Kon-Well Wang, Stephen P. Timoshenko Collegiate Professor and Tim Manganello/BorgWarner Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, is selected to receive the 2018 Pi Tau Sigma-ASME Charles Russ Richards Memorial Award.
dynamics and vibrations
Galip Ulsoy, the C.D. Mote Jr. Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and William Clay Ford Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing, has been selected to receive the 2016 ASME Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award for his paper entitled "Time-Delayed Control of SISO Systems for Improved Stability Margins," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, April, 2015.
ME Assistant Research Scientist Tulga Ersal has been selected to receive the 2016 UMOR Research Faculty Recognition Award.
The Research Faculty Recognition Award recognizes a Research Assistant Professor or Assistant Research Scientist for exceptional scholarly achievements, as evidenced by publications and/or other scholarly activities in any academic field of study.
BY BRANDON PATTERSON AND MARC T. HENRY DE FRAHAN
From the beep of the morning alarm to chats with friends and coworkers and the sweet tunes of your favorite band, we are constantly surrounded by sound. We rely so much on hearing and sound for business, pleasure, and awareness of our everyday lives that, for most of us, a life without hearing is unfathomable. But for 70 million deaf people, this silence is reality. And it’s this reality that University of Michigan mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Aritra Sasmal is trying to understand and improve.
BY NICOLE CASAL MOORE
Okwudire and students win Best Oral Paper Award at 2015 American Society for Precision Engineering Conference
Left to right: Chinedum Okwudire, Xin Dong, Xiaowen Zhang
ME PhD student Seth Norberg's last article made the cover of the Journal of Applied Physics. In this feature article, atmospheric-pressure plasma jets (APPJs) are investigated using numerical simulations in the context of plasma medicine and biotechnology applications, as well as surface functionalization.