Three Division researchers were honored for their work in aeronautics research by the 2011 Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) Associate Administrator Awards. Robert Mah and Ashok Srivistava were honored for their work with the Vehicle Level Reasoning System Group, which won this year’s Group Technology and Innovation Award. Guillaume Brat received an honorable mention for the Individual Technology and Innovation Award. Ashok Srivistava was also honored for Individual Leadership and Management Excellence.
BACKGROUND: The Associate Administrator Awards are presented to individuals and groups who contribute to ARMD activities and who demonstrate exemplary performance in one of five award categories: Technology and Innovation, Leadership and Management Excellence, Program and Mission Support, High Potential, and Strategic Partnerships. The Awards are presented to NASA employees, contractors, students, or interns who distinguish themselves, either individually or as part of a group, through their overall approach to their work and through results they achieved during the award year. Their accomplishments demonstrate a profound positive impact and benefit to ARMD, its partners, and/or stakeholders.
Nominations come from NASA Headquarters and NASA centers around the country where aeronautics research and support activities take place, and encompass the immediately preceding NASA fiscal year: October 1–September 30. The Awards are coordinated by the Associate Administrator for the Aeronautics Office at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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