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Dr. Bhoi Receives Award for Scholarly Activity

Dr. Prakash Bhoi, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded the Faculty Award for Scholarly Activity by the College of Engineering and Computing. Dr. Bhoi received the award, in part, by securing an external grant from the National Science Foundation, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and publishing in high-impact factor […]

Graduate Students Wins Award at ASME Conference

Matthew DeMond, a graduate student in the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program, was awarded 2nd Place in the Student Paper Competition at ASME’s 2022 Power Conference and Nuclear Forum. Matthew received a $1,000 cash prize and an award certificate. Matthew researched novel sealing technologies for application in supercritical carbon dioxide power generation under […]

Professor Facilitates Collaboration with University in Austria

Dr. Aniruddha Mitra, Professor, recently visited Graz Institute of Technology in Austria. Dr. Mitra met with the University’s International Affairs Coordinator to discuss future collaboration efforts, including a student exchange program. In fact, two of TU Graz’s students will be taking engineering courses at Georgia Southern this Fall semester.

Assistant Professor Awarded $200k ERI Grant from NSF

Dr. Prakash Bhoi, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded an Engineering Research Initiation (ERI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $199,998. The primary research objective of the funded work is to develop methods to produce carbon-neutral or carbon-negative hydrogen-enriched syngas. Applications of the work include power generation, […]

CAD rendering of miniature HVAC system

Undergraduate Researcher to Present at ASME Conference

Jess Gale, an undergraduate student in the Mechanical Engineering program, recently had a conference paper accepted to ASME’s 2022 International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE). Jess is experimentally investigating the design and optimization of a miniature HVAC system for application in the active cooling of apparel garments. He is conducting research under the supervision […]