Two MechE Faculty Receive CIT Awards-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, February 4, 2013

Two MechE Faculty Receive CIT Awards

Please join ME in congratulating Professor Fred Higgs on receiving the 2012 Benjamin Richard Teare Teaching award for outstanding contributions to education on numerous fronts, including teaching excellence in the classroom at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, innovating  in the classroom using technology, software laboratories, and cyber-infrastructure, and leading the department’s undergraduate education efforts.  The Benjamin Richard Teare Teaching Award is made to a faculty member within the Carnegie Institute of Technology in recognition of excellence in engineering education.

Congratulations to Professor Kenji Shimada on receiving the 2012 Outstanding Research award for his work on BubbleMesh technology, a physically based approach to fully automated, high-quality finite element mesh generation.  The Outstanding Research Award is made to a faculty member within the Carnegie Institute of Technology in recognition of an exceptional research contribution that has enhanced the reptuation of CIT in a global or national context.