2008 News

AIOP Poster Awards

November 22, 2008

Prof. Funkenbusch's paper "Effect of Sublingual Depth of Implant Placement on the Dimentional Accuracy of the Implant Impression: An In Vitro Study" awarded in the three best papers presented at the 27th International Congress of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry held in Bologna on November 21 and 22, 2008.

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New Book by Prof. Thomas

October 1, 2008

Professor John H. (Jack) Thomas has joined the list of faculty from Mechanical Engineering who have authored or co-authored books. Prof. Thomas' monograph, Sunspots and Starspots, co-authored with Nigel O. Weiss from Cambridge University, was published in October 2008 by Cambridge University Press. The monograph is based on extensive collaborations between Professors Thomas and Weiss over the years via sabbaticals and extended stays at Cambridge University and University of Rochester, respectively.

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Prof. Perucchio and colleauges receive ASME Richard Skalak most meritorious paper award

June 28, 2008

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has awarded the 2007 Richard Skalak ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering Best Paper Award to the paper "Computational Model for the Transition From Peristaltic to Pulsatile Flow in the Embryonic Heart Tube" published in the J. Biomechanical Engineering, June 2007, Vol 129, pp 441-449 by Larry A. Taber, Jinmei Zhang, and Renato Perucchio. Each year the Editor-in-Chief and the editorial board members of the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering the most meritorious of all the papers published in the Journal in the previous year.

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