Momentum: Volume 7, issue 1 Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineering: Momentum | Page 2
2 MOMENTUM • VIRGINIA TECH MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
5 SENIOR DESIGN EXPO
37 projects , 278 students , 100,000 + hours over the course of a year , and it all comes together in one big event .
6 CAREER AWARD :
Shima Shahab has received an NSF CAREER award to develop nextgeneration acoustic holograms .
15 NEW ASME FELLOW
Pinhas Ben-Tzvi has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers .
USING ICE TO BOIL WATER
Researchers in Jonathan Boreyko ’ s lab have made a heat transfer discovery that expands on 18th century principle .
FIVE DEGREES IN FIVE YEARS
Gwyneth Schloer received three bachelor ’ s degrees , and she plans to finish two master ’ s degrees in a year .
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