Prof. Bisagni elected as AIAA Fellow

News - 02 March 2021

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has elected Chiara Bisagni, Professor of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the TU Delft,  as one of the Fellows in the Class of 2021 Honorary Fellows and Fellows. The induction ceremony for the new Honorary Fellows and Fellows will take place later this year.

“The Class of 2021 AIAA Honorary Fellows and Fellows are among the best minds in our profession. I commend each member of this year’s Class on their career accomplishments and dedication to furthering our industry,” said Basil Hassan, AIAA president. “This distinguished set of individuals has earned the respect and gratitude of the aerospace community for their creativity and valued contributions to better understanding our universe and mentoring future generations of aerospace professionals.”

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. Since the inception of this honor, 1,980 distinguished persons have been elected as a Fellow. Today, AIAA Honorary Fellows and AIAA Fellows are the most respected names in the aerospace industry.

“I am very excited to receive this honor! AIAA Fellow is one of the greatest international recognitions for an aerospace individual in academia, industry and government, and I am enthusiastic for being cited for my “outstanding contributions in advanced structural analysis methods and experimental techniques to aerospace composite structures” , says Prof.dr. Chiara Bisagni. “I would like to thank all my past and present Msc and PhD students, post-docs and collaborators who contributed towards achieving this honor”.

Read the full press release by AIAA here.