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Dr. Plesniak to Co-Chair Largest Conference in Fluid Dynamics
August 31, 2023
We are excited to announce that Dr. Michael Plesniak will co-chair the 2023 meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics!
Solving Urban Air Mobility Safety Concerns Through Innovative Research
August 30, 2023
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Peng Wei was awarded a $1.2M grant by NSF’s Cyber-physical Systems Program to solve the current safety challenges surrounding the emerging area of urban air mobility applications.
GW Awarded a Sloan Foundation Grant to Launch Open Source Program Office
August 28, 2023
GW has been awarded a two-year, $685,652 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to establish an Open Source Program Office! Professor Lorena Barba will serve as the Faculty Advisor.