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Call for Nominations: The William E. Jackson Award

October 9, 2019
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RTCA presents the William E. Jackson award to an outstanding student in the field of aviation electronics and telecommunications in honor of William E. Jackson, a pioneer in the development and implementation of the nation’s air traffic control system and an enthusiastic supporter of student engineers. The recipient of this award receives a personalized plaque and a $5000 honorarium and is recognized at a special banquet during the RTCA Annual Symposium.


Any graduate student studying for a degree in the field of aviation electronics, software, or telecommunication systems is eligible. Submissions must be in the form of a thesis, project report or technical journal paper. The work on which the submission is based must have been completed within the three years preceding the closing date and the papers submitted for consideration must be written in English and provided without publication restrictions.


For additional questions email RTCA Program Director Karan Hofmann,, or visit the William E. Jackson Award page.


Spread the word to deserving graduates—the deadline is Monday, December 2.


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