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Graduate Student Symposium Winners Announced


More than 230 people attended at the third annual ME Graduate Student Symposium held October 5.

Congratulations to the following graduate students for winning best poster and presentations awards:


1st: Karim Hamza

2nd: Chang-Ju Kim

3rd: Essam Al-Bahkali


Dynamics, Systems and Controls

1st: Hosam Fathy

2nd: Farshid Maghami Asl

3rd: Szabolcs Sovenyi

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Combustion:

1st: Alan McGaughey

2nd: Aristotelis Babajimopoulos

3rd: Charles Funk

Design and Manufacturing:

1st: Kerr-Jia Lu

2nd: Charles Kim

3rd: Karim Hamza


1st: Sarah Calve

2nd (tie): Alaa Ahmed, Kathleen DeSantis Klinich

Solid Mechanics and Materials:

1st: Essam Al-Bahkali

2nd: Parag Dixit

3rd: Shawn Lin

This event was made possible by the efforts of many people. Thanks go out to the members of the symposium committee: Harsha Badarinarayan, Matt Cavalli, Haitham Mahmoud, Nikhil Mudaliar, Ramana Sankara, Melissa Chernovsky, Amit Dhingra, Tiffany Miller, Luciana DaSilva, Kangwon Lee and Laura Elgas. Thanks to Professors Jun Ni and Charlie Hasselbrink for participating in the panel discussion, to all the judges who volunteered their time, to the many students who helped with the set up and clean up yesterday, and to the numerous faculty members in attendance.

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