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Katepalli Sreenivasan Joins Department as Distinguished University Professor

Katepalli Sreenivasan Joins Department as Distinguished University Professor

Professor Katepalli Sreenivasan has joined the University as Professor and Director of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology, and has also been appointed as a Distinguished University Professor and as a Glenn L. Martin Professor of Engineering. In addition, he has been appointed Professor in the Departments of Physics and Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Sreenivasan comes to the University from Yale University, where he was Harold W. Cheel Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as well as Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, and a member of the Center for Computational Ecology.

Dr. Sreenivasan is one of the world's premier researchers in fluid dynamics and turbulence. He has a long list of prestigious awards and prizes, including election to membership in the National Academy of Engineering, a Humboldt Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellow, the Otto Laporte Award in Fluid Dynamics from the American Physical Society, and election as a Fellow in the American Physical Society, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Third World Academy of Sciences.

January 8, 2002

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