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Mechanical engineering grad student wins NASA space research fellowship

Apr. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt graduate student Darren Tinker has selected by NASA for its 2016 class of Space Technology Research Fellows. Tinker is a second year graduate student in mechanical engineering. His research – An Additively Manufactured Torch Igniter for Liquid Propellants – is funded up to $74,000 for one year, but the award may be renewed for...

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Vanderbilt engineering grad student wins NASA fellowship

Aug. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt graduate student Electa Baker is one 65 individuals that NASA has selected for its 2013 class of Space Technology Research Fellows.   Electa Baker (John Russell / Vanderbilt) The fellowship will enable Baker to create new visualization methods that allow robot operators to assess the large amounts of information that they need to supervise...

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