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UC's School of Aerospace Systems Hosting Graduate Seminar

The School of Aerospace Systems is offering a Graduate Seminar on “Advanced Turbine Engine Materials,” presented by principal GE Aviation engineer Robert Bruce on Feb. 15. The seminar is being held on UC’s Campus in Baldwin Hall from 3:00-4:00 PM in room 755.

By: Desiré Bennett

The School of Aerospace Systems is offering a Graduate Seminar on “Advanced Turbine Engine Materials,” presented by principal GE Aviation engineer Robert Bruce on Feb. 15. The seminar is being held on UC’s Campus in Baldwin Hall from 3:00-4:00 PM in room 755.

Robert Bruce

Robert Bruce

Robert Bruce is a Principle Engineer at GE Aviation, and conducts research on coatings and materials for applications in gas turbines. His areas of expertise include erosion and wear of materials and coatings, wear material combinations, turbine oils and thermal barrier coatings. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Twente in the Netherlands and a Master's degree in Tribology from the University of Leeds, England.

Bruce has authored several award winning papers and holds over fifty patents. He was the recipient of STLE’s Walter D. Hodson Award (1985), GE’s William L. Badger Award (1997), Vacuum Society’s R.F. Bunshah Award (1999), STLE’s P.M. Ku Award (2002), and NASA’s TGIR Award (2003).

The seminar is open to CEAS faculty, staff, Aerospace students and guests. For more information, contact Teresa Meyer at teresa.meyer@uc.edu