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The 2009-2010 ASME fellows.

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Randall J. Allemang

Randall J. A1lemang has been involved in the area of experimental modal analysis throughout his entire career. He pioneered the use of multiple input, multiple output estimation of frequency response functions, developed the concept of cyclic averaging, formulated the modal assurance criterion and the enhanced frequency response function and reformulated modal parameter estimation algorithms into the unified matrix (coefficient) polynomial approach. He is recognized as one of the preeminent experts in the field. Ph.D. (1980), University of Cincinnati.

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Farrukh S. Alvi

Farrukh S. Alvi is known for his work in experimental gas dynamics and flow control, in particular for using microjet-based actuators. He currently holds four patents. Alvi's Boeing-FSU team developed the actuators implemented in a full-scale supersonic store release sled test for the Holloman Air Force Base DAR, PA program--the first sled test of its kind and the first supersonic store release. Presently, he is the director of the Florida Center for Advanced AeroPropulsion, a consortium of five universities with nearly $15 million from the state of Florida, charged with advancing aerospace technologies and creating partnerships with national aerospace industries. Ph.D. (1992), Pennsylvania State University.

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Forrest Ames The contributions of Forrest Ames in education, research, professional practice, and service are recognized for their quality and depth. Of particular significance is his development of unique experimental facilities to simulate important phenomena which occur in gas turbine engine components. His papers in this area are world recognized for their rigorous approaches to measurement, analysis, and interpretation. Ames is also well known for his development of experimental correlations and new computational turbulence models, and for his accomplishments as a mentor and educator to the graduate students whose thesis work he has supervised. Ph.D. (1991), Stanford University.

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James A. Ashton-Miller

James A. Ashton-Miller is an outstanding scholar who has published over 183 scientific papers, 15 book chapters, and one patent, and has chaired 24 doctoral dissertations. His research has significantly helped our understanding of the biomechanics of human spinal disorders, human balance and locomotion, falls and fall-related injuries in older adults, pelvic floor problems, vaginal birth-related injuries in women, and the pathomechanics of anterior cruciate knee ligament injuries in athletes. He has been recognized with national and international awards for his research, served as president of a national society and now serves on several national committees active in the area of injury prevention. Dr. Philos. (1982), University of Oslo.

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou

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Kyriacos A. Athanasiou is an international leader in bioengineering research, specializing in the cartilages of the musculoskeletal system. He is also an entrepreneur who has translated research results into commercial enterprises. His pioneering and extensive work in tissue engineering has addressed the important biomedical goal of cartilage healing. Athanasiou has published approximately 200 peer-reviewed articles and filed 28 U.S. patents (19 issued). He went on to launch four U.S. companies founded on discoveries within his group, and these companies now produce widely used medical products. Ph.D. (1989), Columbia University

Richard J. Basile

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Richard Basile is an internationally recognized expert in the area of pressure equipment engineering. He has used that expertise toward the betterment of ASME Codes and Standards and related research activities in the development of "practicable engineering and organization solutions" related to ASME Code requirements. In this regard, he has participated as a member of the ASME BPV Code Committees and related committee activities for over 20 years and provided valuable and progressive management and technical contributions in those areas. Highlight examples are his major contributions to the recent ASME Section VIII Division 2 rewrite and Pressure Relief systems requirements. BSME (1974), University of Cincinnati.

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Alain Berlioz

Alain Berlioz is both a researcher and educator in the field of dynamics of structures and rotors. He has recently finished writing a book on structural mechanics. He is associate editor of the ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics and belongs to the advisory board of the International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos in Engineering Systems. Berlioz has organized symposiums in the framework of ASME DET Conferences. He has reviewed articles for many journals, in particular for those of the ASME. Ph.D. (1991), Institut National des Sciences Appliquees of Lyon.

Gregory H. Berry

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During his 21 year career working with the petroleum and chemical industries as a rotating equipment engineer, machinery leader, and chief technology engineer, Berry has excelled in the design, engineering, and construction of complex engineering projects throughout the world. His accomplishments include the management of teams, the management and solving of complex technical challenges, and the development of work processes and procedures that ensure high quality solutions. Berry has served as a leader to the engineering community through the ASME South Texas Section, the ASME Apollo Subsection, and the NCEES mechanical PE Exam Committee. BSME (1989), Purdue University.

Hakim A. Bouzid

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Hakim A. Bouzid is internationally recognized for his technical contributions in understanding and modeling the complex behavior of bolted flange joints and developing new gasket testing procedures for PVRC and ASTM. He has provided leadership to the ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division, as Technical Committee Chair for Computer Technology and Bolted Joints and as associate editor for the ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology as well as for the International Journal on Industrial Risk Engineering. He is an active member of the ASME Codes & Standards Special Working Group on Bolted Flanged Joints. Bouzid has made contributions to both research and education. He has published over 80 papers and advised many graduated students. Ph.D. (1995), Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal.

Michael V. Casey

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Michael V. Casey has made significant contributions to turbomachinery aerodynamics. His achievements in industry are in the design of products as well as in the extension of knowledge. He developed methods for designing radial compressors and computing their performance, many of which are now standard industrial design tools. He is currently professor for thermal turbomachinery at the University of Stuttgart, with a concentration on steam turbine and turbocharger research. He is a consultant at the prestigious turbomachinery consultancy, PCA Engineers. He has won seven awards and has been a generous contributor to the profession, notably through his conference organization and journal support. Ph.D. (1973), University of Oxford.

Jingyi Chen

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Jingyi Chen, a professor at the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, has made continuous contributions in the field of turbomachinery aerodynamics. His early contributions in 1970s include the equation of motion along arbitrary curves in turbomachinery, a method for solving 3-D flow and its numerical code. He then proposed a concept of "correlating flow fields" to develop a method and code for the flow with splitter and tandem blades. In the last 20 years, within the area of compressor flow instability, Chen has made many findings in measured internal pressure patterns, wavelet analysis, unsteadiness of tip leakage flow, rotating inlet distortion, micro-tip-injection and flow structures in the tip region. He has authored over 100 journal and conference papers. MS (1962), Moscow Higher Technical School.

Shu Chien

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Shu Chien has established the fundamental determinants of blood viscosity, including the molecular and mechanical bases of red blood cell deformability and aggregation, and white blood cell deformability and adhesion to endothelial cells, by using a combination of experimental studies and theoretical analysis. He has elucidated the molecular basis of mechanotransduction in endothelial cells in response to different patterns of shear flow and mechanical stretch. Chien has shown the interplay of external shear stress, intercellular interactions, cellmatrix traction force, and cytoskeletal remodeling in modulating intracellular rheology and cellular function. Chien won the ASME Melville Medal in 1990 and 1996. Ph.D. (1957), Columbia University.

Thomas F. Christian

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Thomas F. Christian's career spans 36 years. He has worked for the USAF since 1980. He led modernizations of the AC-130H and MH-53M for the special operations forces and the USAF/RAAF HH-60G joint flight test. He managed a 731 person team, including 500 engineers, that became the first organic software group in the DOD aviation community to achieve CMMI Maturity Level 5. Christian is the systems engineering technical advisor for all USAF aircraft developments and is one of the top eight senior level engineers out of approximately 11,000 engineers employed by the Air Force Materiel Command. Ph.D. (1974), Georgia Institute of Technology.

John M. Cimbala

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John M. Cimbala has made numerous outstanding contributions to the thermal/fluid sciences since earning his doctorate. Experimental and computational research projects include wakes, jets, vortical flows, turbulence modeling, cavitation, indoor ventilation and air pollution control, hydroturbines, neutron radiography, reactor cores, heat pipes, and particle resuspension. At Penn State he has been instrumental in developing the Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department's co-op program, "Undergraduate Fluid Flow Laboratory, and Instrumentation Laboratory. He developed the department's introductory graduate fluid mechanics course sequence. Cimbala has also been a pioneer in the use of the Internet and Tablet PCs to enhance teaching. He is co-author of several widely used textbooks on fluid mechanics, indoor air quality, thermodynamics, and heat transfer. Ph.D. (1984), California Institute of Technology.

Elizabeth Croft

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Elizabeth Croft is a dedicated engineer, scholar, teacher and mentor, who is passionately devoted to supporting, promoting and increasing the participation and retention of women in engineering. An expert in robotics and industrial automation, her work enables robots to work productively and safely in human environments--from factories and hospitals to homes. As a teacher, she has developed visionary and award-winning educational programs, as well as innovative, extra-curricular programs to support her students' professional development outside the classroom. She is an energetic, motivational speaker, introducing young girls to the possibility of an engineering career. Ph.D. (1995), University of Toronto.

J. Richard Culham

J. Richard Culham has distinguished himself in academia with a record of fundamental and applied research, teaching, mentoring and course development, and service to the university, the profession and the community. He has a 25-year record of outstanding externally funded research in collaboration with many of North America's leading telecommunications and electronics companies. Culham has an extensive publication record with more than 120 peer reviewed publications in international journals and conference proceedings. He has supervised close to 100 students at the graduate and undergraduate level. Culham has received multiple awards for his contributions to teaching, scholarship and service. Ph.D. (1989), University of Waterloo.

Swaroop Darbha

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Swaroop Darbha's professional reputation, earned from his innovative research in intelligent transportation systems, unmanned vehicles, and control theory, is recognized internationally. Among his many research contributions are the development of automatic vehicle following algorithms, traffic flow models, and diagnostic algorithms for air brakes in trucks. Darbha is an associate editor of the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, and the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. He has published approximately 100 papers in dynamic systems and controls. His education accomplishments include the development of two new courses and graduating twenty-five Ph.D. and MS students. Darbha has received three awards for teaching excellence. Ph.D. (1994), University of California at Berkeley.

Milton Davis

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Milton Davis is an internationally recognized authority and contributor in the field of aircraft gas turbine engine operability. He has been instrumental in the development and application of mathematical models for compressor stability, post stall behavior, and engine-aircraft inlet compatibility. Davis now leads such activities at his company, Aerospace Testing Alliance at the Arnold Engineering Development Center, which has fostered the use of these models by NASA, DOD, and the aircraft gas turbine industry. Davis has served the profession with his active involvement in AIAA, SAE and ASME technical activities. He has served as chair of the ASME IGTI's Education and Aircraft Engine Committees, and is a member of the Turbomachinery Committee. Ph.D. (1987), Virginia Tech.

Jean-Marc Delhaye

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Jean-Marc Delhaye, currently at Clemson University and formerly at CEA/Grenoble (French Atomic Energy Commission), has made extensive and outstanding original research contributions to two-phase flow and heat transfer as well as to two-phase flow instrumentation. Delhaye has achieved excellence in education and dissemination of knowledge in the field of two-phase thermal-hydraulics in France and the United States. D.Sc. (1970), Universite de Grenoble.

Kuniaki Dohda

Kuniaki Dohda has made significant contribution to metal forming, process tribology, surface engineering and micro/meso manufacturing. His research has resulted in new and efficient processing techniques currently in use in the automotive and metal forming industries. He has published over 150 articles and supervised 50 MS and Ph.D. students. Dohda currently chairs the Process Tribology Committee in the Japan Society of Technology and Plasticity. He is a senior professor in the Department of Engineering Physics, Electronics and Mechanics at the Nagoya Institute of Technology. Ph.D. (1986), Nagoya University.

David R. Dowling

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David R. Dowling is internationally recognized in the field of acoustics, for his pioneering work in time reversal methods, array signal processing, and photoacoustic leak detection, and in the field of fluid mechanics for contributions in turbulent mixing and wall-bounded flows. Dowling is an award-winning educator and mentor. He is the past director of the undergraduate program in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan and has significantly contributed to improving its curriculum. He has provided outstanding service to his profession by organizing special sessions for conferences and acting as an associate editor for the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Ph.D. (1988), California Institute of Technology

Ruxu Du

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Ruxu Du is a founding director of the Institute of Precision Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Center of Precision Engineering at the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology. He and his team are playing an important role in supporting the manufacturing industry in the Pearl River Delta area. He designed and built a number of innovative machines and developed several new methods for condition monitoring and fault diagnosis. Du has authored more than 100 journal papers and 120 conference papers. Ph.D. (1989), University of Michigan.

Winncy Du

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Winncy Du has established outstanding records in both scholarship and education, while providing exemplary service to ASME at several levels. She jointly received a $1.36 million grant from the NSF and led a research project on pipe inspection using robotic and sensor technologies. She has contributed to the books Smart Sensors and Sensing Technology (Springer-Verlag 2008) and Resistive, Capacitive and Inductive Based Sensing Technologies (Taylor & Francis, to be published in 2010-2011). Du developed several university-level courses, laboratory experiments, and online learning tools. She has directly instructed undergraduates and served as reading committee chair for more than 20 graduate students. Ph.D. (1999), Georgia Institute of Technology.

Fokion N. Egolfopoulos

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Fokion N. Egolfopoulos of the University of Southern California is an internationally recognized researcher in the fundamentals of combustion, with outstanding contributions to the areas of laminar flames, two-phase reacting flows, and fuel chemistry. He has been a leader and active participant in many scientific and technological undertakings and enterprises, and is currently the editor-in-chief of Combustion and Flame, the official journal of the Combustion Institute. Egolfopoulos has published extensively in journals on heat and mass transfer, energy, fuels, the environment, and combustion and propulsion. He has supervised many doctoral students, and has been prominently recognized with national and international awards. Ph.D. (1990), University of California, Davis.

Srinath V. Ekkad

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Srinath V. Ekkad is one of the leading researchers in the field of gas turbine heat transfer and cooling. He has over 20 years of experience in academic research and industrial design. He has published over 110 peer reviewed journal and conference publications and co-authored the seminal book, Gas Turbine Heat Transfer and Cooling Technology. Ekkad has received funding from a variety of federal, state and private agencies. He has also received one patent and has two patent disclosures ongoing. He received the inaugural ASME Bergles/ Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer in 2004 for his significant contributions to experimental heat transfer. Ph.D. (1995), Texas A&M University.

Ali Erdemir

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Ali Erdemir's research areas are surface engineering and tribology where he pioneered the development of new materials and coatings providing ultra low friction and wear coefficients. He has more than 230 publications in archival journals, scientific books, and handbooks. Erdemir is one of the most sought-after scientists in his field for invited, keynote, and plenary talks. He holds nine U.S. patents with five additional pending. He has also received the P,&D 100 Award four times and also a Discover Magazine Technology Award. He is an active volunteer in professional society activities. Ph. D. (1986) Georgia Institute of Technology

Abdulkadir Erden

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Abdulkadir Erden has made significant contributions to the development of Turkish engineering education in the areas of engineering design, mechatronics and manufacturing engineering. He established the mechatronics engineering minor program at METU in 1998. This program was the first in the area of mechatronics education in Turkey. He also established the Mechatronics Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering departments at ATILIM University. Erden served as the first ASME Correspondent for Turkey from 1992 to 1994. Between 2002 and 2004 he was a member of the Executive Committee of the ASME International Turkey Section. He initiated the International Virtual Design Studio Project in 1996 with Union College in New York. He has many published works on the theory of engineering design, mechatronics design, engineering education and electric discharge machining. Ph.D. (1977), Middle East Technical University.

Cahit Evrensel

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Cahit Evrensel's scientific interests cover a broad range of areas in mechanical and biomedical engineering. Some of his recent and current research includes respiratory fluid mechanics and cough clearance, cancer treatment, improvement of snow plowing visibility, fuel cell modeling, controllable dampers, and vibration control in washing machines. Evrensel has consulted for the local branches of national and international companies. He has received an international Fulbright scholarship and other local teaching awards at the University of Nevada, Reno. Evrensel has been an active member of the ASME Bioengineering Division and organized many technical sessions at ASME international conferences. Ph.D. (1985), Lehigh University.

Ali Fatemi

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Ali Fatemi with more than 130 publications has made significant contributions to the understanding of fatigue of materials and structures, both at the basic level as well as in application to the design and life prediction of components and structures. He has developed several fatigue damage models and is internationally known with more than 1,000 citations of his publications. The Fatemi-Socie model is now the best known critical plane fatigue model. Fatemi has developed several durability-related educational classes for practicing engineers, has co-authored the second edition of a popular fatigue textbook, and has directed the dissertations of 15 Ph.D. students and the theses of 27 MS students. Ph.D. (1985), The University of Iowa.

Brian Feeny

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Brian Feeny is an internationally recognized expert in nonlinear dynamics and mechanical vibrations. He has made significant contributions to several areas of research, including the dynamics of systems with friction, parameter identification for nonlinear system models, and modal decomposition methods. He has applied his expertise to a variety of engineering systems including tuned vibration absorbers, bio-locomotion, and vibrations in wind energy turbine blades. Feeny is also a popular educator and ambassador for engineering, widely known for his classroom lectures and outreach activities in which he motivates and educates aspiring engineers using physical demonstrations of vibration phenomena. Ph.D. (1990), Cornell University.

Mauro Ferrari

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Mauro Ferrari has been an extraordinary contributor to mechanical engineering. With his background in mechanical engineering he generated innovation in medicine and science. He initiated nanofluidics, pioneered biomedical micro electro mechanical systems, and developed systematic approaches to multi-scale mechanics. His earlier contributions were in the field of homogenization theory for composites, and thermoelasticity. He is recognized as the leader in nanomedicine, and is the main architect of the U.S. national program in cancer nanotechnology. Ferrari's platform nanotechnologies in multistage, systemic drug delivery, implantable nanochannel devices, proteomic nanochips, and tissue regeneration bionanoscaffolds are at the cutting edge of innovation in medicine. Ph.D. (1989), University of California, Berkeley.

William V. Fitzgerald

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William V. Fitzgerald has been active in the field of control valve design and maintenance for nearly 35 years, with special emphasis in the nuclear and fossil power industries. He is considered a leading global expert in the field of control valve maintenance and was the inventor of the first automated control valve troubleshooting device, the Flowscanner. This device spawned a whole new approach to control valve maintenance. Fitzgerald has published over 50 papers and articles on this subject, and lectured and taught all over the world. He also authored the book, Control Valves for the Chemical Process Industry. MBA (1998) Southern Methodist University.

Daniel G. Friend

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Daniel G. Friend has been a pioneer in the study of the transport properties of fluids, including the development of a theory for the description of transport phenomena in moderately dense gases. He also participated in the first experimental observation of critical enhancement in the thermal conductivity of mixtures. Both lines of research have had a revolutionary impact on theoretical developments and modeling of fluid systems, including mixtures, for engineering systems design and analysis. This work has resulted in standard reference correlations and databases for power generation systems, petroleum, natural gas, refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, environmental monitoring and remediation, and other industrial systems. Ph.D. (1978), University of Colorado.

Qiaode Jeffrey Ge

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Qiaode Jeffrey Ge has made pioneering contributions to the field of kinematic geometry, especially to biquarternion based motion interpolation and mechanism design. He has authored more than 100 refereed journal and conference articles and has four U.S. patents and one E.U. patent. He was an associate technical editor for the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design from 2003 to 2006 and is currently on the editorial boards of three international journals. Ge has held a number of leadership positions within the ASME Design Engineering Division, including general program chair (2006, 2008) of ASME IDETC/CIE conferences and Conference chair of the ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. Ph.D. (1990) University of California at Irvine.

Evans C. Goodling

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Evans C. Goodling has been a dedicated member of the ASME B31.1 Committee for 27 years. He is recognized worldwide as an expert in the power industry. He has in-depth knowledge of fossil and nuclear power piping systems, and has been called upon to solve unique piping problems related to piping supports and restraints involving thermal, as well as dynamic, response. He has worked in the United States, and in countries including Egypt, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Korea, and Canada. Goodling has contributed significantly to enhance the ASME B31.1 Code and is a liaison to the ASME PVP and WRC. Masters of Engineering (1969), Texas A&M University.

Robert J. Hannemann

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Robert J. Hannemann has held several roles in the engineering profession. He had a distinguished career as engineering researcher and innovator, especially in the area of electronics thermal management, at Bell Laboratories and the Digital Equipment Corporation. He has also contributed as an engineering leader, manager, and executive at Digital, Lasertron, and Corning, in R&D, manufacturing, and general management. In his current position, Hannemann is using his years of engineering experience to develop the next generation of leaders as director of the Gordon Institute in the Tufts University School of Engineering. Sc.D (1975), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Peter J. Hesketh

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Peter J. Hesketh is a pioneer and leading researcher/educator in microeletromechanical systems. He has made significant contributions in the areas of microvalves, microsensors and microsensor packaging. He has edited a dozen books on MEMS and microsensor systems, published more than 65 papers in archival journals, and holds a dozen patents. He has directly instructed over 1,000 undergraduates and over 50 graduate students. Hesketh has demonstrated leadership by organizing numerous symposia on MEMS and sensors, short courses including workshop on "Bionano fluidics," and was a track chair at the ASME/MANCEF second Integration & Commercialization of Micro&Nanosystems International Conference in Hong Kong.Ph.D. (1987), University of Pennsylvania.

Bernard E. Hrubala

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Bernard E. Hrubala has been an active and effective ASME leader for over 30 years for promoting ASME Codes and Standards throughout the world, and has contributed to the advancement of ASME's strategic initiatives and global growth. Hrubala has effectively developed and implemented several strategic goals and objectives, and initiated many policies, programs, and procedures for improving and sustaining ASME's Standards and Certification conformity assessment programs internationally. He has served as ASME Vice President for Safety Codes and Standards and for Conformity Assessment. He currently serves as Sr. Vice President for Standards and Certification. MA (1975), Eastern Kentucky University.

Howard H. Hu

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Howard H. Hu is widely known for his pioneering contributions to direct numerical simulations of particulate flows of Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids in which the fluid and particle motions are determined without approximation from their respective equations of motion. His research has revealed fundamental physical phenomena regarding particle-particle interactions, particle migration in various flows and flow induced particle microstructures, with broad industrial applications to designing food processing equipment, machines that analyze biological cells, and oil reservoirs. He has made fundamental discoveries in the hydrodynamic instability of core-annular flows, and has made significant contributions to a mixture theory for miscible incompressible liquids. Ph.D (1992), University of Minnesota.

Clark T. Hung

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Clark T. Hung's research interests are in the area of physical regulation and tissue engineering of musculoskeletal tissues, with a focus on articular cartilage. He has pioneered the application of physiologic loading to cartilage tissue constructs, simulating deformational loading in the diarthrodial joint during physical activities, and promoting in vitro development of engineered cartilage tissues with biomechanical properties matching those of native articular cartilage. Using bioengineering techniques and analyses, he has demonstrated that applied loading in combination with chemical growth factors can modulate biochemical content and organization of extracellular matrix that give rise to structure-function relationships that mimic those in cartilage. Ph.D. (1995), University of Pennsylvania.

Jong Chull Jo

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Jong Chull Jo has provided formulations and oversight for a strong safety foundation in nuclear reactor design. He has participated in leadership and teaching roles promoting an in-depth understanding of governing physical principles, the development of mathematical models, and the application of advanced solution methods for thermal-hydraulics and fluid-structure interaction behavior in the nuclear industry. His research contributions have helped to make significant advances in nuclear reactor safety analysis, and predictions have led to accident prevention and mitigation responses, and enhanced safety procedures. He has coauthored over 150 papers and articles. He currently serves as chair of the ASME PVP Division Fluid-Structure Interaction Technical Committee and as associate editor for the ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology. Ph.D. (1985), Hanyang University.

Anette M. Karlsson

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Anette M. Karlsson is internationally known for her research in the areas of lightweight durable materials and structures. Currently she applies her expertise to materials used in clean energy production, with particular focus on materials for gas turbine engines, fuel cells, and wind turbines. She has published extensively in these fields and actively disseminated her knowledge through a large number of conference presentations and invited talks. Currently she chairs the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware. Besides being a well-respected researcher, Karlsson is an outstanding educator and a successful academic leader. Ph.D. (1999), Kutgers University.

Pradeep K. Khosla

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Pradeep K. Khosla is university professor and dean of the Carnegie Institute of Technology at Carnegie Mellon University. He has made pioneering research contributions to various fields of engineering and computer science, including innovations in reconfigurable robot systems, modular and reconfigurable control systems, flexible assembly, and composable simulations. As educator, he played a leading role in developing a new curriculum based on the concept of Teaching-In-Context. Khosla has also established several multidisciplinary institutes and programs, including the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems, CyLab, the Center for Computer and Communications Security, and the Information Networking Institute. Ph.D. (1986), Carnegie Mellon University.

Won-jong Kim

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Won-jong Kim's innovative research on precision mechatronics is recognized internationally. He has developed a new multi-axis nanoscale positioning technology that resulted in three U.S. full-utility patents. He has also disclosed a number of software packages and inventions. He is an editor/associate editor of two journals and is on the editorial boards of two additional journals. Kim has published 96 papers in dynamic systems and controls, and has served on the program committees of 20 conferences and workshops. His education accomplishments include developing two new courses and graduating seven Ph.D. and 25 master's students. He has received numerous awards, including a teaching excellence award. Ph.D. (1997), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Hossam Kishawy

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Hossam Kishawy is a professor and director of mechanical, manufacturing and automotive engineering programs at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Ontario, Canada. He has more than 20 years of industrial, teaching and research experience. He has made significant contributions to industrial practice, teaching and research, including major developments in manufacturing processes. Kishawy has contributed significantly to the characterization of tool wear, surface integrity, and machinability of materials, particularly in the automotive and aerospace industries. Ph.D. (1998), McMaster University, Canada.

Atul Kohli

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Atul Kohli is an internationally recognized expert in gas turbine heat transfer. He has had a major impact in the field, not only at his company, but also in the technical community at-large. He has developed physics-based models for predicting gas turbine heat transfer and has developed technologies leading to six patents. He serves a critical role in the technical community as he provides guidance to academics (faculty and students) and to government employees doing research to ensure their work is relevant to industry problems. Kohli regularly serves ASME through the Gas Turbine Heat Transfer Committee. Ph.D. (1996), The University of Texas.

Austin Jon Kozman

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Austin Jon Kozman has consistently demonstrated competencies in the areas of thermal analysis and mechanical design and is currently the thermal systems manager at Stewart Systems. During his tenure at Stewart Systems, he has consistently made major advancement in the baking industry and is well recognized as an expert on thermal analysis, heat transfer, and oven design and optimization. Prior to serving at Stewart Systems, Kozman worked in the thermal design area, at Agere Systems/Lucent Technologies, FSI International, and Texas Instruments. He has served as treasurer, vice-chair, and chair of the North Texas Section of ASME. Ph.D. (2000), University of Texas Arlington.

John Lambros

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John Lambros has been recognized for his excellence in research, teaching and service. He has led research projects funded by many branches of government and industry, and has made lasting contributions to the understanding of dynamic failure of advanced materials through multi-scale experimentation. He has supervised 21 graduate and 21 undergraduate students, and has instructed over 1,000 undergraduate students. He has received numerous scholarship and teaching awards, and has served on the editorial board of an eminent journal in mechanics. He currently serves at two research centers and serves on the executive board of the Society for Experimental Mechanics. Ph.D. (1994), California Institute of Technology.

Fred D. Lang

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Fred D. Lang is known for his significant innovations in the power industry. He was responsible for the creation and initial development of the widely used PEPSE program, and the advanced THERM and EX-SITE programs for turbine cycle simulations. He is also responsible for EX-FOSS, which developed new steam generator efficiency methods leading to accurate emission flows. He was the first in North America to employ Second Law based tools for performance monitoring, and the Input/Loss Method for determining coal chemistry and flow, both in real-time. He has over two dozen U.S. and foreign patents and has published over 80 papers. In 2005 he won ASME's Prime Movers Committee Award for work on tube leak detection in steam generators. B.S. (1967), Kansas State University.

Andrea Lazzaretto

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During Andrea Lazzaretto's 17 years of academic experience he has worked closely with industry. He is currently professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Padua, in Padua, Italy where he teaches and conducts research. He was awarded both the 1998 and 2007 ASME Edward F. Obert Award for, in particular, his important and original contribution to a thermodynamic approach coupled to heuristics which effectively deals with one of the outstanding problems still plaguing most thermodynamic approaches to the diagnosis of the intrinsic malfunctions which may occur in complex energy conversion systems. Ph.D. (1992), University of Padua.

Abraham Lee

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Abraham Lee has pioneered research in MEMS, bioMEMS, and microfluidics and has assumed leadership positions in national lab, federal government, and academia. He has transitioned many of his technologies to industry. His project on a catheter release mechanism resulted in licensed technology, the growth of a start-up company, and proof of concept in animal and clinical trials. His recent work in microfluidics is not only highly cited but has contributed to three start-up companies. Lee founded the DARPA-Industry sponsored Micro/ nano Fluidics Fundamentals Focus Center and is soon to he department chair of Biomedical Engineering at UC Irvine. Ph.D. (1992), UC Berkeley.

David E. Lee

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David E. Lee is a leader within the field of spacecraft design, serves as a front-line educator and an innovator in engineering education, and has taken strong leadership roles within the engineering profession. At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, he has led the ICDF, which supports the design of spacecraft bus platforms and has had a direct impact on the vast majority of spacecraft designs developed by NGAS over the past four years. Lee has been a leader within the engineering profession, serving ASME by expanding the technical domains addressed by divisions and being a leader in ASME's day-to-day activities. Ph.D. (1988), University of California, Los Angeles.

Si Y. Lee

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Si Y. Lee's research experience spans 30 years in thermal and fluid science. He is an authority in computational fluid dynamics modeling analysis and is recognized as the leader at Savannah River National Laboratory in CFD method development. Over the years, he has consistently developed a variety of state-of-the-art computational models for high-level radioactive waste processing and nuclear fuel material storage facilities to provide key guidelines for operational and design issues. Lee is well respected by his customers and peers for his expertise in fluid and heat transfer analysis. Ph.D. (1989), University of California at Berkeley.

Donald Leo

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Don Leo has research interests in the synthesis, modeling, and control of active material systems, with particular interest in the field of electroactive polymers. He is the author of the textbook Engineering Analysis of Smart Material Systems, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2007. He has been a mechanical engineering faculty member at Virginia Tech since 1998, and from 2005 to 2007 he was a program manager in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Leo is the author of over 200 papers, 75 of which have been published in archival publications. Ph.D. (1995), University of Buffalo.

Cesar Levy

Cesar Levy, chairperson of the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department at Florida International University, is a versatile teacher, adviser and researcher. He has over 100 publications in biomechanics, fracture mechanics, vibration attenuation and engineering education, and has secured funding from various federal agencies and private companies. He has created the award winning ALLSTAR Web site dedicated to aerospace education. Levy and his students studied exercise effects on bone characteristics, extensively evaluated the fatigue life of cracked, thick walled tubes, have developed smart damping treatments using SMA/VEM patches, and continue to work on the vibration characteristics of CNT/SMA. He is an ABET evaluator and a reviewer for many journals, government agencies and private organizations alike. Ph.D. (1983), Stanford University.

Chao-Hsin Lin

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Chao-Hsin Lin has achieved several industrial firsts, with far-reaching impacts on engineering applications. They include: quantifying human thermal comfort in built environments with a field presentation; implementing LES to characterize the unique flow motion in aircraft cabins; using ClaD-based analyses on the venting and air quality of the International Space Station; discovering mechanisms and control of cabin pressure/temperature cyclic variations on VOC emission in cabins; developing innovative methods to reduce aircraft fuel tank flammability, which resulted in FAA's certification based on ClaD analysis; inventing a rapid CFD modeling process to build full-cabin models. Ph.D. (1989), University of Illinois.

Wei-Yang Lu

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Wei-Yang Lu has made substantial contributions to the characterization of the mechanical responses of a variety of engineering materials and structures under wide ranges of size scales and loading conditions. He has designed and performed many original experiments. He also led many teams attacking large-scale and multidisciplinary engineering problems. Parts of his work are published in 120 articles of various forms. Lu and his teams have won numerous awards in the recognition of their outstanding accomplishments. He has been an ASME member continuously since 1983. Ph.D. (1981), Yale University.

John Luchini

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John Luchini has earned a reputation for excellent research and leadership in the profession. The Tire Society awarded two Honorable Mentions and two Superior Paper Awards for his research. He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Tire Science and Technology. He chaired the technical committee that established SAE J-1269/1270, helped to found the Tire Society, and served as its president from 2000 to 2002. Luchini has volunteered with the Tau Beta Pi Association for over 30 years and served on the Executive Council from 1994 to 1998. He helped develop the "Engineering Futures Program" to train students. Ph.D. (1977), University of Michigan.

Hongbin Ma

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Hongbin Ma has made significant contributions in the areas of heat pipes, phase change heat transfer, nanofluids, electronics cooling, and bio-heat transfer. His research work has resulted in over 120 publications including three book chapters and 65 refereed journal papers. Ma founded the ISoTherM Research Consortium. He has attracted many research projects funded by federal agencies and industries totaling over three million. He has been active in the ASME Heat Transfer Division, including serving as organization committee member and general secretary of the first ASME Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer Conference, and as track chair, session chair/ topic organizer for many ASME conferences. Ph.D. (1995), Texas A&M University.

Shankar Mahalingam

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Shankar Mahalingam's expertise is in the area of turbulent combustion. He was among the earliest group of researchers to develop a direct and large eddy simulation methodology to study the dynamics of coflowing jet diffusion flames. Since 2000, he has extended large eddy simulation to study fire behavior in shrub fuels. He is one of the leading experts in the area of modeling transition behavior in fires, including marginal burning, and transition of surface fires to crown fires, utilizing both simulations and laboratory scale experimentation. He has coauthored over 100 papers including refereed journal papers, refereed conference proceedings, and non-refereed conference papers. Ph.D. (1989), Stanford University.

Ajay Malshe

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Ajay Malshe is director of the Materials and Manufacturing Research Laboratories. His multidisciplinary fields of interest are nanomanufacturing, micro/nano device packaging and advanced machining. His success is evident with 210 publications, ten book chapters, nine patents, 103 invited talks and 80 grants. He has instructed over 1,200 students, graduated over 37 students; trained 19 post-doctoral fellows and five corporate engineers; and provided research experience to several undergraduates, K-12 students and teachers. As a result he has received 29 awards and recognitions. He is a co-founder and the CTO of two companies for transferring nanotech innovations to advanced manufacturing. Ph.D. (1992), University of Pune.

Souran Manoochehri

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Souran Manoochehri is a professor of mechanical engineering at the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is internationally known for his research in concurrent product and process design with defense applications and, more recently, microelectromechanical systems. He has co-founded and directed the Design and Manufacturing Institute at Stevens leading over 150 research projects valued over $30 million. Manoochehri has authored over one hundred articles in professional journals, conference proceedings, and handbooks as well as two U.S. patents. He has received numerous awards including the Design Engineering Division Award and the ASME Mechanisms Conference Best Paper Award. In 2008 he was the general conference co-chair for the ASME IDETC/CIE conference. Ph.D. (1986), University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Prabhakar R. Mantena

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Prabhakar R. Mantena has been a pioneer in developing structural and nano-reinforced materials for dynamic applications, and has contributed significantly to evaluating composites under a wide range of loading and environmental conditions. In the early nineties, he worked extensively on the dynamic characterization of composites and nondestructive evaluation. He is currently focused on blast/shock/impact resistant materials and structures. Mantena is very active in the ASME with over 100 publications in ASME transactions and other leading journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He served as the PI for multi-million dollar research grants, and received several awards for excellence in teaching, research and service. Ph.D. (1989), University of Idaho.

Firdosh D. Mehta

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Firdosh Mehta has worked on the design, drafting, estimating and manufacturing of pressure vessels, heat exchangers and piping since 1973, including the development of welding procedures used in industry. Firdosh has been involved in developing the design of the quick opening closures of the swing bolt and 3-bolt yoke types since 1985, as well as the development of the formulae, design logic, and software to design these closures per ASME Codes and Standards. He is listed as a co-inventor on two patents currently submitted by his employer, Perry Equipment Corporation. For more than 20 years he has been extensively involved in preparing instructional materials and educating co-workers in pressure vessels, welding and product design. Mehta has presented at ASME and AWS local chapter technical meetings. MSME (1973), Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Yozo Mikata

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Yozo Mikata has earned an outstanding reputation in research and development and scholarship in solid mechanics, vibration, and applied mathematics. He has more than 40 publications (internal and external) in diverse topics ranging from composite materials, dynamic and piezoelectric Eshelby tensors, quantitative non-destructive evaluation of materials, beam impact vibration problems, magnetostatic inverse problems, theory for the 3-omega measurement technique in heat conduction, the self-folding problem of carbon nanotubes, to peridynamic modeling of wave propagation. Mikata's paper on the micromechanics of coated fiber composites has been cited more than 150 times. He is known for his insight in the mathematical modeling of engineering problems as well as a background in mathematics. Ph.D. (1984), University of Delaware.

Alan Murray

With 40 years of experience in the field of mechanical and pipeline engineering, Alan Murray is a founding member of the Pipeline Systems Division, as well as its first chairman, and co-chairman of the International Pipeline Conference. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the ASME Board of Governors for his contributions to ASME. He published 46 peer reviewed papers of technical significance and co-authored two books Pipeline Integrity Assurance and Pipeline Design and Construction. Murray contributed to the forum for developing pipeline regulation in Canada and overseas, and has been teaching pipeline engineering in many parts of the world. He is the former chief engineer at the National Energy Board of Canada. Ph.D. (1973), The Queen's University of Belfast.

Navaratnam Sri Namachchivaya

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Sri Namachchivaya is an expert on multi-scale phenomena, stochastic stability and bifurcations in random dynamical systems. Since 1985, he has been conducting research at the forefront of the areas of nonlinear vibration, Hamiltonian' mechanics, stochastic dynamics and nonlinear filtering. His contributions on stochastic bifurcations and stochastic averaging techniques have served as cornerstones for many recent developments. Namachchivaya is a professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He served on the Technical Committee on Dynamics of Systems and Structures of the Applied Mechanics Division as its secretary and chair. He has served as associate editor for the Journal of Applied Mechanics. Ph.D. (1984), University of Waterloo.

Bradley J. Nelson

Bradley J. Nelson's most important contributions are in two separate but related areas, microrobotics and nanorobotics. In the area of microrobotics, he primarily focuses on biological applications of microbiotic technology, including the development of robotic tools for manipulating biological cells, tissues, organisms, and nanoscale structures. At the nanoscale, he pursues a research agenda focused on the design, development, and manufacture of nanoelectromechanical systems. The structures considered include multi-walled carbon nanotubes and helical nanostructures made from Si/SiGe bilayers and InGaAs/GaAs bilayers. Nelson's research has resulted in a technical spin-off company, over 285 publications, and over 2,000 citations. Ph.D. (1995), Carnegie Mellon University.

Willard A. Nott

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Since 1994, when he started helping the ASME Board on Pre-College Education, Willard A. Nott has worked on numerous programs for engineering at the pre-college level. He has expanded his efforts in that area through a number of organizations. His accomplishments include the development and publication of numerous materials to encourage engineering at pre-college levels. He has delivered numerous speeches and led many workshops for engineers, teachers and students. Nott has also participated in efforts to improve engineering education through congressional legislation and funding for the NSF and the Department of Education. B.S. (1982), San Jose State University.

Zhijian Pei

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Zhijian Pei's research focuses on the modeling and analysis of machining processes for semi-conductor materials and rotary ultrasonic machining of advanced ceramics and titanium. His research results on wafer grinding have filled knowledge gaps in the literature and provided guidance for cost-effective manufacturing to the semiconductor industry. He's a pioneer in the modeling of the rotary ultrasonic machining process and extending it to various difficult-to-machine materials such as advanced ceramics, dental ceramics, composites, titanium, and stainless steel. Pei has published more than 70 journal papers, 100 conference papers, three patents, and six book chapters. He has supervised 10 Ph.D. and six MS students. Ph.D. (1995), University of Illinois, Urbana.

Eric L. Petersen

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Eric L. Petersen is a 22-year member of ASME. He has contributed to the discipline as a member of industry and in academia. He has received numerous awards over his career for engineering, research, and teaching, including several Best Teacher awards, an NSF Career Award, a NASA Group Achievement Award, and the Leland T. Jordan Career Development Professorship at Texas A&M. His research has been in the areas of propulsion, combustion, gas dynamics, chemical kinetics, and experimental techniques within these topics. Petersen is the author or coauthor of over 180 technical publications and has been the PI or co-PI on several research projects. Ph.D. (1998), Stanford University.

Leslie Phinney

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Leslie Phinney has made significant contributions in research and development and leadership in the engineering profession as well as in education. She has advanced the understanding of thermal phenomena in microelectromechanical systems, especially in the effects of lasers on microdevices, thermal characterization of polycrystalline silicon MEMS, and adhesion issues. Phinney's service to the heat transfer, MEMS, and women in engineering communities includes participation and organization at local, national, and international levels. She has instructed hundreds of students in thermodynamics, heat transfer, and microscale thermophysics of solids courses. She has actively supported mentoring and outreach programs and been recognized for her outstanding mentoring and advising. Ph.D. (1997), University of California at Berkeley.

Darryll J. Pines

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Darryll J. Pines has made pioneering contributions to smart structures, navigation, and control research, technical program management, and academic vision and leadership. Specifically, he has made significant contributions in structural health monitoring, micro and nano air vehicle systems, and vehicle guidance, navigation and control. During his two years at DARPA he very effectively carried out several pioneering UAV and navigation programs. He served for two years as chairman of Aerospace Engineering, fostering excellence in research and teaching, implementing several major academic initiatives, and dramatically raising its ranking. Currently Dean of Engineering, Pines is initiating many innovative programs in research, education and fund-development. Ph.D. (1992), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ravi Prasher

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Ravi Prasher has earned an outstanding reputation in the research and development of advanced electronics thermal management technologies and nanoscale thermal energy transport. His work has been both fundamental and applied, leading to useful applications in thermal management in electronic packaging, including novel solutions such as affordable micro-channel based cooling, nanofluids, nanostructured thermoelectrics, and thermal interface materials. Prasher has leveraged his fundamental work to advance the knowledge of nano to macroscale interracial thermal transport and, in parallel, has been active in developing advanced graduate level courses at Arizona State University. Ph.D. (1999), Arizona State University.

Michael B. Prime

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Michael B. Prime has earned a worldwide reputation as an expert in residual stresses and in structural health monitoring. He is particularly known for his invention of the contour method, a groundbreaking but conceptually simple technique for determining a cross-sectional map of residual stresses. Prime has served the profession in roles as various as the chairing of the local ASME section, mentoring students, and co-founding the Residual Stress Summit. He is an R&D engineer at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he currently leads technical efforts to design, field, and simulate experiments probing material response and failure under shock loading conditions. Ph.D. (1994), University of California at Berkeley.

Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz

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Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz is a pioneer in opto-electronic methodology and is world renowned for microscale measurements. His outstanding record as an educator includes professorships in mechanical, electrical and computer engineering. He is recognized internationally with professorships in Asia and Europe, including doctoral committees. In addition to teaching and research, he serves ASME through the MEMS Division and is on the IEEE Council on Nanotechnology. At WPI Prypumiewicz founded, and directs, The Center for Holographic Studies and Laser Micro-Mechatronics and a nanoengineering program. He is the author of over 400 technical papers, and currently serves as President of the Society for Experimental Mechanics. Ph.D. (1976), University of Connecticut.

Karthik Ramani

Karthik Ramani has been a leader in the field of engineering design and manufacturing with his unique contributions in geometric and computational design techniques. Specifically he is known for his work in shape representations for geometric search, bio-geometry, and sketch-based parameterization. He has successfully transferred his research findings into the classroom and the marketplace, founding successful businesses and earning national education awards. Ramani's energy and enthusiasm for design and manufacturing have inspired colleagues, students and working engineers for over two decades. Ph.D. (1991), Stanford University.

Arthur H. Reine

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Arthur H. Reine was the manager of the pipeline department of Brown & Root (now KBR). He managed approximately 50 project engineers and managers on international projects in China, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Canada, and England. These projects involved pipelines and facilities--pumps, compressor stations, storage, terminals, and processing--for crude oil, and refined products such as LPG, oxygen, helium, and molten sulfur, among others. Project costs were more than a billion dollars. He managed the pipeline department of S&B doing similar work. The department grew from five to 30 over the course of his term. Reine chaired the ASME Petroleum Division in 1990 and 1991 and has served on committees and special assignments since 1978. Master Curriculum (1960), UCLA & University of Houston.

Jovica R. Riznic

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Jovica R. Riznic has contributed to the engineering profession through research, engineering management, teaching and community service. He is currently with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and is coordinating a team to provide a Canadian contribution to a number of international projects with the USNRC, NEA and IAEA to address regulation, material degradation and safe operation of NPPs. Riznic has published over 100 technical papers, received teaching and best paper awards, and is an active member in professional organizations and an adjunct professor at the University of Waterloo. He is the current Chair of the HTD K-3 Awards and Honors Committee, and serves at the NED Executive Committee. Sc.D. (1989), University of Belgrade.

Edward A. Rodriguez

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In his more than 30 years with the U.S. nuclear weapons program, U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion and the DOE nuclear reactor programs, Edward A. Rodriguez has made extraordinary contributions as a researcher and administrator. In particular, he has contributed to many endeavors in the fields of structural dynamics, computational hydrodynamics, shock and vibration engineering, and explosive blast phenomena. Rodriguez was a key developer of the ASME Code Case on Impulsively Loaded Vessels. He recently received the Outstanding Paper Award for the 2009 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, and serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology. MS (1981), University of Connecticut.

Guy R. Roussel

Guy R. Roussel is a recognized expert in mechanical design and structural integrity assessment of equipment and components for nuclear power plants. He has been with AVN, the Belgian technical support organization to the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control, for more than 25 years, where he is now senior advisor. Roussel is a longstanding member of the Seismic Engineering Technical Committee of the ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division. He has assumed various offices in the committee, including acting as TPR for the PVP 2001 Conference in Atlanta. He is currently the honors chair of SETC. M.Sc. (1971), University of Louvain, Belgium.

Samit Roy

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Samit Roy has earned an outstanding reputation in both scholarship and education in the area of life prediction of polymer composite materials and nanostructured materials. He has published more than 100 refereed journal articles and conference proceedings, has been invited to contribute numerous book chapters, and is on the editorial board of several technical journals. He was the ASME Student Section advisor at the Oklahoma State University from June 2002 till July 2005. Roy has received numerous teaching and research awards and has directly instructed over 1,000 undergraduates and 200 graduate students. Ph.D. (1987), Virginia Tech.

Mahmod Samman

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Mahmod Samman is an internationally recognized expert in the analysis of coke drums. His assessment methodologies for these critical refinery vessels are widely used around the world. In addition to consulting, Samman taught finite element analysis at the University of Houston and, as a Fulbright Scholar, at Tishreen University in Syria. He is past chairman of the South Texas Section and a member of the API/ASME Joint Committee on Fitness-For-Service. He is a well-published licensed professional engineer in Texas and has one patent. Samman received the ASME Herbert Allen Award and the City of Houston's Young Engineer of the Year Award. Ph.D. (1991), Duke University.

Sutanu Sarkar

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Sutanu Sarkar is internationally recognized for his expertise in turbulent flows. His early research involved pioneering simulations and analysis of compressible turbulence related to high-speed flight. He has also been involved in the development of turbulence models such as the highly-cited SSG model. Sarkar's recent research concerns turbulent transport and mixing in the environment. He has developed and utilized direct and large eddy simulation techniques to quantify the role of boundary mixing, vortical instabilities and nonlinear internal gravity waves. He has co-authored monographs, mentored several doctoral students with successful careers, is on the editorial board of Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics and has taken leadership roles in his professional area. Ph.D. (1988), Cornell University

Toshiyuki Sawa

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Toshiyuki Sawa is an international expert in the analysis and strength of bolted and adhesively bonded joints and has had a distinguished career in Japanese universities for over 30 years. His research has focused on stress and strength evaluation, sealing performance, bolt tightening methods, design and test methods, loosening performance, application of the ASME design codes and experimental evaluation. Sawa has authored over 100 papers, nine for the .Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 40 PVP proceedings, and edited nine PVP conference volumes. At the 2010 PVP Conference he will receive the PVP Medal. Ph.D. (1976), Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Henry A. Scarton

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Henry A. Scarton is known for his excellent scholarship and teaching during his 38 years as an associate professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research, development, and design have generated 41 journal articles, 37 conference proceedings and 17 patents. For ASME, Scarton has been extremely active, from the local section to the group level, and he has participated heavily in Codes and Standards. Ph.D. (1970), Carnegie-Mellon University.

Philip S. Schmidt

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In his 40 years at the University of Texas at Austin, Philip S. Schmidt has been recognized, both locally and nationally, as an exceptional teacher and mentor of students, an innovator in engineering education, and a leader in promoting educational opportunities for women and under-represented minorities. With innovative teaching methods and tools, he has inspired a generation of engineering students at the University of Texas and throughout the world. The author or coauthor of three books and numerous technical papers, Schmidt has conducted fundamental research in industrial energy conservation and the application of electro-technologies, especially microwave and radio-frequency heating, as well as industrial processes. He is director of the Project-Centered Engineering Education program and an inaugural member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers at U.T. Austin. Ph.D. (1968), Stanford University.

Albert E. Segall

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Albert E. Segall's research is focused on many areas of importance to the ASME, including thermal stresses in vessels and piping, as well as pioneering the "Active Stressing" technique where temporary, thermal stress-states are manipulated to reduce fracture and fatigue. His research in tribology includes the study of friction and wear, cold-spray self-lubricating coatings, and development of realistic tribotest methods to capture these behaviors. Segall has been very active in the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division, being the 2009 TPR for design and analysis and teaching an ASME short course on thermal stresses at the American University of Cairo. Ph.D. (1992), The Pennsylvania State University.

Richard T. Sessions

In his 25-year career working with jet engines and gas turbines for major electric utilities and turbine manufacturers, Richard T. Sessions has excelled in the management of turbine fleet repair, refurbishment, maintenance and overhaul. His accomplishments include the ability to manage, facilitate and deliver diverse and complex engineering projects, the repairing of gas turbine components, and the design and development of packaged engineering systems. Sessions is the founder and current programs chair of the very successful ASME SW Texas Gas Turbine Chapter which he started in 1995. BSME (1991), New Mexico State University.

Yung C. Shin

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Yung C. Shin is the Donald A. and Nancy G. Roach Professor of Advanced Manufacturing and director of the Center for Laser-based Manufacturing at Purdue University. He has made significant contributions in dynamics of high speed machining, modeling and control of advanced machining processes, and a wide spectrum of laser-based manufacturing processes. He has published over 230 refereed papers, authored chapters in several engineering handbooks, edited two books, and co-authored a book. Before joining Purdue University in 1990, he worked as a senior project engineer at the GM Technical Center. Ph.D. (1984), University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Dennis L. Siebers

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Dennis L. Siebers' career spans 34 years at Sandia National Laboratories. His research has been at the forefront of developing a new understanding of diesel combustion that has been a key enabler for a more than an order-of-magnitude reduction in diesel emissions, and, simultaneously, higher fuel efficiency. He became a leader in his field, helped grow and lead Sandia's world-renowned engine research program, and worked with the DOE to formulate and lead national engine and fuel research programs. Earlier in his career, he developed a new heat transfer understanding related to solar-central-receiver powerplants, and was instrumental in evaluating the Solar-One receiver thermal performance. Ph.D. (1983), Stanford University.

Tarunraj Singh

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Tarunraj Singh is professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University at Buffalo. He is internationally recognized for his contributions in the area of control and estimation with over 50 papers in leading journals, 125 reviewed conference papers, and one patent. His book, Optimal Reference Shaping for Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications, is a comprehensive review of techniques to shape command inputs for systems characterized by under-damped dynamics. Singh has received the Teetor award (SAE), von-Humboldt, NASA summer faculty and JSPS fellowships and has been invited to present research seminars by over 35 universities and research laboratories. Ph.D. (1991), University of Waterloo.

Sri K. Sinha

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Sri K. Sinha is known for his skills at integrating multidiscipline engineering knowledge and developing solutions to complex problems. He has investigated catastrophic failures of piping systems and implemented solutions to enhance public safety. He has 48 years of experience with nuclear and fossil power plants managing the applied mechanics, structures and metallurgy department of the Consolidated Edison Company. For 20 years Sinha has been an adjunct professor at the Polytechnic University. He is also director of engineering at Lucius Pitkin in New York. He specializes in piping, pressure vessel technology, metallurgy, and material science. He has contributed to C&S and was nominated for the New York Academy of Science Mayor's Award in Science and Technology. Ph.D. Courses (1978), Polytechnic University, New York.

Brian Skeels

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For the past 30 years, Brian Skeels has made significant contributions to the art of subsea engineering. He pioneered several firsts in the industry since 1980, while at Exxon Production Research Company, and later at FMC Technologies. Skeels has also tirelessly contributed to industry knowledge and standards through his work with the American Petroleum Institute, and served for 25 years with Subcommittee 17 and through presenting and/or chairing technical conferences and forums worldwide. He currently holds thirteen patents in subsea oil production related hardware and processes. MSOE (1979), University of Rhode Island.

Aldo Steinfeld

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Aldo Steinfeld is professor of mechanical and process engineering at ETH Zurich, and head of the Solar Technology Laboratory at the Paul Scherrer Institute. His research focuses on radiation heat transfer and thermochemical reactor engineering, with applications in concentrated solar power and fuels, decarbonization processes, C[O.sub.2] mitigation technologies, and renewable energy conversion. He served as editor of ASME's Journal of Solar Energy Engineering from 2005 to 2009 and has authored over 170 refereed journal articles. He supervised 15 Ph.D. and 110 MS theses. His contributions to science and education were recognized with an ASME Calvin Rice Award in 2006 and an ASME Yellott Award in 2008. Ph.D. (1989), University of Minnesota.

Jeffrey k. Streator

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Jeffrey L. Streator has done seminal work on the tribology of lubricated and unlubricated surfaces. His theoretical modeling and experimental studies have led to increased understanding of such phenomena as flow in interfaces, stiction, collapse of interfaces, leakage from static seals, and contact pressures between rough surfaces. He has been an outstanding teacher as evidenced by his many teaching awards, and he has participated in various volunteer teaching activities outside of the classroom. Streator has served as associate editor of the ASME .Journal of Tribology, and on many professional society committees, frequently in leadership positions. Ph.D. (1990), University of California, Berkeley.

Takayasu Tahara

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Takayasu Tahara is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of pressure vessel engineering, fabrication and maintenance. He joined JSW in 1964. He has used that expertise toward the betterment of ASME Codes and Standards and related development activities for practicable engineering solutions. He has been an ASME member since 1996, and an International Delegate to the ASME BPV Code committee since 2004. Tahara has also made major contributions on the recent ASME VIII, Division 2 rewrite, Post Construction, Fitness-for-Service projects and ASME PVP OAC. Ph.D. (1997), Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Douglas G. Talley

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Douglas G. Talley built and managed a fundamental and applied research group in liquid rocket combustion employing 20 people. He has developed expertise in pulsed detonation rocket engines and pioneered an experimental program in high pressure sprays and combustion related to liquid rocket engines. He is particularly well known for his work on injection and combustion at supercritical pressures. Talley has over 90 publications and papers, is a two-time winner of the W.R. Marshall best paper award, and is the winner of the Don Ross Distinguished Performance award. He is currently editor-in-chief of the AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power. Ph.D. (1985) Carnegie-Mellon University.

Thomas Thundat

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Thomas Thundat has made pioneering efforts in development of cantilever-based sensors and significant contributions in the areas of nanomechanics, photoacoustic spectroscopy and AFM imaging. He has published more than 249 papers in archival journals, has authored more than 46 book chapters and conference proceedings, and holds more than 27 patents. Thundat has demonstrated leadership in the field by organizing numerous symposia on nanomechanics and cantilever sensors, and he was track chair at the ASME Global Congress on Nanoengineering in Biology and Medicine this year. Ph.D. (1987), State University of New York.

Deborah L. Thurston

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Deborah L. Thurston is Gutsgell Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, co-director of the Hoeft Technology and Management Program, and director of the Decision Systems Laboratory. She has made significant contributions through her research in multiobjective engineering design decision making, developing new methods for simultaneous analysis of environmental impacts, production costs, and product performance and quality. Thurston served as associate editor for the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, and has received numerous awards, including the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award and several Best Paper and Xerox Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising. Ph.D. (1987), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Sandeep Tonapi

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Sandeep Tonapi's research has focused on the area of electronics packaging and manufacturing. His work at GE Global Research resulted in 25 patents and technology introduced in various key commercial products. He was the principal investigator on a three year, program funded by NIST and has co-authored over 40 peer reviewed papers. Tonapi has received numerous awards, including the ASME EPPD Young Engineer Award and the ASME JEP Best Associate Editor Award. He is the third youngest member to be elevated to ASME Fellow. In addition to his technical excellence, he has contributed significantly to EPPD and ASME. Ph.D. (2001), Binghamton University.

Peter Wai-tat Tse

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Peter Wai-tat Tse is in charge of two laboratories at the City University of Hong Kong, adjunct/guest professor at three universities and Fellow of several professional organizations. He is a world-renowned expert in equipment fault diagnosis. Tse has taught at engineering programs for over 20 years. A number of his supervised projects have won awards. As a researcher he has published around 230 articles. Over 30 local and international companies have used the results he discovered, including Syncrude in Canada. Tse's algorithms and sensors for pipes and strands inspection have been reported in SCI journals and attracted a high degree of media attention. Ph.D. (1998), University of Sussex, England.

Marjolein van der Meulen

Marjolein van der Meuien is a leader in orthopaedic biomechanics and bone mechanobiology and has advanced our understanding of skeletal functional adaptation to mechanical stimuli and biological factors that influence bone strength. Through in uiuo models of controlled skeletal loading, her laboratory has demonstrated the anabolic effects that mechanical stimuli have on skeletal architecture and material properties. As an engineering educator, she is widely respected as a mentor to undergraduate and graduate students and junior faculty. Van der Meulen has also contributed substantially to advancing diversity in the engineering profession and academic science as a cofounder of the CU-ADVANCE Center. Ph.D. (1993), Stanford University.

David A. Vorp

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David A. Vorp is a leader in the field of vascular biomechanics and tissue engineering, helping to define the factors responsible for aortic aneurysm rupture, and developing vascular tissue engineering technologies for treatment of arterial disease. He has been an outstanding teacher and mentor, supervising many graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and medical students. Vorp has served the ASME and the broader biomechanics community through exemplary professional leadership, primarily through the Bioengineering Division (executive committee), as Chair of the ASME NIH Task Force, and as ASME representative to the U.S. National Council on Biomechanics. Vorp also recently co-founded Neograft Technologies. Ph.D. (I992), University of Pittsburgh.

Wallace R. Wade

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Wallace R. Wade has made outstanding accomplishments in engine combustion, efficiency and emissions research and development. Many of his accomplishments have been implemented in production and were industry firsts. He developed technologies for the first domestic super ultra low emission vehicle and the first on-board emission diagnostic system. He developed analytical and laboratory automated powertrain calibration techniques with objective measures of driveability. Wade developed technologies for electronic-throttle and torque-managed traction controls, direct-injection diesels, regenerative diesel particulate filters and DISI engines that have been implemented in production. He developed technology that became the basis for low-emission combustion systems in the gas-turbine industry. MSME (1964), University of Michigan

John R. Wagner

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John R. Wagner's extensive research efforts on advanced El thermal management systems for ground vehicles with gasoline and diesel engines offer improved fuel economy and temperature control. Wagner's enthusiasm for teaching and hands-on laboratory development is evident in the mechatronics course which embodies industrial applications and multidisciplinary engineering topics. These integrated research and educational efforts have resulted in varied publications and presentations, as well as an entire generation of new engineers that are well trained for current market demands. Ph.D. (1989), Purdue University.

Bin Wei

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Bin Wei is a world expert in the area of electrochemical machining. He has nearly 40 patents and received the ASME Black all Best Paper award. His invention for machining tough materials has been successfully applied in GE gas turbine production. Another invention for recovering synthetic diamond crystals in artificial diamond production has eliminated thousands of tons of acid waste fluids every, a significant benefit to the environment as well as a cost benefit to diamond production. Wei has demonstrated his leadership in professional society as the chair of the Manufacturing Engineering Division of the ASME. Ph.D. (1994), University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Richard B. Williamson

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A founding member of the Pipeline Systems Division, Richard B. Williamson was instrumental in recruiting industry support and membership in the division. He initially served as treasurer, and later chair, and used his industrial experience to start PSD on a financially sound foundation. He has also been active in developing educational programs for the pipeline industry. On behalf of PSD, he participated in Technology Executive and Leadership Conferences, where he openly shared his business and leadership experience with other ASME volunteers. Now serving on the IPTI Board, Williamson has been instrumental in organizing two new conferences, the International Offshore Pipeline Forum and the India Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference. MBA (1968), Northwestern University.

Charles W. Wu

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Charles W. Wu joined Ford in 1974. As a global research director, he directed and implemented advanced technical strategies and led multi-disciplinary teams in manufacturing, vehicle design, materials and systems analytics research. He was instrumental in creating the first moving base vehicle simulator, supporting HMI research and promoting haptic feedback development. As director of Ford Research Laboratory for 13 years, he led his teams in winning 32 Henry Ford Technology Awards and received recognition and numerous honors for his contributions to advancing automotive sciences and engineering. Ph.D. (1974), Queen Mary College, University of London.

Xun W. Xu

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Xun W. Xu has focused his teaching and research in the areas of CAD, CAPP, CAM and CNC at the University of Auckland for many years. He is an internationally recognized figure in the research and development of STEP-NC--a new data model to improve data interoperability among CAD, CAM and CNC. Xu is the author of Integrating Advanced Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing, and Numerical Control: Principles and Implementations, which captures some of his innovative work in the field. He has published over 150 research monographs and is on the editorial boards of a number of international journals. Ph.D. (1996), University of Manchester, England.

Ruey-Jen Yang

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Ruey-Jen Yang is a distinguished professor of engineering science and director general of the Research and Services Headquarters at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. He has made significant contributions in computational fluid dynamics and microfluidics/nanofluidics. He was involved in the power head redesign of the space shuttle's main engine using CFD, and he is a renowned researcher on microfluidics and nanofluidics. Yang's honors include the special achievement award from Rocketdyne and the Distinguished Research Award from the National Science Council in Taiwan. He is an advisory editorial member of the Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. Ph.D. (1982), University of California at Berkeley.

Jia-Yush Yen

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Jia-Yush Yen has an impressive and full record. He served as chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department at National Taiwan University and is currently the director of the Yen Tjing-Ling Industrial Research Institute. He has won many awards for his research and teaching. He also holds a distinguished professorship at NTU. Aside from his academic awards, Yen has received numerous awards for his public service. He is now the secretary general of two major academic societies, and the deputy secretary general of the Institute of Engineering Education, Taiwan, the main engineering accreditation body. Ph.D. (1989), University of California at Berkeley.

Woosoon Yim

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Woosoon Yim has made significant contributions to the engineering profession through research and education. He used his expertise in dynamic system modeling and control to the areas of robotics, smart material, and biomimetic system development. He has been active in developing a flexible manipulator system, soft polymer actuator, and shock/vibration isolators using a novel biased-magnetorheo-logical elastomar. Yim has authored or co-authored more than 100 technical papers. He joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1987, and is currently chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Ph.D. (1987), University of Wisconsin.

Abdolreza Zaltash

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Abdolreza Zaltash is a senior research staff member for ORNL's Energy and Transportation Science Division. His major research contributions are in the fields of heat activated technologies and CHP. He is an internationally recognized researcher in the area of absorption technology. Zaltash has been an active ASME member since 1993 and he has organized numerous sessions and tracks at ASME IMECE. He is a member of ASHRAE and the Executive Committee of the AESD of the ASME. He has published over forty papers in refereed journals and conferences. Ph.D. (1988), University of Pittsburgh.

Zhongquan (Charlie) Zheng

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Zhongquan (Charlie) Zheng is a PI for more than 20 funded research projects. His publications have had broad impacts in CFD and acoustics. He has made invaluable contributions to a national aircraft wake vortex program in theory development, research that improves airport productivity and safety. He has taught 18 different courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and has advised 21 graduate students. Zheng is an associate editor of The Journal of Fluids Engineering, vice chair of the ASME FED CFDTC, an AIAA Associate Fellow, and an editorial board member of The Journal of Aircraft. He has organized many ASME and AIAA conferences. Ph.D. (1993), Old Dominion University.

Weidong Zhu

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Weidong Zhu is an internationally recognized researcher and educator whose expertise spans dynamics, vibrations, controls, and structural health monitoring. He integrates analytical techniques, computational methods, and experimental validation to address problems of fundamental and practical interest. He has made seminal contributions in the areas of distributed-parameter system vibrations and vibration-based methods of system identification and structural damage detection. Zhu's work has helped advance the performance and safety of elevators and other systems with translating mass and time-varying characteristics, and he has developed novel methods for experimentally determining structural properties of frame structures. Ph.D. (1994), University of California at Berkeley.

Samir Ziada

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Samir Ziada has gained a worldwide reputation for his work in the areas of flow induced vibration, flow excited acoustic resonances and industrial aeroacoustics. His work, both in industry and academia, has been documented by 60 journal articles, 85 conference proceedings papers, and two patents. Ziada has been named an associate editor at the Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology. His excellent administrative work as chair at the McMaster University has improved the Mechanical Engineering Department, and his teaching has been recognized with an award from the McMaster Students Union. Ph.D. (1980), Lehigh University.

David C. Zimmerman

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David C. Zimmerman is known for his contributions to computational and experimental mechanics and their application to the dynamics and vibration of structures. He is a leader in the field of structural health monitoring and model correlation. He has guided an unusually large number of extremely able engineering graduate students, who experience both the creativity of research and the opportunity' to grow professionally. Ph.D. (1987), State University of New York at Buffalo.
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