Alumna Hocking wins Master's Division at AIAA International Student Conference

Alumna Hocking wins Master's Division at AIAA International Student Conference

Alumna Hocking wins Master's Division at AIAA International Student Conference

From Left to Right: Ferdinand Grosveld, Director of AIAA Region 1; Ms. Erica Hocking, MS'12, holding a $1000 check for wining the Master's Divison; Prof. Norman M. Wereley, Department Chair; and Prof. Mark Lewis, Past AIAA President and  Director of the Science and Technology Policy Institute at the Institute for Defense Analysis. 
From Left to Right: Ferdinand Grosveld, Director of AIAA Region 1; Ms. Erica Hocking, MS'12, holding a $1000 check for wining the Master's Divison; Prof. Norman M. Wereley, Department Chair; and Prof. Mark Lewis, Past AIAA President and  Director of the Science and Technology Policy Institute at the Institute for Defense Analysis. 

Clark School alumna Ms. Erica Hocking, a 2012 M.S. graduate in aerospace engineering, is the international winner of the Master's Division of the student paper competition at the 2013 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) International Student Conference.

Master's students, representing the seven AIAA Regional Student Conferences, including Europe, presented their papers and presentations on January 7, 2013. Ms. Hocking represented AIAA Region 1 as the winner of the 2012 AIAA Region 1-MA Student Conference. The AIAA International Student Conference is held concurrently at the 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, in Grapevine, Texas, at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center.

Ms. Hocking was presented with a plaque and a check for $1000 for her award winning presentation entitled: "Fabrication and Characterization of Small-Scale Pneumatic Artificial Muscles for a Bio-Inspired Robotic Hand" by Erica Hocking and Dr. N.M. Wereley, Professor and Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department.



January 9, 2013


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