ME Faculty BriefsChair and Distinguished University Professor of Mechanical Engineering Avram Bar-Cohen was selected in March to serve on the Technology Advisory Board of Celsia Technologies. As a member of the five-person board Bar-Cohen will inform and guide Celsia Technologies' management and technical teams on relevant thermal management developments and research in the global marketplace. Celsia Technologies is a full solution provider and licensor of thermal management products and technology for the PC, consumer electronics, lighting and display industries.
A paper written by mechanical engineering Professor Bala Balachandran, visiting Professor and Lecturer Sergio Preidikman, and University of Maryland President C.D. Mote, Jr. was published in the February 2006 issue of the Institute of Physics (IOP) Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. The paper, entitled Nonlinear free and forced oscillations of piezoelectric microresonators, can be viewed for free on the IOP website here.
Further research conducted by Balachandran and Research Associate Professor Moustafa Al-Bassyiouni was featured in The ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles in the Journal of Sound and Vibration for April-June 2005. Their article, Sound transmission through a flexible panel into an enclosure: structural-acoustics model, can be found in volume 284 of the Journal.
Published February 15, 2006