SP-4302 Adventures in Research: A History of Ames Research Center 1940-1965

 

Appendix B

 

 

[517-519] Major Honors and Awards Won by the Staff of the Ames Research Center as a Result of Work Performed at the Center

 

Allen, H. Julian

Sylvanus Albert Reed Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1955
Distinguished Service Medal (NACA/NASA), 1957
Wright Brothers Lecture (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1957
Science Trophy (Air Force Association), 1958
Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award (NASA), 1965

 

Anderson, Dr. Evelyn

Fourth Annual Federal Woman's Award, 1964

 

Boyd, John W.

The Stanford Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship in Executive Development, 1965-1966

 

Chapman, Dr. Dean R.

Lawrence B. Sperry Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1952
Rockefeller Public Service Award, 1959
Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award (NASA), 1963

 

Christensen, Jay Y.

Group Achievement Award (NASA), 1964-with Ralph F. Huntsberger, Charles W. Harper, and Earl R. Keener

 

Clousing, Lawrence A.

Octave Chanute Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1947
Outstanding Achievement Award (University of Minnesota), 1954

 

Cooper, George E.

Octave Chanute Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1954
Arthur S. Flemming Award (Junior Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.), 1954

 

DeFrance, Dr. Smith J.

Presidential Medal for Merit, 1948
Vice President, Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, 1948 and 1951
Honorary Doctor of Law degree (University of California at Los Angeles), 1952
Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree (University of Michigan), 1953
Career Service Award (National Civil Service League), 1964
Outstanding Leadership Medal (NASA), 1965

 

Drinkwater, Fred J., Ill

Octave Chanute Award (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), 1964-with Robert C. Innis
Richard Hansford Burroughs Test Pilot Award (Flight Safety Foundation), 1966

 

Eggers, Dr. Alfred J., Jr.

Arthur S. Flemming Award (Junior Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.), 1956
Outstanding Alumni Award (University of Omaha), 1958
Sylvanus Albert Reed Award (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), 1961

 

Harper, Charles W.

Group Achievement Award (NASA), 1964-with Jay V. Christensen, Ralph F. Huntsberger, and Earl R. Keener

 

Huntsberger, Ralph F.

Group Achievement Award (NASA), 1964-with Jay V. Christensen, Charles W. Harper, and Earl R. Keener

 

Innis, Robert C.

Octave Chanute Award (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), 1964-with Fred J. Drinkwater III

 

Jones, Robert T.

Sylvanus Albert Reed Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1946

 

Kauffman, William M.

Arthur S. Flemming Award (Junior Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C.), 1955

 

Keener, Earl R.

Group Achievement Award (NASA), 1964-with Jay V. Christensen, Charles W. Harper, and Ralph F. Huntsberger

 

Lewis, William

Robert M. Losey Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1949
NOTE.-Mr. Lewis was a meteorologist employed by the U.S. Weather Bureau and was assigned to the Ames Aeronautical Laboratory from October 1, 1944, to May 6, 1949. During that assignment he did the research for which the award was made.

 

McAvoy, William H.

Octave Chanute Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1943

 

Mead, Merrill H.

The M.I.T. Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship in Executive Development, 1962-1963.

 

Neel, Carr H.

The Award of Excellence (Instrument Society of America), 1965

 

Rodert, Lewis A.

Collier Trophy (National Aeronautic Association), 1946

 

Syvertson, Clarence A.

Lawrence B. Sperry Award (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences), 1957

 

Van Dyke, Dr. Milton D.

Fulbright Award for Research, 1954
John Simon Guggenheim Award, 1954

 

Yincenti, Walter G.

Gold Medal Award (Pi Tau Sigma), 1948
Rockefeller Public Service Award, 1955

 

White, John S.

Samuel Burka Award (Institute of Navigation), 1963-with Rodney C. Wingrove

 

Wingrove, Rodney C.

Samuel Burka Award (Institute of Navigation), 1963-with John S. White
Lawrence B. Sperry Award (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), 1965

 


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