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Mechanical Engineers Take Top Honors at Drexel Research Day

April 30, 2012 Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA, April 30, 2012 —

Three teams of Drexel Mechanical Engineering students took first place in their categories at Drexel Research Day on April 19, 2012.  Held annually in the Daskalakis Athletic Center, Drexel Research Day offers both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to showcase year-long research projects within their area of interest.

Each research team presented an abstract and a poster of their research to a panel of judges who scored the teams on a variety of criteria.  This year’s winning mechanical engineers were:

 

UNDERGRADUATE

 

COMPUTATION AND MODELING (NON-BIO)

Polar Orbiting Passive Atmospheric Calibration Spheres [POPACS] - Sphere and Container Development

Kelly Collett

Co-Authors: Frank Arute, Timothy Wilwert

Advisor: Dr. Jin Kang

College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics


 

PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING


Investigation of Positive Electrode Reaction Kinetics for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

Arvind Kalidindi

Co-Authors: Ertan Agar, Chris Dennison

Advisor: Dr. Emin Caglan Kumbur

College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics



 

GRADUATE


COMPUTATION AND MODELING (NON-BIO)

Crashworthiness Studies of Aircraft Structures

Deepak Siromani

Co-Authors: Tein-Min Tan, Jonathan Awerbuch

Advisors: Tein-Min Tan, Jonathan Awerbuch

College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

 

 

 

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