Alumnus Covert to receive Guggenheim Medal
Institute of Technology alumnus Eugene E. Covert (Aero ’46, M.S. ’48), professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been awarded the Daniel Guggenheim Medal, one of the most prestigious awards in aviation.
Established in 1929, the Guggenheim Medal recognizes individuals who make notable contributions to the advancement of aeronautics. Covert is being honored for "exemplary leadership in aeronautics teaching and research, development of significant state-of-the-art aerodynamic testing techniques and outstanding contributions to public service."
He will received the medal at the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala in Washington, D.C., in April.
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