Aerospace Engineering Students Win at AIAA YPSE Conference

Aerospace Engineering Students Win at AIAA YPSE Conference

Aerospace Engineering Students Win at AIAA YPSE Conference

AIAA YPSE Graduate Category, first place winner, Jonathan Lefebvre
AIAA YPSE Graduate Category, first place winner, Jonathan Lefebvre

Both undergraduate and graduate aerospace engineering students from the University of Maryland (UMD) took top honors at the 2019 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region 1 Young Professionals, Students, and Educators (YPSE) Conference held November 15 at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory’s Kossiakoff Center.

In the graduate category, both the first and third place wins went to UMD students. In first place was Jonathan Lefebvre (faculty advisor Associate Professor Dr. Anya Jones ) with his project “Influence of Downstream Bluff Body on Hotwire Anemometer Measurements” and receiving third was Alexandra Le Moine (faculty advisor Dr. Alison Flatau) and her work on “A Preliminary Investigation into the Effects of Turbulence Modulation in Particle-Laden Gas Turbine Engines.”

Winning first place in the undergraduate category were Aerospace engineering students Rachel Harvey and Imran Khawaja, along with UMD mechanical engineering student Peter Mnev, with their project “Robotic Habitat Technologies for Minimizing Crew Maintenance Requirements.”

The YPSE conference offers opportunities to Young Professionals (age 35 and under), Graduate, Undergraduate, High School students, and Educators to submit and present technical papers in any area of interest to the aerospace community and receive feedback from professionals in the industry. Best presentation awards are given in each category.

For more photos from the event, visit AIAA’s MidAtlantic Section Facebook page.

Related Articles:
Elon Musk Tweets Back
Four Aerospace Students Receive Society of Satellite Professionals International Scholarships
Chapin, Bowen win in Bioscience Day poster session
Student autonomous drone racing team takes 2nd place at IROS
Ph.D. student Usman Fiaz competes in Unix 50 challenge at Nokia Bell Labs
UMD Welcomes New Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars
Engineering Students Twice Victorious at International Rotorcraft Design Competition
Clark School Aerospace Engineering Faculty Recognized by AIAA National Capital Section
UMD Aerospace Engineering Students Receive VFF Scholarships
Exceptional Engineering Students Recognized with Dean's Awards

December 11, 2019


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

2020 Energy Seed Grants Awarded

Researchers Work to Develop Custom Conformal N95 Masks

Researchers Aim to Sterilize N95 Masks for Reuse

In Race With Virus, Researchers Speed Development of Medical Equipment

GAMMA Group's Research on Emotional Modeling and Social Robotics Featured in Forbes

Srivastava wins NSF funding for integrated circuit fabrication security

Protection Collections Abound for Local Health Care Workers

UMD Launches Center for Materials Innovation

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar