Adapted from an AIAA Press Release
February 16, 2023
Behçet Açıkmeşe will be formally inducted into the AIAA Fellows later this year.
A&A congratulates Professor Behçet Açıkmeşe on his election to American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Fellow. AIAA reports that they will induct this 2023 class of three new Honorary Fellows and 28 new Fellows at a ceremony later this year.
“The Class of 2023 AIAA Honorary Fellows and Fellows are among the best minds in the aerospace profession. I commend each member of this year’s Class for their many accomplishments,” said Laura McGill, AIAA President. “These distinguished individuals have earned the respect and gratitude of our broad science and engineering community. We are in awe of their creativity and exceptional contributions to advance the performance and capability of aerospace systems.”
AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow upon individuals in recognition of their notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. Nominees are AIAA Associate Fellows. Since the inception of this honor, 2,036 distinguished persons have been elected as a Fellow.
“AIAA takes great pride in honoring the Class of 2023 Honorary Fellows and Fellows. These professionals have made significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace community. Their passion and dedication are inspiring the generations that follow to reach even greater heights,” added Dan Dumbacher, AIAA Executive Director.