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Hao Chen Wins Luigi G. Napolitano Award at IAC 2019

Hao Chen, received the Luigi Napolitano Award at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Washington DC this week. This award is given by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) annually to a young scientist, under age 30, who has contributed significantly to Aerospace Science. Hao's paper takes a unique perspective of using game theory and mathematical optimization to design an incentive mechanism to stimulate the participation of the commercial industries in space exploration, providing a large impact on the emerging space commercialization trend.