Derek George Astridge Safety in Aerospace Award
Awarded for the best paper or to a person or persons considered to have made a useful contribution to technology relating to safety in aerospace, including the widening of professional and public awareness of such technology.
- Open to members and non-members, worldwide.
Value of award
- Medal presented to winner.
Closing date:8 April 2022.
Nominations can be made either by the IMechE Aerospace Division or by an individual or team (self-nomination), explaining how this person/team have made a useful contribution to technology relating to safety in aerospace, including the widening of professional and public awareness of such technology. Typically, the contribution would be a paper published in a reputable journal in the previous year (e.g., Proc. IMechE Part G or comparable journals), other forms of contribution will be considered. The citation should be no more than 300 words.
Send applications to: email@example.com.
Derek George Astridge
Derek George Astridge was an engineer of international repute, he joined Westland from Rolls-Royce Engines in 1975 and he contributed much to their engine bearing technology and was instrumental in establishing a Mechanical Engineering Research Department there. He was a former Chairman of and member of the Transmissions Technical Activity Committee of the Aerospace Division.