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James McElreath

Texas A&M University College Station

James McElreath is an undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University,and currently assists Dr. Moble Benedict at the Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory. James was named the international runner-up of the Society's prestigious 2018 Robert L. Lichten Award competition for his paper "Tip Vortex Measurements on a Cycloidal Rotor Blade at Ultralow Reynolds Numbers.”

What are some of your current projects or research interests?

I'm currently running experiments to better understand the three-dimensional unsteady aerodynamics on a cycloidal rotor blade at the Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory.

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