Naval Post Graduate School Professors Win Prestigious AIAA Award

Developer of DIDO and Naval Post Graduate School Professors awarded AIAA Mechanics and Control of Flight (MCF) award for their pioneering research.

By Amanda Stein, Naval Postgraduate School Public Affairs

At a ceremony in Toronto Aug. 3, two Naval Postgraduate School faculty members received the highest award presented by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) for the mechanics and control of flight.

Professors Isaac Ross and Fariba Fahroo received the AIAA Mechanics and Control of Flight (MCF) Award for their pioneering research in pseudospectral optimal control theory now being applied for aircraft, spacecraft and autonomous systems flight control.

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