Andrew Nix, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at West Virginia University, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. ASME is a global engineering society comprised of more than 130,000 members in more than 151 countries. Less than 4,000 members have achieved ASME Fellow status.
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Students at West Virginia University will have the opportunity to experience a full additive manufacturing experience, thanks to a gift from GE Additive.
West Virginia University’s Experimental Rocketry team overcame near catastrophic setbacks to capture second place in the 10,000 foot-launch category at the second annual Spaceport America Cup.
Engineering students from West Virginia University’s Student Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering swept top honors in the Student Additive Manufacturing Contest that was held during the 2018 SAMPE Conference and Exhibition on May 21-24, in Long Beach, California.
At the end of year two of the EcoCAR 3 competition, the team from West Virginia University won the “Team to Watch” award, which is presented to the school that shows strong improvement from year one as well as the potential to grow in future years of the competition.
A pair of research teams from West Virginia University have received close to $500,000 in funding from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health.
A record number of students – five – from West Virginia University have been selected to participate in National Science Foundation-funded summer research fellowships with the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Home to three Nobel Prize winners, NIST is one of the leading research organizations in the world. Two – Will Howard and Nicholas Strogen – are engineering majors.
The latest gift from longtime West Virginia University supporters Dan and Betsy Brown will help fund activities related to the WVU Formula SAE racing team in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.