MEMS Newsletter - February 2024

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February 2024

STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS

Natan Herzog, ESci undergrad, received the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship

Jose Morales, MEMS undergrad, received the Robert E. Rumcik ‘68 Scholarship, providing funding for two consecutive academic years

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FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS

Retired faculty Scott Mao was named a Member of the Royal Society of Canada Academy of Science

Guofeng Wang was named a highly cited researcher for the second year in a row

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

Feature: Track Star and Alumna Kate Gundlach, BSMechE '06

Kenneth Balkey was named one of the Varsity Letter Club's 2024 Awardees of Distinction

Be sure to check out our two new videos on Dr. Mostafa Bedewy and Dr. Jung-Kun Lee

Peyman Givi awarded AIAA Dryden Lectureship in Research

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Dr. Katherine Hornbostel was invited to give a talk at the Carnegie Science Center’s Café Scientifique in December to discuss her latest research. “This presentation breaks down what carbon capture is, how it can be performed, and where it should be placed. Dr. Hornbostel also shares a few of her latest research projects in this area- ranging from net-zero fossil power plant models to capturing CO2 from the oceans while making fresh drinking water ”

-Carnegie Science Center

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced the 2024 AIAA Dryden Lectureship in Research was awarded to Peyman Givi, Distinguished Professor and James T Macleod Chair of Engineering, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Givi delivered his lecture, “The Promise of Quantum Computing for Aerospace Science and Engineering,” Monday, 8 January, 5:30pm ET, during the 2024 AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, Florida

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