Researcher receives Young Investigator Award for wind tunnel research

Dr. Lian Duan (right), assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, works with Chao Zhang, a Ph.D. candidate in aerospace engineering.

Dr. Lian Duan (right), assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, works with Chao Zhang, a Ph.D. candidate in aerospace engineering.

Dr. Lian Duan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to support his research on how noise affects wind tunnel testing of boundary-layer transition for high-speed, hypersonic flight. [Read more…]

UMR research aimed at protecting hypersonic missiles from high heat

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla have received $450,000 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for the continued study of ultra-high temperature ceramics.

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