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2018 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

Nancy Davis • DATE: May 10, 2018

Two students from the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department have been announced as awardees of Naughton Fellowships for 2018. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students from the University of Notre Dame and from four universities in Ireland. 

The 2018 Naughton Fellowship awardees from the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering are:

PhD

Kelvin M. Figueroa-Ibrahim, a Ph.D. student in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and Eoghan Ross, a Ph.D. student in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, will work on a project entitled “Dark-MetaLiner,” which proposes a disruptive sub-wavelength, sound-absorbing material to reduce the environmental impact of aircraft on communities located in the vicinity of airports.

Undergraduate

Alfredo Duarte, an Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering major at the University of Notre Dame, will undertake research in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Trinity College Dublin.

Congratulations to Kelvin and Alfredo and to all the winners from the University of Notre Dame and the four participating colleges in Ireland!

The full list of awardees may be viewed on the Naughton Fellowship website.