People in the news - Week of Sept. 27, 2019

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A paper by Ali Hamed, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was published in Physics of Fluids. Co-authored by Adam Peterlein ’20 and Lindsey Randle ’20, the paper is titled, “Turbulent Boundary Layer Perturbation by Two Wall-Mounted Cylindrical Roughness Elements Arranged in Tandem: Effects of Spacing and Height Ratio.”

William Finlay, professor emeritus of theater and dance, and Patricia Culbert, senior artist-in-residence emerita of theater and dance, recently co-founded The Newport Salon Theatre located in Newport, R.I. As the only professional, not-for-profit theater on Aquidneck Island, NST is dedicated to presenting bold, innovative, classic and contemporary productions in unique and intimate settings.

Heather Watson, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, was the featured speaker this week at “Science on Tap,” hosted by CapSci at Browns Brewing in Troy, N.Y. Her talk, “Meteorites: Keys to the Early Solar System,” discussed the origin of the solar system, and how rocks from space give clues to interpret the formation events that occurred more than 4 billion years ago.

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