(Braun, Robert D - 2020) -- Durand Lectureship for Public Service
Award or Honor Receipt
Bobby Braun has been recognized with a major award from the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics in Orlando, FL today. AIAA announced that Braun, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Durand Lecture for Public Service. Named in honor of early aviation leader William F. Durand, the first civilian chair of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (the precursor to NASA), this award is presented for notable achievements by a scientific or technical leader whose contributions have led directly to the growth in understanding and application of the science and technology of aeronautics and astronautics for the betterment of humankind.