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Aeronautics and Astronautics

Andrew Morsa PrizeAwarded for demonstration of ingenuity and initiative in the application of computers to the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • Michael Munoz ‘11, Miami FL
  • Jameson W. Nash ‘11, Essex Junction, VT
  • Spencer J. Parra ‘11, El Paso, TX

Yvnge Raustein AwardGiven to a Unified Engineering student who best exemplifies the spirit of Yngve Raustein and to recognize significant achievement in Unified Engineering

  • Kieran A. McLaughlan ‘12, Hawera, New Zealand

David J. Shapiro Memorial AwardGiven to AeroAstro undergraduate students to pursue special aeronautical projects and/or to support foreign travel for the enhancement of scientific/technical studies and research opportunities

  • Thomas W. Fronk ‘13, Ueberlingen, Germany

Apollo AwardGiven to an AeroAstro student who conducts the best undergraduate research project on the topic of humans in space

  • Eric D. Peters ‘11, Rahway, NJ

Lockheed Martin Prize for Excellence in Systems Engineering Teamwork

  • Rebecca Jensen-Clem ‘12, Kirkland, WA
  • Joseph A. McCarter ‘11, Tulsa, OK

Leaders for Manufacturing PrizeAwarded to a team that uses their project to directly deal with issues related to the interaction between manufacturing and engineering through demonstration of modern manufacturing processes

  • Stephen B. Howland ‘11, Simsbury, CT
  • Eric D. Peters ‘11, Rahway, NJ

United Technologies Corp. PrizeAwarded to an AeroAstro student for outstanding achievement in the design, construction, execution, and reporting of an undergraduate experimental project

  • Maximilian L. Brand ‘11, Williamsburgh, VA
  • Anjaney P. Kottapalli ‘11, San Jose, CA

Admiral Luis De Florez PrizeAwarded for "original thinking or ingenuity"

  • Bruno Alvisio ‘11, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Lucas de la Garza ‘11, San Antonio, TX

James Means Award for Excellence in Flight Vehicle Engineering

  • Mark C. Thompson ‘11, Humble, TX

Rene H. Miller Prize in Systems EngineeringAwarded to a student who has done the best piece of work in systems engineering in the AeroAstro Department

  • TERSat Leadership Team:
  • Jonathan A. Battat G, Newton, MA
  • Emily D. Calandrelli G, Morgantown, WV
  • Maria De Soria-Santacruz Pich G, Barcelona, Spain
  • Carla S. Perez Martinez ‘11, Heredia, Costa Rica

Henry Webb Salisbury AwardGiven in memory of Henry Salisbury to a graduating senior who has achieved superior academic performance in the Course XVI Undergraduate Program

  • Carla Sophia Perez Martinez ‘11, Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Andrew J. Wang ‘11, Sugar Land, TX

AeroAstro Graduate Teaching Assistantship AwardGiven to a graduate student who has demonstrated conspicuous dedication and skill in helping fulfill an undergraduate or graduate subject’s educational objectives

  • Brandon D. Luders G, Hoschton, GA
  • Lei Qiao G, Jiangdu, China 

AeroAstro Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship AwardGiven to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated conspicuous dedication and skill in helping fulfill an undergraduate subject’s educational objectives

  • Ian J. Sugel ‘11, Westport, CT

American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Undergraduate Advising Award—Given by the AIAA Student Chapter to a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated excellence in serving as an academic or 16.621/16.622 advisor and has made a real positive impact on a student’s time in the AeroAstro Department

  • Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Undergraduate Teaching Award—Given by the AIAA Student Chapter to a faculty or staff member who has exemplified the role of a “great teacher”

  • Youssef M. Marzouk, Boeing Assistant Professor

Wings Award—Recognizes for excellence an individual support staff member in AeroAstro

  • Jean Sofronas, Administrative Assistant

Spirit of XVI Award—Given to a person whose work, commitment and enthusiasm contribute significantly to the achievement of the mission of the department

  • Anne Maynard, Personnel Manager

Vickie Kerrebrock Award—Recognizes significant contributions to building a sense of community in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • Sue Whitehead, Coordinator for Development and Strategic Initiatives