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Congratulations to Krzysztof Fidkowski

Sigma Gamma Tau named Professor Krzysztof Fidkowski as recipient of the 2015 Silver Shaft Award.| Short Read

Sigma Gamma Tau named Professor Krzysztof Fidkowski as recipient of the 2015 Silver Shaft Award! Aerospace engineering students elected Prof. Fidkowski, the faculty member who best demonstrated the qualities of “exceptional student instruction, clarity, sincerity and enthusiasm for aerospace.”

Professor Fidkowski’s research interests include robust algorithms for computational fluid dynamics, geometry management and mesh generation, parallel computation, large-scale model reduction, output-based error estimation, and design under uncertainty. Learn more about Prof. Fidkowski.

This story was written by Chaaru Raghavan.

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