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Dr. Semih M. Olcmen

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Dr. Semih Olcmen received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Istanbul Technical University and his doctorate from Virginia Tech. He also holds a post-grad diploma from Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics in Belgium. Olcmen is a fluid mechanics expert specializing in laser-based measurement techniques. He has designed numerous laser-doppler velocimetry, or LDV, probes for different applications.… Read more about Dr. Semih M. Olcmen

UA Engineering Alumni Honor 2020 Outstanding Senior

Peyton Strickland, who studied aerospace engineering and mechanics at The University of Alabama, received the 2020 Capstone Engineering Society Outstanding Senior Award. Part of the University Honors Program and the Accelerated Master’s Program, Strickland is on track to graduate with a 4.0 grade point average in both his bachelor’s and… Read more

Olcmen named ASGC campus director, Baker steps down after 13 years

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — An organization connecting students with NASA has named a new campus director at The University of Alabama. Dr. Semih Olcmen was appointed to the role of UA campus director of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium.  The ASGC is a member of the National Space Grant College and… Read more

Capstone Engineer – Fall 2008

With the decrease in state budget, the Capstone is increasingly relying on our generous alumni to help provide financial gifts to ensure the best and brightest students receive the stellar education available at The University of Alabama. This issue of the Capstone Engineer is focused on some of the gifts… Read more