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Undergraduate Students Sweep AIAA YPSE Conference

Undergraduate Students Sweep AIAA YPSE Conference

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.

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