in Non-Deterministic Approaches
Certificate of Merit for Best Papers