September 2011

Professor Yannis Korkolis Wins Best Young Researcher Award

Professor Yannis Korkolis attended The 5th International Conference on Tube Hydroforming in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan on July 24 - 27, 2011.

Best Young Researcher Award was presented to Professor Yannis Korkolis for the paper: Modeling of the Pulsed Uniaxial Loading of SS 304, including Deformation-Induced Heating, which was co-authored with graduate student, Graham Cullen,who was the 1st author.

Pictured left to right is Professor Yannis Korkolis of the Department of Mechanical Engineering with Professor Ken-Ichi Manabe of the Tokyo Metropolitan University, who was the chairman of the conference.

Posted: September 08, 2011
ME Alum Wins Third Prize

ME alumnus Matthew Standley BSME '11 won the 3rd prize in the Student Design Competition at the 2011 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference in Oregon State University (June 13 – 17).

Posted: September 08, 2011
Fulbright Scholarship Award Winner, Igor Tsukrov

Prof. Igor Tsukrov was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to continue his research on computational mechanics during his sabbatical leave in Germany this fall 2011 semester.

Posted: September 08, 2011
Professor Chini's Work Highlighted in Physics Fluid Journal

Prof. Greg Chini’s research on two-dimensional streaming flows in high-intensity discharge lamps was hi-lighted in the Physics of Fluids Journal this past June. Prof. Chini along with Prof. Thomas D. Dreeben are examining the streaming flows in high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps, in which acoustic resonance has been know for some years to impact lamp behavior.

Posted: September 08, 2011
Professor Celikkol's Sabbatical Leave

Prof. Celikkol will head a team of Turkish engineers in the design, fabrication and field trials of copper-alloy net cages on sabbatical leave in Turkey in the spring 2012 and fall 2012 semesters.

Posted: September 08, 2011
McHugh's, The Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

Prof. McHugh will prepare his textbook manuscript, The Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics during his sabbatical leave this spring 2012 semester.

Posted: September 08, 2011
Thompson Hall Mechanical Clock

Very interesting article about the the mechanical clock that is in T-Hall. It is full of full of gears and pendulums etc) and might be of interest to mechanical engineers!

Posted: September 08, 2011