Dr. Stephen D. Heister, Raisbeck Engineering Distinguished Professor for Engineering and Technology Integration and Director, Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories has been honored as Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
The distinction of Fellow is conferred by AIAA upon outstanding members of the Institute who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.
AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. With more than 35,000 individual members worldwide, and 90 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. In 1933, Orville Wright became AIAA’s first Honorary Fellow. Today, AIAA Honorary Fellows and AIAA Fellows are the most respected names in the aerospace industry.