Joshua Rovey

Grants go to faculty for recruiting doctoral students

Posted by on April 4, 2017

The office of graduate studies implemented a Doctoral Student Recruitment Grant proposal program that was open for proposals starting in December 2016. The selection committee awarded approximately $23,000 in grant funds to assist departments in recruiting highly competitive doctoral students. The funded proposals are:

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Rovey earns AIAA Lawrence Sperry Award

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Dr. Joshua Rovey, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will receive the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Lawrence Sperry Award for 2016. This award honors Lawrence B. Sperry, pioneer and inventor, and is presented for a notable contribution made by a young person to the advancement of aeronautics and astronautics. Rovey was nominated by Dr. Lokeswarappa Dharani, Curators’ Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, for “exceptional contributions to research in the areas of plasma dynamics and space propulsion, and to the Missouri S&T AIAA student branch.” He will receive a medal and certificate of citation at the AIAA Science and Technology Form and Exposition on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.

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