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Alumni News Brief

Bird offers keynote speech at nonprofit luncheon

James Bird, Ph.D. ’10 (engineering sciences - materials science and mechanical engineering), was keynote speaker for the Center for Excellence in Education’s annual Congressional luncheon in Washington, D.C.

Bird, an assistant professor at Boston University’s College of Engineering, studies fluid dynamics with a specific focus on the capillary dynamics of drops and bubbles. He spoke about the real-world applications of his bubble research, which include health care, energy, and materials.

The Center for Excellence in Education was founded in 1983 to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education to secondary school and higher education students.

Read more in the Fairfax County Times.

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