Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel  
 
search

UMD    This Site





Aerospace engineering graduate student Brandon Bush has won the 2008-2009 Flagship Fellowship award.

Aerospace engineering graduate student Brandon Bush has won the 2008-2009 Flagship Fellowship award.

 

Aerospace engineering graduate student Brandon Bush has won the 2008-2009 Flagship Fellowship award.

The Flagship Fellowships Program is an initiative of the University of Maryland Graduate School intended to help programs to recruit and retain truly exceptional students. Created through enhancement funding awarded competitively by the Office of the Provost, the Flagship Fellowships embody the university?s goal of joining a select group of research institutions widely known for an overall doctoral program that has achieved the highest level of excellence. A committee with broad disciplinary representation, appointed by the Graduate School, serves as the selection committee.

Brandon?s doctoral research focuses on the computational study of low Reynold?s number aerodynamics, such as the flight of insects and small birds. By understanding the flow physics of these naturally efficient flying creatures, he hopes to be able to contribute to improvements in the aerodynamic efficiency and eventually the commercial viability of current and future generations of micro-air vehicles.

April 17, 2008


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

Elaine Oran Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Hacking Tomorrow's Tech World

A higher-energy, safer and longer-lasting zinc battery

Four Clark School Professors Receive Competitive DURIP Grants

Tapping into the Largest Transportation Big Data Archive Is Easier than Ever

Brin Family Prize to Support Excellence in Drone-Related Activity

UMD Startup North American Wave Engine Corp. Receives Investment from USM Venture Capital Fund

Maryland researchers awarded DARPA cooperative agreement to develop robotic swarm strategies

State, university officials celebrate launch of newly formed, cross-discipline transportation institute

Scientists Mix the Unmixable to Create 'Shocking' Nanoparticles

 
 
Back to top  
Wind Tunnel Home Clark School Home UMD Home Aerospace home