Professor Diann Brei has been honored with the ASME 2018 Adaptive Structures & Materials Award. This award is presented to a member of the technical community who has made significant contributions to the advancement of the sciences and technologies associated with adaptive structures and/or material systems.
Professor Wei Lu and PhD student Hossein Rok
Assistant Professor Yue Fan is the recipient of a Haythornthwaite Young Investigator Award from the ASME Applied Mechanics Division. This award targets university faculty engaged in research in theoretical and applied mechanics that are at the beginning of their academic careers.
Jyoti Mazumder, the Robert H. Lurie Professor of Mechanical Engineering, been chosen as a recipient of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society's (TMS) 2018 Bruce Chalmers Award.
Lightweight composite materials in transportation reduce vehicle weight, which can have a large impact on improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions.
BY BRANDON PATTERSON AND MARC T. HENRY DE FRAHAN
The following article was written by ME Research Investigator Stephen Cain and published in The Conversation. View the original article here.