Congratulations to Prof. Wirz for becoming an AIAA Associate Fellow!

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) welcomes Professor Richard Wirz as a Class of 2017 Associate Fellow. AIAA will formally honor and induct the class at its AIAA Associate Fellows Recognition Ceremony and Dinner on Monday, January 9, 2017, at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas, in conjunction with the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2017 (AIAA SciTech 2017), January 9-13.

The grade of Associate Fellow recognizes individuals “who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, or who have done original work of outstanding merit, or who have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.” To be selected as an Associate Fellow an individual must be an AIAA Senior Member in good standing, with at least twelve years professional experience, and be recommended by a minimum of three current Associate Fellows.