The 2018 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference is pleased to recognize the highest levels of excellence among the authors of technical papers presented at the conference.  Within each conference track, two awards shall be presented to recognize technical excellence reflected in the submitted works.  No applications are required.  All papers accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 2018 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference will be considered.  Awardees must attend and present at the 2018 NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference to receive these awards.  Awards will be presented at the meal event associated with each track. Submit a paper to the Aerospace Systems Conference today!


Best Technical Paper

This award is presented to honor the author(s) of the paper of most exceptional merit within each track.  Award selection shall be based on general quality, originality, contributions, subject matter and timeliness.  This award does not necessarily recognize the greatest technical achievement; it is recognition of the best written paper.  One award shall be given in each track.


Outstanding Technical Innovation

This award recognizes the most innovative technical content within each track.  Selected recipients must have demonstrated incremental, radical, or revolutionary changes in thinking, products, processes, or organizations and must have demonstrated how the innovation adds value.  One award shall be given in each track.