Durham Student wins top undergraduate award
(7 October 2005)
Robert Corin, final year engineering student was recently announced as the 2005 recipient of the Airbus Award for the Best Aeronautical Engineering Student.
The competition, judged by the Royal Aeronautical Society, awarded Robert the title for his CFD investigation into transient aerodynamic forces on overtaking road vehicles.
The Science, Engineering and Technology Student of the Year (SET) awards are an annual competition across all UK academic institutions to find the UK's best science, technology and engineering students.
Robert's win represents a tremendous achievement and is given in recognition of his outstanding academic record. Graduating with first class honours, Robert was Engineering’s Best Student for the 2004/5 academic year for which he was awarded the Russell Hoyle prize and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Best Project prize.
The SET awards provide a showcase for educational excellence by publicly recognising the exceptional achievements of both students and universities.
Full details of the competition can be found at: www.setawards.org