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Our department continues to be a catalyst in transformation of our students. We provide knowledge through education for leadership in industry, business, academia, government and for the establishment of international recognition. We are forerunners in energy, mechanics, materials, aerospace, and biomedical research. Our research and education in parallel strengthens and enhances our undergraduate program. The enrollments in mechanical engineering has doubled since 2010. We are currently the largest program in the college.

 

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Prof.Chen Li has been recommended by President Pastides,to the University Board of Trustees, that he be tenured and promoted to the rank of Professor

President Pastides has recommended to the University Board of Trustees that Prof. Chen Li be promoted to the rank of Professor

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Prof. Sourav Banerjee has been recommended by President Pastides,to the University Board of Trustees, that he be tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

President Pastides has recommended to the University Board of Trustees that Prof. Sourav Banerjee be tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.

Dr. Frank Chen (PI) and Dr. Kevin Huang (CoPI) received a DOE research grant for a project 

Congratulations to Dr. Frank Chen (PI) and Dr. Kevin Huang (CoPI) for receiving a DOE research grant for a project entitled “Development of Low Cost, Robust and Durable Cathode Materials to Support SOFC Commercialization”. This is an award for a total of $ 300,000

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Prof Chris Xu received single PI, DOE research grant for a project 

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Xu for receiving a single PI, DOE research grant for a project entitled “Modularization of Ceramic Hollow Fiber Membrane Technology for Air Separation”. This is a 3 year award for a total of $ 1,540,168. 

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Prof. Michel van Tooren received PI grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michel van Tooren, for receiving a single PI grant funded by Reify, LLC/Defense Logistics Agency, for a project entitled “Phase II SBIR with Reify”. This award is for a total funding of $ 399,961.

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Chen Li wins Governor’s Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Scientific Research

Mechanical engineering associate professor, Chen Li, is having a great year. In January, he was selected by the Office of the Vice President for Research for recognition as a Breakthrough Star.

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Prof. Addis Kidane has been recommended by President Pastides,to the University Board of Trustees, that he be tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

President Pastides has recommended to the University Board of Trustees that Prof. Addis Kidane be tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Congratulation to Dr. Kidane

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Prof. Anthony Reynolds has been awarded the 2017 Joseph M. Biedenbach Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Reynolds, professor and Frank B. Herty Bicentennial Chair in Engineering Mechanical Engineering, who has been awarded the 2017 Joseph M. Biedenbach Distinguished Service Award. This award is to be made annually to a faculty member in recognition of his/her outstanding service through the College of Engineering and Computing. 

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Prof. Tarek Shazly has been awarded the 2017 Samuel Litman Distinguished Professor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Tarek Shazly, who has been awarded the 2017 Samuel Litman Distinguished Professor Award. The Samuel Litman Distinguished Professor Award is intended to recognize particularly distinguished performance and accomplishments within the College of Engineering and Computing.

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Lalitha Ravi has been awarded the 2017 Staff Distinguished Service Award

Congratulation to Lalita Ravi, Mechanical Engineering, for receiving the Staff Distinguished Service Award. The award is intended to recognize particularly distinguished service to the College and/or to the community while associated with the USC College of Engineering and Computing

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Prof. Jamil Khan has been awarded the 2017 Research Achievement Award

Congratulation to Dr. Jamil Khan, who has been awarded the 2017 Research Achievement Award. The award is intended to recognize particularly distinguished performance and accomplishments in the area of research by a professor within the College of Engineering and Computing. 

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Prof. Chen Li has been awarded the 2017 Research Progress Award

Congratulation to Dr. Chen Li, who has been awarded the 2017 Research Progress Award. The award is intended to recognize particularly distinguished performance and accomplishments in the area of research by a faculty member at the rank of Associate Professor within the College of Engineering and Computing.

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Prof. Addis Kidane has been awarded the Young Investigator Research Award

Congratulation to Dr. Addis Kidane, who has been awarded the 2017 Young Investigator Research Award. The award is intended to recognize particularly distinguished performance and accomplishments to a member of the faculty at the rank of assistant professor in the area of research within the College of Engineering and Computing.