ME Professor Michael Pecht Bestowed Honorary Professorship at JiaoTong University

Dr. Michael Pecht, The George Dieter Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was granted honorary Professor status at the Jiao Tong University in Shanghai on June 8, 2004. The professorship will enable him to establish a program in bio-electro-mechanical health monitoring at Jiao Tong.

The day-long event included seminars, speeches and dignitaries, featuring a presentation by Professor Pecht on bio-electro-mechanical health monitoring. Pecht plans to establish a program in this discipline at Jiao Tong which would incorporate electronics and mechanical engineering concepts with both Chinese and Western medical philosophies. Professor Pecht also signed an agreement of cooperation between Jiao Tong and the CALCE Electronic Products and Systems Center (EPSC).

Published July 15, 2004