ME alumnus Yue Shao is the recipient of the ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award. This award recognizes highly accomplished graduate students who have produced exceptional dissertations of outstanding scholarly quality in any field of study.
Volker Sick, the Arthur F.
PhD student Longji Cui received an MRS Gold Medal at the 2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit in Boston, Massachusetts.
PhD student Cesar Barraza-Botet has just been selected as one of the 2018 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellows.
Jack Hu, the J. Reid and Polly Anderson Professor of Manufacturing, has been elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Hu was elected for his distinguished contributions to mechanical engineering and to the promotion of China-USA exchanges and cooperation in engineering sciences and technology. He was one of 18 foreign experts elected as CAE Foreign Members in 2017.
The IEEE Board of Directors has elevated Professor Kazu Saitou to IEEE Fellow, effective 1 January 2018, with the following citation: "for contributions in computational assembly and disassembly design of mechanical products."
The Engineering Graduate Symposium (EGS) was held on November 10th. The following ME students received awards:
Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize Winners
This is a College-level competition across all Departments/Programs for Ph.D. graduate students. It is intended to highlight the innovation and creativity demonstrated by Ph.D. students and will reward their outstanding research achievements.
ME Professor Albert Shih has been chosen as a recipient of the 2018 SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal.
This award honors significant published research leading to a better understanding of materials, facilities, principles, operations and their application to improve manufacturing processes.