search

UMD    CORE




On Friday, November 2, the AIAA Region I Young Professionals Conference was held at the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University. Eight of the 17 graduate students who presented and 9 of the 25 undergraduates that presented were from UMD.

There were 5 awards given in each of the undergraduate and graduate submissions and 6 out of the 10 awards went to UMD students.

UMD students in the undergraduate category took first, second and third place:

  • 1st Place: Cody Karcher
    Design and Manufacture of the Cockpit and Transmission for a Human Powered Helicopter
  • 2nd Place: Yit Akyuz
    Using Dielectic Electro Active Polymer Sensors to Detect Pressure Change over a Smooth Surface
  • 3rd Place: Jose Mondragon
    The Implementation of Vortex Generators for Ground Vehichles

Jonathan Geerts took 2nd place in the graduate student category for his paper titled, Effects of Mean and Fluctuating Pressure Gradients on Boundary Layer Turbulence. Honorable mentions in the graduate category went to Justin Brannan for his paper titled Satellite Servicing: Modeling Flexible Satellite Dynamics and Elena Shrestha for her paper titled, Design and Control of a Cycloidal-Rotor Aircraft.

More information about the AIAA YPSE Conference participants and winners can be found here.



Related Articles:
Aerospace Students Excel at 14th AIAA YPSE Conference
Five Aerospace Engineering Students Win Honors at AIAA Conference
Aerospace Students Shine at the 11th AIAA YPSE Conference
AIAA's YPSE-09 Conference Results
UMD Student Wins First Place in AIAA Region I Student Conference Paper Competition
Clark School Aerospace Engineering Faculty Recognized by AIAA National Capital Section
John Baras to receive 2018 AIAA Aerospace Communications Award
Students Shine at AIAA Region 1 Student Conference
UMD Sweeps AIAA Region I Student Papers Conference Masters Division
Jones Named AIAA Associate Fellow

November 5, 2012


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

Pines: Stand in Solidarity, Unite Against Injustice

Promoting Diversity and Addressing Unconscious Bias

UMD Student Wins First Place in AIAA Region I Student Conference Paper Competition

Congratulations to Aerospace Engineering’s 2020 Honors and Award Recipients

Girguis Sedkey Receives Aerospace Distinguished Alumni Scholarship

Laura Paquin Awarded 2020 Alexander Brown Scholarship and Leadership Award

James Hall Receives Outstanding Engineering Co-op/Intern Award

Two Engineers Among 2020-2021 Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

UMD names Derek Paley as a 2020–2021 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher

Dr. Aileen Hentz Receives Clark School of Engineering’s 2019-20 Student Advising Award

 
 
Back to top  
CORE Home Clark School Home UMD Home Aerospace Engineering