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New Research Awards Listing
Congratulations to the Lee College of Engineering professors who received new research and additional funding awards for April, May and June 2014. A list of the new awards follows:
Herminso Villaraga-Gómez Wins the 2014 Carl Zeiss Scholarship
Herminso Villaraga-Gómez has been named the winner of the 2014 Carl Zeiss Student Scholarship. Mr. Villaraga-Gómez is an Optical Science and Engineering doctoral student, advised by Dr. Stuart Smith, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science.
Applying Science to Improve Manufacturing
Through their research in developing advanced machining analytical models, Dr. Tony Schmitz and his students are bringing science to the art of high-speed manufacturing. “We’re making manufacturing more efficient by applying a physics-based understanding of the processes involved,” said Dr. Schmitz, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering and associate of the Center for Precision Metrology. “This is smart machining for use in intelligent manufacturing.”
Dr. Bob Hocken Retires
Dr. Bob Hocken, one of the founding fathers of engineering and scientific research at UNC Charlotte, a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, the director of the Center for Precision Metrology, and an award-winning teacher, retires today, June 30, 2014.
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