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Faculty Honors

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) department, led by Chair Juan Lasheras, organized the successful 54th Annual Meeting of the Fluid Dynamics Division of the American Physical Society held in November. More than 1100 engineering scientists from across the globe traveled to San Diego to participate.

Marcos Intaglietta (BioE) has been awarded the Doctorate of Medicine, Honorus Causa, from the University of Munich Medical School.

Sutanu Sarkar (MAE) received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award for scientific cooperation between the U.S.A. and Germany. The award was presented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Paul Sung (BioE) received an honorary professorship at the Peking Union Medical College for Orthopaedics and Basic Medical Sciences.

Frank Talke (MAE) has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Charles Tu (Chair, ECE), James Lemke (MAE) and Miroslav Krstic (MAE) were elected Fellows of the IEEE.

C.M. Uang (SE) will receive the Raymond C. Reese Research Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his research on cyclic testing of steel moment connections rehabilitated with RBS or welded haunch.