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Fri, Feb 23, 2007

AIAA Announces 2007 Spotlight Award Winners

Will Be Honored At May Banquet

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) told ANN Thursday the recipients of the 2007 Aerospace Spotlight Awards. This year's honorees include NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, and Aloha Airgroup Chairman Gordon Bethune.

Presentation of the awards will take place at the Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, DC.

Aerospace Spotlight Award Recipients
  • AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence -- Gordon Bethune, chairman of the board, Aloha Airgroup, Inc., Honolulu, HI
  • Daniel Guggenheim Medal – Robert Loewy, William T. Oakes professor and chair of the
    Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta,
    GA
  • Distinguished Service Award – William W. Vaughan, research professor, University of
    Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
  • Goddard Astronautics Award – Michael D. Griffin, NASA Administrator, Washington, DC.
  • International Cooperation Award – Graham Gibbs, counselor for space affairs, Canadian Space Agency, Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC
  • Reed Aeronautics Award – Meyer (Mike) Benzakein, Wright Brothers Institute professor and chair of Aerospace Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
AIAA Educator Achievement Award Winners
  • Kareen Borders, Key Peninsula Middle School, Lakebay, WA
  • Russ Billings, Kearsley High School, Flint, MI
  • Lori Derf, Sol C. Johnson High School, Savannah, GA
  • Richard Glueck, Orono Middle School, Orono, ME
  • Ricardo Soria, Chocawhatchee High School, Ft. Walton Beach, FL
  • Timothy Spuck, Oil City Area Senior High School, Oil City, PA
  • Nancy Tashima, Konawaena High School/Onizuka Space Center, Kailua-Kona, HI

AIAA also announced its Honorary Fellows and Fellows for 2007 They will also be honored at the May ceremony.

Honorary Fellows
  • Jerry Grey, Aerospace and Energy Consultant
  • Malcolm O’Neill, Lockheed Martin Corporation (Retired)
  • Michael Yarymovych, Sarasota Space Associates
Fellows
  • Frederik Abbink, National Aerospace Laboratory
  • Ronald Adrian, Arizona State University
  • William Anderson, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Monika Auweter-Kurtz, University of Hamburg
  • H. Wilhelm Behrens, Northrop Grumman Space Tech.
  • James Berry, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
  • Kumar Bhatia, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Robert Bishop, University of Texas at Austin
  • Robert Braun, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Richard Covey, United Space Alliance
  • Howard “Pat” Curtiss, Princeton University
  • Mark Drela, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Fereidoun (Feri) Farassat, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Wilson Felder, FAA
  • Alon Gany, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
  • William Gerstenmaier, NASA
  • Eveline Gottzein, Astrium GmbH
  • Stamatios Krimigis, Johns Hopkins Univ./Appl. Physics Lab.
  • Charles Liang, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Christian Mari, Teuchos
  • Laura McGill, Raytheon Missile Systems
  • Robert Ormiston, U.S. Army Research and Engr. Command
  • Daniel Raymer, Conceptual Research Corporation
  • Joseph William Rich, Ohio State University
  • Wayne Solomon, University of Illinois-Urbana
  • Richard Stephens, The Boeing Company
  • Joseph Guy Thibodaux, Ramec Associates
  • Firdaus Udwadia, University of Southern California
  • William Vaughan, University of Alabama-Huntsville
  • John Young, DoD Dept. of Research and Engineering

Headquartered in Washington, DC, AIAA serves over 35,000 members in 65 regional sections and 79 countries.

FMI: www.aiaa.org

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