Throughout his career, Carter has helped grow the next generation of researchers through his active participation in their education and career development. His mentoring and support of young scientists and engineers has set him apart among his peers and has helped ensure the continued advancement of AFRL propulsion research well into the future.
“Dr. Carter is an invaluable asset to AFRL and the Air Force as a whole,” said Robert Mercier, chief engineer of the AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate High Speed Systems Division. “His contributions over the years have tremendously impacted the Air Force and have advanced propulsion technologies for years to come.”
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics awards Fellow status to individuals of distinction in aeronautics or astronautics who have made notable valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of the field.