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Philippe Sucosky elected American Heart Association Fellow

Philippe Sucosky

Philippe Sucosky, Assistant Professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been elected Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA). This honor recognizes AHA members for their scientific and professional accomplishments, and volunteer leadership and service. Sucosky is one of 57 American Heart Association Fellows elected this year among several thousand national and international members of the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) council of the AHA. Presentation of the award will take place during the AHA Scientific Sessions, which are being held in Dallas, Texas, November 16 through 20

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Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research Inaugurates New Lab

Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research Inaugurates New Lab

The University of Notre Dame's Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research - White Field, commonly referred to as White Field, is the newest addition to the Institute for Flow Physics and Control. This state-of-the-art 10,000 square foot facility features a conference room, model shop, and offices for five. However, the real value of White Field lies in its research capabilities with the following laboratories: Mach 0.6 Wind Tunnel, Transonic Turbine Facility, Transonic Compressor Facility, Wind Turbines.

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NASA Names Haase a 2013 Space Technology Research Fellow

John Haase, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected by NASA as one of the 65 graduate students to be named a 2013 Space Technology Research Fellow (STRF). Part of NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, the STRF program challenges students to examine ideas and approaches that are critical to making science, space travel and exploration more effective, affordable and sustainable. The fellows conduct innovative space technology research — developing, testing and flying hardware for use in future missions — on their respective campuses, at NASA centers and at nonprofit U.S. research and development laboratories.

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Notre Dame Center Named National Nuclear Security Administration Center of Excellence

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has selected a University of Notre Dame center as one of six new centers of excellence whose primary focus will be on the emerging field of predictive science. The University’s Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM) was named a Single-Discipline Center by NNSA and will receive $1.6 million per year for five years under NNSA’s Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program II (PSAAP II) agreement.

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Prof. David Go Receives CAREER Award

David Go

David Go, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2013 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The award is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to young faculty in engineering and science.

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