Algae takes less water than other alternative materials used to make sustainable biofuels, according to new research by Mechanical Engineering researcher David Quiroz.
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Xinfeng Gao, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently recognized with the Outstanding Achievement Award for Women in Aerospace and an NSF Mid-Career Advancement Award, for her research accomplishments in aerospace engineering.
Dumitrache’s current research project targets Mach 5 airplanes, or planes that fly at five times the speed of sound—how can you keep the flame of an engine ignited when it’s moving a such a high speed?
“What we’re proposing with our research is to address water quality issues while producing biofuels.”
Two summer camp programs offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering this year gave middle and high school students a look at possible futures in STEM careers.