Tyler Van Buren

Aug 18, 2011    

Tyler Van Buren was born and raised in Cobleskill, New York. He received his B.S. in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the spring of 2008. During his undergrad he served as a lab assistant for Dr. Michael Amitay where he worked closely with the graduate student’s projects as well as headed his own nano air vehicle feasibility project. He started his MS/PhD track in the fall of 2008 working for Dr. Michael Amitay using Electro Active Polymers to control laminar separation bubbles in low Reynolds number flows to increase stability and maneuverability of Micro Air Vehicles. He received his MS in the summer of 2010 and anticipates graduating by December 2012 with his PhD.

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