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NRL Designs Faster, More Energy Efficient Unpiloted Underwater Vehicles
Nicole Xu, Ph.D., a U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Research Associate from the Laboratories for Computational Physics & Fluid Dynamics designs faster and more energy efficient underwater vehicles using bioinspired shark skin-like surfaces at the laboratory, Mar. 10. Xu 3D printed shark skin-inspired surfaces comprising various sized denticle structures to conduct initial experiments in a water tunnel.

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