2013-2014 Research Symposium Series Winners

Event Date: May 7, 2014
Congratulations to Christopher Ward for Best Presentation in the Research Symposium Series, along with 2nd place - Christopher Zaseck, 3rd place - Samantha Alberts, and Best Abstract - Kaela Martin. Best Undergraduate Presentation - Jeanne Methel

Congratulations to the 2014 Research Symposium Series Winners

Best Presentation
Christopher Ward - Advisor Prof. Steven Schneider
Crossflow Instability and Transition in a Mach-6 Quiet Tunnel

Second Place Presentation
Christopher Zaseck - Advisor Prof. Tim Pourpoint and Prof. Steven Son
Development of High Performance Hybrid Rocket Fuels

Third Place Presentation
Samantha Alberts - Advisor Prof. Steven Collicott
Large Length-Scale Thermo-capillary Flow Experiment Design

Best Abstract
Kaela Martin - Advisor Prof. James Longuski
Reducing Velocity Pointing Errors for Spinning, Thrusting Spacecraft via Heuristic Thrust Profiles

Best Undergraduate Presentation
Jeanne Methel - Advisor Prof. Nicole Key
Vane Wake Profile Characterization for the Purdue 3-Stage Research Compressor

The Research Symposium Series is a department-sponsored forum for graduate students and advanced-level undergraduates to present their research to a general audience. The Research Symposium Series is designed to:

  • Facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge among faculty and graduate students.
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop their technical presentation skills.
  • Promote the research activities of the department to undergraduates and other interested individuals.

See the RSS web site for more information https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/Academics/StudentOrgs/aaerss

Congratulations to all.