The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has just announced that ME Professor Sridhar Kota ( https://me-web2.engin.umich.edu/zope/pubdir/bio?uniqname=kota ) has been elected as a fellow of ASME.
Professor Kota has made outstanding contributions to diverse fields of mechanical engineering design including rigid body kinematics, Compliant Mechanisms, MEMS, Adaptive Structures and Reconfigurable Machine Tools. He has demonstrated an extraordinary breadth and depth of research activity that is universally characterized by singular creativity and rigorous design work.
Professor Kota is recognized today as a leading expert in compliant mechanisms. He has also demonstrated a strong emphasis on technology transfer and invention of devices with practical applications in automotive, aerospace and MEMS fields.