Published: March 18, 2019

Ryan Blay and Mark Moretto University of Colorado Boulder aerospace graduate students Ryan Blay and Mark Moretto have been honored as 2019 recipients of the Aviation Week Network “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties" awards.

Blay and Moretto were each formally recognized as winners during Aviation Week Network’s 62nd Annual Laureates Awards March 14 in Washington, DC.

20 Twenties is a collaboration of Aviation Week and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) to showcase outstanding science, technology, engineering and math undergraduate and graduate students. Honorees are nominated by their universities on the basis of academic performancie, civic contribution, and research or design projects.

The annual awards began in 2013, and CU Boulder has had more honorees than any university.

Bios of Blay and Moretto are below. Read about all the winners at Aviation Week.