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ME’s Kong named ASME Fellow

Mechanical engineering professor Song-Charng Kong has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The status of Fellow is bestowed upon ASME members with 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in the organization. Of the approximately 130,000 ASME members, roughly 3,000 …Continue reading “ME’s Kong named ASME Fellow”

Diagnostics at the heart of clean energy technologies

Understanding the details of non-equilibrium gas-phase chemistry in novel combustion and plasma systems is important for meeting current and future challenges in clean energy technologies. Terry Meyer, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is planning to study these details with a new laser diagnostic tool that has the potential to extract key information under reacting …Continue reading “Diagnostics at the heart of clean energy technologies”