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Dr. Soloiu, PI and Dr. Rahman co-PI win DoD – NSF grant; REU Site: Propulsion, Aerodynamics, Materials and Controls of Aerial Vehicles

The new $405K grant will develop research projects across the research laboratories (Aerospace, Aerodynamics, Subsonic tunnel and Wind Energy, Advanced Sensing, Intelligent Control, Fundamental Combustion, Ballistic Impacts) in the CEC at Georgia Southern University. The state of the art multidisciplinary research program will advance the fundamental knowledge on rotorcraft and wings aerodynamics performance, the combustion […]


Undergraduate Student Wins Award in Internal Combustion Engine Division Competition

Cesar Carapia, an undergraduate student in the BSME program, was awarded the first prize of $2500 for his presentation in ASME’s Internal Combustion Engine Division Undergraduate Student Presentation Competition. Cesar currently conducts research in the Automotive Combustion Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Valentin Soloiu, Professor and Allen E. Paulson Distinguished Chair Cesar’s research is […]


Student Teams Awarded at SAE World Congress in Detroit

An undergraduate and graduate student research team of the Engine Combustion laboratory, led by faculty advisor Dr. Val Soloiu, presented their research papers at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit MI (4-6 April 2017). The team, composed of Martin Muinos, Aliyah Knowles, Remi Gaubert, Jose Moncada, Bernard Ibru and Thomas Beyerl, presented […]


Georgia Environmental Conference Research Award

A team of Mechanical Engineering students, under the supervision of Dr. Valentin Soloiu, were awarded the “Outstanding Graduate Student Research Scholarship and Poster Award” at the 11th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference. Martin Muinos, a graduate student in the MSAE program, presented the student research on Combustion of Biofuels and was awarded a scholarship check of […]


Dr. Soloiu Win’s NSF RET Grant

Valentin Soloiu, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Allen E. Paulson Chair of Renewable Energy, and Rocio Alba-Flores, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, have been awarded a three-year grant of $524,706 by the National Science Foundation for their project entitled “ENgaging Educators in Renewable enerGY (ENERGY).” The NSF grant is part of the Research Experiences for […]