Corke Receives ND Research Award
On May 22, during the annual Presidentís Dinner, the University presented Thomas
C. Corke, the Clark Equipment Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, with the 2007 Research Achievement Award. Corke, the founding director of the Center for Flow Physics and Control, was recognized for his
to the study and understanding of fluid mechanics, which have resulted in more than
$8 million in research
funding and significant collaborations with industrial partners.
Corke joined the
University in 1999. He holds two patents and has been twice honored with the NASA Achievement Award. A fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers,
his most recent book, Design of Aircraft, is the capstone design text for
12 aerospace departments across the country.