National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Invited Talk at University of Virginia, Charlottesville

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Vikram Shyam, technical innovation in fundamental aeronautics, NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland talks about the work that lead to him being awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) during a ceremony at NASA Headquarters on Thursday, May 5, 2016. The PECASE awards represent the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers who are beginning their research careers. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Vik Shyam visited the Center for Applied Biomechanics and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA on 4/07/2016 to discuss collaboration opportunities in the fields of turbomachinery, biomimicry and fluid dynamics. In addition to meeting with several researchers to discuss topics including anti-icing, magnetic bearings, fluid dynamics of dolphin, whale and insect flight, vehicle crash testing and noninvasive measurements, Vik gave a seminar on biomimicry and application to biomechanics.