AIAA Awards Received by Clark School Alumnus, StudentsGreg Hiemenz, MSAE ’00, PhD ‘07, is the recipient of the 2008 AIAA National Capital Chapter Young Scientist/Engineer of Year Award. The annual Young Scientist/Engineer of the Year Award recognizes colleagues for their achievements, and is the premier award for scientists and engineers under the age of 35 who have made substantial contributions in their field of expertise. Hiemenz is a Principal Engineer at Techo-Sciences Corporation located in Maryland. He was presented with the award at the AIAA National Capital Chapter Banquet.
Undergraduate aerospace engineering students Nate Niles and Breanne McNerney were recognized for their outstanding service to AIAA by organizing the Mid-Atlantic Region II Student Conference held this spring at the University of Maryland. Their awards were also presented at the National Capital Chapter Banquet.
Supratik Datta, aerospace engineering doctoral student, will be a recipient of the prestigious 2008-09 AIAA Foundation Orville and Wilbur Wright Graduate Award. This award is given out at the 2009 Aerospace Sciences Conference in Orlando, FL in January. The Wright Graduate Awards provide $10,000 awards bestowed annually to four graduate-level students participating in research endeavors as part of their engineering/science graduate studies. Datta is currently working in the area of smart materials and structures under the guidance of Professor Alison Flatau.
Published June 19, 2008