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        Vigor Yang        Editorial Board Member

        Vigor Yang, William R. T. Oakes Professor and Chair of the School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology.  Prior to joining the faculty at GIT, he was the John L. and Genevieve H. McCain Chair in Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. He has published ten comprehensive volumes and numerous technical papers in the areas of combustion and propulsion. He was the recipient of the Penn State Engineering Society Premier Research Award, and several publication and technical awards from AIAA, including the Air-Breathing Propulsion Award (2005), the Pendray Aerospace Literature Award (2008), and the Propellants and Combustion Award (2009). Dr. Yang was the editor-in-chief of the AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power (2001-2009), and is presently a co-editor of the Aerospace Book Series of the Cambridge University Press (2010- ).  He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAS).