05
JUL
2017

MAE Student to Build Crossword Puzzles for the New York Times

After graduation, Sam Ezersky will be working at the newspaper full-time, reviewing and editing puzzle submissions, performing his dream job with fellow UVA grad Will Shortz, a 1977 School of Law alumnus. “As cheesy and nerdy as this sounds, this is my dream job,” he said. “Work will
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30
JUN
2017

SUMR Featured on Cover of “Scientific American”

The momentous wind turbine project, including work from Professor Eric Loth and MAE students, is gaining popularity. Learn more about SUMR on “Scientific American”
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22
JUN
2017

SUMR Wind Turbine Project Featured on Cover of “Wind Energy”

A team of UVA MAE students, led by Professor Eric Loth, are part of the intercollegiate project SUMR. The project’s goal is to design and demonstrate morphing technologies for 50-megawatt wind turbines that can reduce offshore levelized cost of energy by as much as 50% by 2025.
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07
JUN
2017

Chloe Dedic Accepts SEAS Faculty Position

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is excited to announce that Chloe Dedic has accepted an offer as an Assistant Professor at UVA. Chloe will receive her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University in August 2017. A partial list of her honors and awards include NSF Grad
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02
JUN
2017

Natasha Smith Joins UVA Faculty as New Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is excited to announce that Professor Natasha Smith has accepted an offer as an Associate Professor at UVA. Natasha received her B.S. In Ocean Engineering from the US Naval Academy and her MS and PhD in Civl Engineering from Vanderbilt. She has rec
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06
MAY
2017

MAE Capstone Poster Competition

MAE’s Bio-Inspired Autonomous Underwater Vehicle team, advised by Professor Hilary Bart-Smith, was one of two joint winners of the Undergraduate MAE Capstone Poster Competition. The judges included members of the the MAE Academy of Distinguished Alumni.
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06
MAY
2017

Capstone Team Designs and Builds Foam Tender for Charlottesville Fire Department

Class B foam is a chemical used to fight gasoline fires. The Charlottesville Fire Department (CFD) has the chemicals needed to produce Class B foam, yet no mechanism to use it. Liquid fuels that cause Class B fires tend to be lighter than water and float on top of it, exposed to the a
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05
MAY
2017

MAE Ph.D. Student Thrives at UVA, Promotes Diversity

“[Darius Carter has] decided to pursue a doctoral degree in the lab of another UVA Engineering graduate, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering professor Daniel Quinn. Quinn earned his aerospace engineering degree at UVA in 2006, then earned his Ph.D. at Princeton before coming ba
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01
APR
2017

Dr. Norris Now Editor-in-Chief of Springer Women in Engineering Series Volume on Nanotechnology

Pamela Norris adds Editor-in-Chief for the Springer Women in Engineering Series volume on Nanotechnology to her long list of accomplishments! Dr. Norris is the Executive Associate Dean for Research for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Frederick Tracy Morse Profes
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20
MAR
2017

Photos: MAE Exhibits at Engineering Open House

Check out photos of MAE exhibits and presentations from this weekend’s Engineering Open House! A record number of visitors attended the UVA Engineering Open House this weekend. Attendees showed great enthusiasm for… Posted by UVA MAE on Monday, March 20, 2017
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