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Splash at Northwestern: Spring Splash May 27th, 2023!

NU Splash Biography

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RUJING ZHA, Grad student studying mech. eng.

College: Northwestern University

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I obtained by Bachelor's in Aerospace Engineering at UT Austin in 2021. Previously, I worked a three-rotation co-op with Delta Flight Products, a Delta Air Lines subsidiary focused on design and integration of aircraft interior components.

My undergraduate research was focused on interfacial fracture, and my current research interests are in additive manufacturing of metal parts.

Past Classes

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E600: Introduction to Aeronautics in Splash 2022 (Apr. 02, 2022)
This course will cover key parts of the broad question, "How do planes work?" Topics to be covered include: -Fundamentals of fluids, including the airfoil, lift, and drag; -Propulsion -Stability and control -Parts of an aircraft -Time permitting, advanced topics including aeroelasticity and composites -Bonus: Commercial Airliner Planespotting guide