Fu: ASME Atlanta Section's Early Career Engineer of the Year
Katherine Fu is the ASME Atlanta Section 2015 "Early Career Engineer of the Year" award recipient.
This award, presented to Dr. Fu at the ASME Atlanta meeting on Monday, May 18, is given annually to one active ASME Atlanta member who is under 35 years old and less than 10 years from college undergraduate graduation, either BSME or BSMET, that has made significant accomplishments in the broad field of mechanical engineering. Professional accomplishments could include: Authorship of technical papers or books, patented inventions, development of a new process or design, changes to existing products or services, contributions of value to mechanical engineering education, public service to the community, service to the Atlanta Section of ASME, contribution to ASME codes and standards, and more.
Dr. Fu was selected not only for her research and teaching contributions to the community, but also her 5 years of service to ASME at the national level as Co-chair of the Committee for Broadening Participation of Underrepresented Groups and her contribution to the collaborative development of a mechanical engineering Girl Scout badge.
ASME Atlanta presents awards annually to celebrate and acknowledge some of the many contributions of its members to the section and engineering.