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ENGINEERING PROGRAM IS FEATURED IN CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

A recent $2 million NASA Langley Research Center grant, under which Old Dominion will lead a prestigious group of universities in revamping aerospace engineering teaching, is featured in this week's Chronicle of Higher Education.

In "Old Dominion U. and Partners Plan Distance Network to Teach Aerospace Concepts," the Chronicle outlines the program to enhance aerospace workforce training through a synergistic coupling of leading edge technologies. The consortium includes MIT, University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana Cornell, Syracuse and George Mason universities and the University of Florida.

Ahmed K. Noor, director of Old Dominion's Center for Advanced Engineering Environments (CAEE), eminent scholar and professor of aerospace engineering, will lead the consortium, which will be headquartered at CAEE, an enterprise center of Old Dominion's College of Engineering and Technology.

To read the complete article, visit http://www.odu.edu/webroot/orgs/IA/university_news.nsf/articles/06072002080608AM.

This article was posted on: June 7, 2002

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