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Brett Dalrymple

Pennsylvania State University

Brett Dalrymple is a first year M.S. student at The Pennsylvania State University majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He is working with Dr. Ed Smith to design, optimize, and test composite blades for high-speed rotorcraft. The goal of this research is to successfully develop a tool to significantly shorten blade design cycles in blade structural design. His research and coursework will be conducted at the Penn State University Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence (PSU VLRCOE) in coordination with Penn State's Applied Research Lab and supporting U.S. Army Lab Facilities. Additionally, he is a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army through Penn State's ROTC program, where he is now serving in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

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