The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a membership organization that thrives on collaboration, career enrichment, and skill development. Every year a select few are chosen for the ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship which encourages outstanding graduate students to pursue a doctorate in mechanical engineering. For the 2018-2019 academic year, Ph.D.
The Engineering Graduate Symposium (EGS) was held on October 26th. Poster sessions at EGS highlight the research achievements demonstrated by graduate students and focus on the communication of that work to a non-expert engineering audience.
The following ME students received awards for their research:
Emerging Research Basic Science Award
- Michael Wadas
Alejandro Azocar won 2nd place in the Student Paper Competition at the 40th Annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference on July 17-20, 2
Callan Luetkemeyer receives 2018-2019 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellowship
The J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program was established by Dr. J. Robert (BSE M ’45, BSE P ’45, MSE Phys ’47, PhD ‘50) and Betty Beyster to acknowledge that Ph.D.
University of Michigan (U-M) Mechanical Engineering (ME) graduate student Eishaan Gakhar has been leading the U-M Multidisciplinary Design Project (MDP) team in the development of CubeSat, a space ti
Five ME graduate students received NSF GRFP (National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program) awards this year. The NSF GRFP's goal is to increase the nation's human capacity in science and engineering by providing fellowships to early-career graduate students to support the development of a diverse and globally engaged U.S. science and engineering workforce. The recipients are:
PhD student Michael Wadas is the recipient of a Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) award.
Hossein Rokni, a PhD student in Professor Wei Lu's group, has been selected to receive the 2018 Park AFM Scholarship Award. This award is presented to a PhD student or postdoctoral scholar for performing exceptional nanocharacterization research with the quality and impact of an exemplary nanoscience scholar.
The ME Department would like to recognize the following students who have received honors and awards for their accomplishments.
Alexander Azarkhin Fellowship
This scholarship is presented to a U-M ME Ph.D. student who has an interest in Applied Mechanics. Alexander Azarkhin, who came to the U.S. from Russia to earn a second Ph.D, gifted it. After the U-M ME Department provided him with some much-needed assistance by helping to fund his studies, Azarkhin later decided to pay-it-forward by establishing this award for graduate students in ME.