Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov's elegant work on fluid mechanics, oscillations and coffee cups is featured in the December issue of Scientific American. For readers with a subscription, the article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1211-22b
Today President Obama named Sumita Pennathur one of the recipients of the PECASE award, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early states of their independent careers.
ME Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov has been awarded a DARPA Young Faculty Award which was announced September 19, 2011. His award is for a proposal entitled, "Low-dimensional modeling and identification of finite-amplitude instabilities in complex systems." The press release concerning the DARPA YFA program and awardees can be found here:
DARPA Grants More than $11M to Young Scientists