AAE faculty honored with Seed for Success Award

Professors R. Byron Pipes and Wenbin Yu and Research Asst. Prof. Johnathan Goodsell received a 2016 Seed for Success Award for their work with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).

More than 150 Purdue faculty and staff gathered in November for the Excellence in Research Awards dinner, celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of Purdue’s research community. Honorees included R. Byron Pipes, the John L. Bray Distinguished Professor of Engineering, who has a joint appointment with AAE, MSE and ChE, AAE Associate Professor Wenbin Yu, and AAE Research Assistant Prof. Johnathan Goodsell. The three received a 2016 Seed for Success award, along with Purdue Polytechnic Prof. Ronald Sterkenburg and Purdue Materials Engineering Prof. Alejandro Strachan, for their work with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). More information about that initiative can be found here. Principal investigators and co-investigators garnering an award of $1 million or more were recognized with the Seed for Success Award. 

pictured top right: R. Byron Pipes
pictured bottom left: Wenbin Yu
pictured bottom right: Johnathan Goodsell