The annual ARA Excellence Awards were presented to:

Prof. Dr. Dan Fornade - ARA Honorary Member

Dr. Ala Mindicanu - ARA Full Member, Canada

 

"Prof. Dr.Mircea Sabau" ARA Awards for Excellence in Physics/Chemistry was awarded to:

Prof. Dr. Eng. Ruxandra Vidu and Prof. Dr. Eng. Marius Enachescu for exceptional scientific achievements in nanoscience and nanotechnologies

The 2016 “Honorary Prof. Dr. Mircea N. Sabau" ARA Award for Excellence in Physics/Chemistry” was bestowed to Prof. Dr. Eng. Ruxandra Vidu – President of ARA, and Prof. Dr. Eng. Marius Enachescu – Vice-President of ARA, at the ARA 40th Congress, which was held in Montreal, Canada, July 28 – 31, 2016, Chaired by Dr. Ala Mindicanu.

This year, in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the founding of ARA, the award was uniquely given to two ARA members for their significant and outstanding contribution to both Science and ARA. The $200 Award Prize was given to Prof. Dr. Eng. Ruxandra Vidu, by Prof. Dr. Eng. Marius Enachescu, who graciously took over the supplemental material offered from the Founders in 2015, and another $200 for Prof. Dr. Eng. Marius Enachescu was offered by Dr. Rer. Nat. Carmen Sabau and Dr. Isabelle Sabau, the founders of the Award.

 

ARA Award of Excellence in Arts was presented to:

Carmen Doreal, Canada

 

Poster Awards

This year, PhD students were awarded in the poster sesion, which offered an exciting and rewarding experiential learning opportunity to grad students who shared and presented their research. The Judging Committee was composed of ARA members, such as: Marius Enachescu, Ruxandra Botez, Ioana Ionel, Vitorio Stana si Ruxandra Vidu.

 

ARA Poster Award in Aircraft Modeling:

Alin Turculet, Georges Ghazi, R. M. Botez

“DEVELOPMENT OF AIRCRAFT DATABASE IN CRUISE FLIGHT USING EQUATIONS OF MOTION”

ARA Poster Award in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Guillaume Tatrie, Maximilien Hawawini, and R. Botez

“WING GEOMETRY OPTIMIZATION FOR THE UAS-S4 EHECATL WITH THE AIM OF AERODYNAMICS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT”

ARA Poster Award in Navigation Modeling

Charles Romain, Alejandro Murrieta-Mendoza, R. M. Botez

“AIRCRAFT TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION TO REDUCE FUEL CONSUMPTION IN CRUISE”

ARA Poster Award in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Maxime Kuitche, Marine Segui, Anais Kerroux, Ruxandra Botez

“ESTIMATION OF THE FLIGHT DYNAMICS OF THE UAS-S4 THROUGH ITS GEOMETRY CHARACTERISTICS”

ARA Young Scientist Poster Award

CRIAQ MDO505 Team, poster presented by Manuel Flores Salinas

“MORPHING ARCHITECTURES AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES FOR WING EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT”

ARA Young Scientist Poster Award in Wind and Tunnel

Oliviu Sugar-Gabor, Manuel Flores, Oscar Carranza, Cyril Ledent, Robin Lacroix, and Ruxandra Botez

“NUMERICAL MODELLING AND TESTING AT THE PRICE-PAIDOUSSIS SUBSONIC WIND TUNNEL OF TWO LONG RANGE GROUND-SURVEILLANCE RADARS”

ARA Young Scientist Poster Award in Navigation

Radu Dancila, Loredana Dugulean, and Ruxandra Botez

“CONSTANT ALTITUDE CRUISE TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION FOR REQUIRED TIME OF ARRIVAL”

ARA Poster Award in Chemistry

Cristian Pantilimon, Andra Predescu, Ruxandra Vidu, Ecaterina Matei, Cristian Predescu

“COMPARISON OF DEPOLLUTION CAPABILITIES OF TWO IRON BASED MAGNETIC NANOPOWDERS”

ARA Poster Award in Environmental Protection

Yassine Kadmi, Lidia Favier, Ecaterina Matei, Andra Predescu, Ruxandra Vidu

“MODELING THE FORMATION OF DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCTS IN SURFACE WATER WITH DIFFERENT QUALITY”

ARA Young Scientist Poster Award in Advanced Materials

Daniel Dryden, Theodore Sun, Ryan McCormick, Raymond Hickey, Ruxandra Vidu, Pieter Stroeve

“TEMPLATED ELECTRODEPOSITION OF CO-NI FLUTED NANOWIRES”

ARA Young Scientist Poster Award in Railway History: Ramon Mihai Balogh

Authors: Ramon Mihai Balogh, Ioana Ionel, Dan Stepan

Poster title: “LOOKING THROUGH THE CURTAIN OF HISTORY”

 

 

 

THE ARA AWARDS FOR 2016

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