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September 27, 2012
Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov and Graduate Student Hans Mayer have been awarded the 2012 Ig Noble Prize in Fluid Dynamics presented annualy by Harvard University "for studying the dynamics of liquid-sloshing, to learn what happens when a person walks while carrying a cup of coffee." Further details on the award can be found at the following link:
February 23, 2012
Professor Sumita Pennathur has been awarded the Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce Award for Innovation. The Award for Innovation is the most prestigious award given by the Chamber of Commerce, and past winners include Chancellor Yang, Dr. Walter Kohn, and Dr. Alan Heeger. The award will be presented at the Chamber's State of the City event on March 12, 2012 at the Fess Parker Double Tree Resort. More information about the event can be found here:
January 9, 2012
New York Times:  "Revisiting the Deepwater Horizon Plumes" by Justin Gillis Wall Stree Journal: "Spill Study Explains How Bacteria Cleaned Gulf" by Gautam Naik ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- UCSB Press Release:
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