Hosur elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (May 12, 2013) — At a recent meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Mahesh Hosur, Tuskegee professor of materials science and engineering was elected as a Fellow of the ASME. The citation stated:
“You have the privilege of being one of only 3,252 Fellows out of 106,073 ASME members. By continuing to honor our members by elevating them to the grade of Fellow, we ensure ASME’s commitment to its vision “to be the essential resource for mechanical engineers and other technical professionals throughout the world for solutions that benefits humankind.” The fellow grade is truly a distinction among ASME members.”
Hosur currently serves as the principal investigator of several multi-year grants totaling more than $15 million. He has graduated 30 percent of the doctorate students in materials science and engineering. Tuskegee University maintains the distinction of being the largest producer of black Ph.D. graduates in materials science and engineering. He has been presented with numerous awards for his accomplishments as a teacher and a researcher. Last year, Tuskegee University honored him with the Faculty Achievement Award, the highest award given by Tuskegee University to its faculty.
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