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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Work on Wildfires is Finalist of the 2008 SET Awards

Ross Roxburgh (MEng student working on wildfires) was finalists for the The Bentley Motors Award for the Best Mechanical Engineering Student in the 2008 SET Awards:

Ross has also been awarded the Institute of Mechanical Engineering Project Prize and the John McKenzie Newton Prize to present his paper at the International Conference Forest Fires 2008 in Toledo. The title of his thesis was "Study of Wildfire In-draft Flows for Counter Fire Operations" and the lucky supervisor was Dr Rein.

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