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2013 Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department Excellence in Teaching Award

David Hoelzle

The award presented to Dr. David Hoelzle is in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the classroom and is selected by a committee of faculty and students. The selection is made based on nominations from all AME students.

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Notre Dame mechanical engineer Gretar Tryggvason named AAAS Fellow

Gretar Tryggvason

Gretar Tryggvason, Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and department chair at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of his efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.

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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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