The 31st Annual
INTERNATIONAL VON KÁRMÁN WINGS AWARD
Mr. Norman Augustine
The 2015 recipient is Mr. Norman Augustine, Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Lockheed Martin Corporation. He is being recognized for his visionary leadership contributions to the aerospace industry and distinguished service to the nation's defense, security and space programs.
The Athenaeum, California Institute of Technology
Monday, 6 p.m., October 26, 2015
Hosted Reception 6:00 p.m.
Banquet 7:00 p.m.
Eugene L. Tattini
Lieutenant General, Retired, United States Air Force
Deputy Director, Retired, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Thomas F. Rosenbaum
President, California Institute of Technology;
Sonja and William Davidow Presidential Professor; Professor of Physics
Vice President; Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory;
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science
Daniel S. Goldin
Founder and Chairman, The Intellisis Corporation
Presentation of the International von Kármán Wings Award to
Mr. Norman Augustine
Awards will be presented by
Chair, Aerospace Historical Society
John E. Goode, Jr., Professor of Aerospace and Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories
Norman Augustine graduated from Princeton University where he was awarded Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in aeronautical engineering and was elected to Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. He is a retired Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has served as Under Secretary and Acting Secretary of the U.S. Army and as an Assistant Director of Defense Research and Engineering in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and as Chairman of the American Red Cross and President of the Boy Scouts of America. He has chaired the National Academy of Engineering, the Defense Science Board and the Aerospace Industries Association, and served as President of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. A 16-year member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Mr. Augustine has been a member of the NASA Advisory Council, the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board and the Chief of Naval Operations Advisory Council. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the International Academy of Astronautics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the American Philosophical Society and a Fellow of the Explorers Club. A former member of the faculty of the Princeton University, he has received the National Medal of Technology, awarded by the President of the United States, and holds 34 honorary degrees.