MechSE announces Distinguished Grad Students
Department Head Tony Jacobi has announced nine Distinguished Graduate Students for 2015. Each one of them published an impressive five or more papers last year: Ritu Raman (9), Venanzio Cichella (6), Neal Lawrence (6), Mathew Petrucci (6), Amir Farimani (6), Richard Kesler (5), Ahmad Najafi (5), Kewen Han (5), and Ronald Choe (5).
“The research they reported in these articles is aimed at providing a deeper understanding of physical phenomena, and using that knowledge to produce and use energy more efficiently, to improve our environment, to extend and enhance our lives, to ensure our security, and to promote innovation and economic development in Illinois, the United States, and around the globe,” Jacobi said.
Overall, 126 MechSE students combined to publish a total of 237 articles with their advisors in 2015. Comprised of 114 graduate students, eight undergraduates, and four postdocs or visiting scholars, the group published 129 journal papers and 108 conference papers. The full list is as follows:
Mei-Kuen (Iris) Hsu
Jiahui (Carrie) Liang
Syed Bilal Mehdi
Javier Puig Navarro
Venkat Pavan Nemani
Michael Cai Wang