On Labor Day evening, a group of 10 West Virginia University students gathered around a pile of pizza boxes and textbooks, recapping their weekends and planning for the week of classes ahead.
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For the third consecutive year, the team from West Virginia University found itself on the podium at the NASA's Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkages or Robo-Ops Competition, held May 24-26, at the Rock Yard at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The Mountaineers finished second behind University of Oklahoma, with University of Utah finishing third.
Four students at West Virginia University have been awarded fellowships from the National Science Foundation that will allow them to continue their studies at the graduate level.
On any given morning, long before classes begin at West Virginia University, you will find Powsiri Klinkhachorn walking through the halls of the Engineering Sciences Building, carrying a box. Ask him what's inside and his answer is simple: "Robot parts."
The research accomplishments of graduate engineering and science students will be on display Friday, October 9, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at West Virginia University's Museum Education Center.