ME graduate students win conference and research awards

October 27, 2016

ME graduate students win best paper at ASME IDETC/CIE 2016

Two mechanical engineering graduate students have won the best paper award in the student paper competition at the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2016). Their paper, “An Experimentally-Validated Distributed-Parameters Model of a Ferrofluid Based Energy Harvester,” was presented by Saad Alazmi at the conference.

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ME Ph.D. student, Behzad Sadrfaridpour, wins “Best Student Conference Paper Award”

Behzad Sadrfaridpour has won the “Best Student Conference Paper Award” at the twelfth annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE 2016) for the paper he coauthored with Dr. Hamed Saeidi and Dr. Yue Wang. The paper is entitled “An Integrated Framework for Human-Robot Collaborative Assembly in Hybrid Manufacturing Cells”.

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ME master’s student, Neehar Kulkarni, wins best poster

Neehar Kulkarni has won first place for his poster that was presented at the Automotive Research Center (ARC) review meeting in Ann Arbor this past May. He also presented a case study in addition to his poster, both of which were about the research he completed for his MS degree under the advisement of Drs. Gang Li, Nicole Coutris, and Georges Fadel.

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ME Ph.D. graduate, Xinyu Lu, has received the Medallion of Outstanding Graduate Researcher

The Graduate Fellowships and Awards Committee selected Xinyu Lu, and one other student, to receive a medallion for the Spring 2016 semester. The medallions were presented during the May 5th hooding ceremony at the Brooks Center.

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