Erin Burrell (’20) received an NSF graduate research fellowship and will be starting a PhD program in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to study thermofluids.

Emily Pittman, a PhD candidate in Leslie Lamberson’s group, won DoD’s prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate fellowship. With the 3-year funding she will investigate metals under impact, analyzing their phase transitions and rate-dependent material and failure behaviors.