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Henry Sodano promoted to AIAA Associate Fellow

Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Henry Sodano has been promoted to an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Associate Fellow.| Short Read
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Associate Professor Henry Sodano has been promoted to AIAA Associate Fellow. This grade is given by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) to researchers “who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, who have done original work of outstanding merit, or who have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.”

Last month, Dr. Sodano received the Energy Harvesting Best Paper award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his publication, “ZnO Nanowire Interfaces for High Strength Multifunctional Composites with Embedded Energy Harvesting.” His speciality lies in advanced aerospace materials with a focus on composite materials, multifunctional materials, additive manufacturing, ceramics and nanotechnology.

Read more about Dr. Sodano’s research interests and accomplishments on his faculty page.

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