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Aeronautics and Astronautics

Prof. Jaime Peraire, AeroAstro Department Head, presents the Yngve Raustein award to George Pantazis '12.
Credit: Bill Litant


 
Rachel Williams '12, recipient of the Henry Salisbury award, and Prof. Karen Willcox, AeroAstro Associate Department Head.
Credit: Bill Litant
Yvnge Raustein AwardGiven to a Unified Engineering student who best exemplifies the spirit of Yngve Raustein and to recognize significant achievement in Unified Engineering
  • George Pantazis '14,
    Athens, Greece

Lockheed Martin Prize for Excellence in Systems Engineering Teamwork

  • REXIS Student Team:
    • Vamsi K. Aribindi '12,
      Naperville, IL
    • Angelica Cardona '12,
      Cape Coral, FL
    • Angelica Ceniceros '12,
      San Luis, AZ
    • Mark A. Chodas '12 La Canada, CA
    • Lisa K. Johnson '12,
      Henderson, NV
    • Nathaniel E. Keegan '12 Brownsville, TX
    • Jennifer N. Quintana '12,
      La Verne, CA
    • David C. Sternberg '12,
      Wayne, PA
    • Edward E. Whittemore '12,
      Venice, FL
    • Ezekiel L. Willett '12 Buckhannon, WV
    • Rachel W. Williams '12 Merritt Island, FL
    • Megyery Zsuzsa '12,
      Stanwood, Washington
    • Jesus A. Zuniga '12,
      McAllen, TX

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

  • Alejandro F. Arambula '12,
    San Jose, CA
  • Marissa A. Good '12,
    San Diego, CA
Admiral Luis De Florez PrizeAwarded for "original thinking or ingenuity"
  • Christian A. Valledor '12,
    Fort Leavenworth, KS
  • Andrew J. Wimmer '12,
    West Point, NE

James Means Award for Excellence in Flight Vehicle Engineering

  • Jedediah M. Storey '13,
    Oak Ridge, TN

James Means Award for Excellence in Space Systems Engineering

  • Mark A. Chodas '12 La Canada, CA
  • Ezekiel L. Willett '12,
    Buckhannon, WV

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

  • Rachel W. Williams '12,
    Merritt Island, FL

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

  • Anne D. Marinan G, Midland, MI

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

  • Steven M. Ojeda '12,
    Lake Forest, CA
AIAA Undergraduate Advising AwardGiven by the AIAA Student Chapter to a faculty or staff 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
  • Sheila M. Widnall. Institute Professor and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AIAA Undergraduate Teaching AwardGiven by the AIAA Student Chapter to a faculty or staff member who has exemplified the role of a “great teacher

  • Olivier L. de Weck, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems

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

  • Individual: Helen Halaris, Massachusetts Space Grant coordinator
  • Group: Women's Graduate Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Wings AwardRecognizes excellence in an individual support staff member in AeroAstro

  • Marilyn Good, Space Systems Lab administrative assistant

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

  • Alan Natapoff, Man Vehicle Lab research scientist