Class of 2010, Mechanical Engineering
University of Tulsa junior Caitlin Clancy has been named a 2009 Goldwater Scholar, the premier award for recognizing students pursuing careers in science, mathematics and engineering.
Clancy has participated in the Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge, where faculty mentors and internal funding fueled their research.
Caitlin Clancy is successful in many academic and athletic arenas and was recently named an Outstanding Senior by the TU Alumni Association. During her SENEA trip to China in 2008, the mechanical engineering major from Tucson redesigned a horizontal axis wind turbine, planned and maintained a biogas digester, conducted rectangular hollow section beam testing and investigated the influence of soil additives. She presented her research at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 3rd International Conference on Energy and Sustainability in San Francisco.
Clancy also competes as a pole vaulter for TU’s track and field team, and she holds school records in both the indoor and outdoor events.