Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne scholarships awarded for Spring 2013

Doctoral students Jinjun Zhang, Mechanical Engineering, and Elizabeth Nofen, Chemical Engineering, were awarded scholarships from the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) fund established at the Adaptive Intelligent  Materials & Systems (AIMS) Center in ASU’s School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy.

Munir Sindir, Director of Engineering Technical Disciplines at PWR, presented the awards during the AIMS Center Open House on  May 17th at the University Club.  Attendees present were  Aditi  Chattopadhyay, AIMS Center Director, Lenore Dai, AIMS Center Associate Director, AIMS Center   Faculty members and Kyle Squires, Director of School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and  Energy, and Industry colleagues from  ADOT, Advatech Pacific, and Boeing.

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne company, is a preferred provider of high-value propulsion, power, energy and innovative system solutions used in a wide variety of government and commercial applications, including engines for launch vehicles, missile defense systems and advanced hypersonic engines. United Technologies Corp sold its Rocketdyne unit, which was previously part of Pratt & Whitney, to Aerojet this past year.

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