June 30, 2022
Distinguished Professor Emerita and Recalled Professor Xanthippi Markenscoff is awarded a Doctor honoris causa degree from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Distinguished Professor Emerita and Recalled Professor Xanthippi Markenscoff is awarded on June 30, 2022, a Doctor honoris causa degree and the Gold Medal from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, her alma mater. This is the first honorary degree awarded in the field of Mechanics by the NTUA. In the photograph she is with the Rector of the NTUA and the Dean of the School of Applied Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics.
January 26, 2022
Six researchers and leaders at the University of California San Diego have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the world and publisher of the journal Science.
January 24, 2022
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Emeritus Paul A. Libby, from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California San Diego, passed away on Nov. 2, 2021, at the age of 100 in La Jolla, Calif. An international expert in turbulence and combustion, Libby was recruited in 1964 by Professor Stanford “Sol” Penner as one of 10 founding faculty members of the Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Science (AMES) at the newly formed campus in La Jolla.
October 21, 2021
Congratulations to prof. Lonnie Petersen who was awarded the Arnold D. Tuttle award (Established in memory of Col. Arnold D. Tuttle, USAF, MC. Awarded annually for original research that has made the most significant contribution toward the solution of a challenging problem in aerospace medicine).