The UK team, called “Energized Outboards,” took first place in the Manned Competition event.
Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation.
Faculty with the institute will serve as judges in an upcoming contest to find innovative solutions for using spent grains.
The independent, student-led organization won a national solar car competition for the first time in its 22-year history.
The project, “Permanent Magnetization and Corrosion-Related Field Prediction of Complex Structures,” will be funded in the amount of $751,596 over three years. ECE professor Rob Adams is the Co-I.
Contributions from this project will establish a cost-effective, accurate and robust reliability improvement framework for modern electric propulsion systems.
The program developed thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research, the College of Engineering and different departments and faculty research labs.
To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.
Nathan Jacobs, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, will serve as co-investigator and senior mentor.
Upon graduation, Lawhorn will work as part of the Space Exploration Systems Group within Jacobs Engineering in Houston.