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Turning 'Delayed' to 'On Time' Goal of UH Prof in Aircraft Turbulence Studies

Fazle Hussain, Hugh Roy & Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to research ways to reduce delays during aircraft takeoffs and landings caused by swirling vortices. These whirling masses of air follow a plane after a takeoff or landing and can be considerably dangerous to trailing aircraft.

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