Gajapriya Tamilselvan, a doctoral student in aviation sciences at the College of Aeronautics, was recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration as the 2016 FAA Center of Excellence Outstanding Student of the Year for Outstanding Achievement in Aviation Research.
She was recognized for her efforts assisting John Deaton on his research into runway safety human factors.
IN THE PHOTO: Bill Crossley, center, from Purdue University presents Florida Tech doctoral student Gajapriya Tamilselvan the Federal Aviation Administration’s award for Outstanding Achievement in Aviation Research. They are joined by the FAA’s Ryan King. Both Crossley and King oversee the FAA’s PEGASAS Center of Excellence.