Dr. Angela Violi Promoted to Full Professor, Receives ASME Medal

photo of Dr. Violi, ME Dept.May 2015 - The University of University Regents approved Dr. Angel's Violi's promotion to Professor of Mechanical Engineering with tenure. Dr. Violi also holds Associate Professor appointments with the Departments of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Applied Physics. She joined the University in 2006 and her lab, the Violi Group, focuses on "multiscale processes occurring in reactive systems, with applications crosscutting combustion, nanoscience, and biology."

May 2015 (ME News) - Dr. Angela Violi has been selected to receive the 2015 ASME George Westinghouse Silver Medal. The George Westinghouse Medals were established to recognize eminent achievement or distinguished service in the power field of mechanical engineering. The Silver Medal is bestowed upon one who is not yet 45 on June 30 of the year in which the medal is awarded. Considering power in the broad sense, the basis of the awards shall include contributions of utilization, application, design, development, research, and the organization of such activities in the power field. Congratulations to Dr. Violi!