Aerospace student selected to receive a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship

August 6, 2015

Lydia Wermer, a Ph.D. student at Aerospace Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to receive a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. She will pursue a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering under the guidance of Prof. Seong-kyun Im. During her fellowship tenure, she will investigate the ignition and flame propagation enhancement by plasma assisted technologies. The research will contribute to developing modern combustion based energy conversion devices with higher efficiency and lower emissions.