Undergraduate Researcher Awarded at Georgia Environmental Conference

Margaret Kilpatrick, a senior in the Mechanical Engineering program, was awarded a $1000 scholarship for her research presentation at the 14th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference held on Jekyll Island. Margaret is currently an undergraduate student researcher in the Aerospace Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Valentin Soloiu, Professor and Distinguished Chair. Marget’s research is focused on noise, vibrations, and emissions from the combustion of synthetic kerosene in an aerospace gas turbine. Students from 9 different universities throughout the Southeast participated in the competition.

Margaret Kilpatrick (left) with Award Certificate and her Faculty Mentor, Dr. Valentin Soloiu (right)

Posted in Awards and Recognition, Conferences and Symposiums, Undergraduate Research

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