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Kalmanje S. Krishnakumar wins NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal

Kalmanje S. Krishnakumar was announced as a winner of the 2011 NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal for leading the Aviation Safety Program’s Integrated Resilient Aircraft Control (IRAC) Project as Principal Investigator (PI).

BACKGROUND: IRAC was a control-centric project in which the focus of the IRAC technologies was stability, maneuverability, and safe landing in the presence of adverse conditions. The goal of IRAC was to develop validated, multidisciplinary integrated aircraft control design tools and techniques for enabling safe flight in the presence of adverse conditions (faults, damage, and/or upsets).

Contact: Kalmanje S. Krishnakumar

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