Professor Harry Asada was recently named a holder of the Singapore Research Chair.
Professor George Barbastathis was recently named a holder of the Singapore Research Chair.
Professor John Brisson was recently named director of the MIT/SUTD Collaboration Office.
Assistant Professor Cullen Buie has been selected as one of 14 young research professors to receive the 2013 DuPont Young Professor Award.
Professor Gang Chen has been selected to receive the Medal of the ASME Heat Transfer Division. He was also recently named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Professor Martin Culpepper was recently named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Professor Steven Dubowsky has been awarded the ASME Mechanism and Robotics Award.
Associate Professor Nick Fang has recently been awarded the 2013 Chao and Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award by the ASME Division of Manufacturing.
Associate Professor John Hart was recently named a holder of the Mitsui Career Development Chair.
Anette “Peko” Hosoi
Professor Peko Hosoi was recently named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Professor Franz Hover was recently awarded the Marine Technology Society’s Lockheed Martin Award in Ocean Science and Engineering. He was also awarded the 2013 Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Assistant Professor Ken Kamrin was recently awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal titled “Predicting Granular Flows: Amorphous Continuum Modeling with a Length-Scale.”
Assistant Professor Sangbae Kim was recently awarded a DARPA Young Investigator Award for his proposal “A Disaster Response Robot Capable of Power Manipulation.”
Assistant Professor Alexie Kolpak was recently named a holder of the Rockwell International Career Development Chair.
Professor John Lienhard and his former post doc Prakash Narayan, along with their team, were recently awarded the Water Technology Idol of the Year Award at the 2013 Global Water Summit for their humidification-dehumidification-desalination process for cleaning water.
Professor Seth Lloyd received the Quantum Communication Award for Theoretical Research at the 11th International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement, and Computing (QCMC 2012).
Professor Gareth McKinley was awarded the Bingham Medal by the Society of Rheology.
Professor Anthony Patera was named an honorary member of the Societe de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles. He was also awarded a chaire d’Excellence by the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris. Most recently, he was awarded the 2013 Thomas J.R. Hughes Medal by the United States Association for Computational Mechanics.
Professor Emeritus Ronald F. Probstein recently received the 2013 AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Assistant Professor Themis Sapsis was named the first holder of the American Bureau of Shipping Career Development Chair in Mechanical Engineering, made possible by a donation from the American Bureau of Shipping.
Professor Sanjay Sarma was named director of the recently formed MIT Office of Digital Learning.
Nam Pyo Suh
Professor Emeritus Nam Pyo Suh was recently awarded the Doctor Honnoris Causa degree from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Professor Yang Shao-Horn recently received the International Battery Materials Association’s Research Award of 2013.
Professor Michael Triantafyllou was recently named Chairman of the Council of the National Technical University of Athens.
Associate Professor Kripa Varanasi recently received the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ 2013 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. He was also selected to receive the 2013 Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer by ASME. Additionally, the Varanasi Research Group’s
LiquiGlide was named one of Time magazine’s Best Inventions of 2012.
Associate Professor Evelyn Wang recently received the Office of Naval Research’s Young Investigator Award.
Assistant Professor Amos Winter was recently named the Noyce Career Development Chair.
Professor Youcef-Toumi has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.