Members of Woodruff School Community Recognized at ASME IMECE Meeting
Five individuals with ties to the Woodruff School were recognized at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition on November 15 in Pittsburgh, PA. These individuals include Bob Nerem, Tim Lieuwen, Todd Allen, Sean Wu, and Asegun Henry.
Bob Nerem, Professor Emeritus - ASME Honorary Membership
Honorary Membership has come to be regarded as recognition of a lifetime of service to engineering or related fields. Dr. Nerem was honored for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the dynamics of blood flow in health and disease and the development of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. In addition, Dr. Nerem has provided seminal leadership in creating opportunities for engineers to play a vital role in advancing medicine.
Tim Lieuwen, Professor - George Westinghouse Medal
The George Westinghouse Medal was established to recognize eminent achievement or distinguished service in the power field of mechanical engineering.
Todd Allen (BSME 83) - Henry Laurence Gantt Medal
The Henry Laurence Gantt Medal recognizes distinguished achievement in management and for service to the community. Dr. Allen is also a "Board-elect" and will begin service on the ASME Board of Governors in June 2019.
Sean Wu (PhD Alumnus and Professor at Wayne State University) - Per Bruel Medal
The Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics is given in recognition of eminent achievement and extraordinary merit in the field of noise control and acoustics.
Asegun Henry (former Woodruff School faculty member) - Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer