Saif receives SES honor
The Society of Engineering Science has named MechSE Professor Taher Saif as its 2020 Engineering Science Medalist.
The prize is awarded in recognition of a singularly important contribution to engineering science. The society recognized Saif “for pioneering high-resolution MEMS to study nanostructured and living materials at small scales.”
Saif is MechSE’s Associate Head for Graduate Programs and Edward William and Jan Marr Gutgsell Professor. He joined the Illinois faculty in 1997. He received his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Cornell University in 1993.