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UAH senior Henderson selected for NIST paid summer internship

Dave Cook was listening when Dr. Willie May, then-acting director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), gave a December public talk after delivering the commencement address at The University of Alabama in Huntsville …


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UAH students will be keeping their eyes on the skies – and the prize – at upcoming NASA Student Launch competition

Fans of the HBO show "Game of Thrones" will know Viserion as Daenerys’ fearsome white and gold dragon. But a different Viserion will be taking to the skies at the 2017 NASA Student Launch competition on April 9 at Bragg Farms in Toney, Ala. …


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Seven UAH students in Space Hardware Club place at AIAA regional

Research presentations involving seven students at UAH placed at the recent AIAA Region II Student Conference in Starkville, Miss., and all UAH students who placed are members of the Space Hardware …


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UAH student's experience as “Marsnaut” further fuels interest in fusion propulsion research

Saroj Kumar spends a lot of time thinking about Mars. As a master’s candidate in aerospace engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), his research centers on the use of nuclear fusion propulsion to send rockets – and …


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Model T is a bright yellow family legacy for UAH engineering student

It’s old but subtly modern, it’s fast, it’s cool and it’s bright …


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UAH students win at recent AIAA SciTech Conference

A paper coauthored by University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) students Ashley Sharfenburg, an aerospace engineering senior, and Beth Dutour, a junior in aerospace engineering, won in the community outreach section of the AIAA National Student …


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Building wind tunnel is hands-on experience for three undergrads

Three engineering undergraduates are leaving behind a legacy for future students with their work on the design, construction and testing of a $2 million wind tunnel at …


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UAH student’s expandable pod takes grand prize in 3-D printing challenge

Thomas Salverson was first introduced to 3-D printing as a high school student in Gretna, Neb. "I was in a computer-aided design class and the science teacher who had the printer asked if I wanted to try it out," says the freshman mechanical and …


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Blue Origin internship experience "beyond comparison" for UAH student

Blue Origin may be best known for its reusable launch system, New Shepard, which successfully exceeded 330,000 feet in altitude before returning safely to Earth. But Robert Hicks found himself "firmly on the ground" during the three months he …


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MAE Chair Hollingsworth inducted into NC State MAE Hall of Fame

Dr. Keith Hollingsworth, chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at UAH, was recently inducted into the North Carolina State University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Hall of …


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