The United States Air Force Academy and the Association of Graduates (AOG) announced the winners of the Distinguished Graduate Award for 2014. Recipients include Dr. Thomas J. Eller, who received his M.S. from Purdue’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Dr. Eller graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1961, and spent 20 years in the Air Force, serving as a pilot and faculty member at the Academy. He is the recipient of numerous medals and commendations, including twice receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC).
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Ph.D. student Sayan Biswas has been awarded a 2015 Summer Research Grant.
The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics has announced the 2015 recipients of the Rogers Award. This year's recipients are Stephen Whitnah and Emily Zimovan.
NASA's Flight Opportunities Program has selected seven space technology payloads for flights on commercial, parabolic or suborbital launch vehicles to demonstrate new space technologies. Dr. Steven Collicott, School of AAE, had two payloads chosen for flight on parabolic aircraft.
Congratulations to Professor Michael Grant who has been selected to receive the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Elmer F. Bruhn Award for 2015.
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Ph.D.student Natalie Smith received the Outstanding Research Award at the Graduate Student Research, Teaching, and Service Awards Program on April 15, 2015.