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Texas Undergraduate Research Day - February 23-24 2021

Student representative of Lamar University in 2021 was Dylan Palmer, Mechanical Engineering Major - mentor Dr. Chun-Wei Yao

dylan-palmerLU undergraduate presents research to state policymakers

The Advisory Board of the Office of Undergraduate Research selected Dylan Palmer, a mechanical engineering major, to represent Lamar University at the biennial Texas Undergraduate Research Day at Dylan Palmer working on his research. the Capitol in Austin. Palmer was selected from 10 nominations and seven eligible finalists for his research, “Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Aluminum Surfaces.”

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Posters on the Hill - April 20-21, 2020

Daniel QuispeDaniel Quispe, Mechanical Engineering Major - mentor Dr. Cristian Bahrim - has been selected to participate at the prestigious “Posters on the Hill” event held annually in Washington, D.C, with a paper on "Implementing Solar Energy into Southeast Texas with Efficient Solar Cells." This is an exceptional success for Lamar University. It is only the third time in 15 years when a Lamar student is selected to present research in front of policy makers on the Capitol Hill, in D.C. "Poster on the Hill" is the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate research showcase in the United States, and it is hosted by the Council of Undergraduate Research.

Lamar Alumni in Mechanical Engineering joins the Graduate Program at Rice University

Tyler NelsonTyler Nelson - mentor Dr. Ian Lian - has been accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program in the Rice University Applied Physics graduate program as a full-time student, beginning in the fall semester of 2020.

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