2022 Outstanding Aerospace Engineer awards

The designation Outstanding Aerospace Engineer recognizes the professional contributions of graduates from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics and thanks them for the recognition their success brings to Purdue and the School.

The School is pleased to honor five AAE graduates with the Outstanding Aerospace Engineer award in the Class of 2022 on April 5, 2022.

Recipients must have demonstrated excellence in industry, academia, governmental service or other endeavors that reflect the value of an aerospace engineering degree. The 224 Outstanding Aerospace Engineers represent just over 2 percent of the School's alumni.

Sirisha BandlaSirisha Bandla

BSAAE 2011

John DankanichJohn Dankanich

BSAAE 2001
MSAAE 2003

Kimberly HicksKimberly Hicks

BSAAE 2006

Luiz Felipe ValentiniLuiz Felipe Valentini

BSAAE 1999
MSAAE 2001