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Paul Concus Gets AIAA Award

December 1, 2006

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced that Paul Concus, a member of the Mathematics Department in CRD, is the recipient of the 2007 AIAA Space Processing Award.

The award is presented for significant contributions in space processing or in furthering the use of microgravity for space processing. Concus is being honored "for outstanding fundamental contributions to the understanding of gravitational effects on liquid/vapor interface behavior." AIAA advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership.


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