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Shah honored with mechanical engineering design award


September 09, 2008

Jami Shah, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Department, has been recognized with American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Design Automation Award. It is the most prestigious award given by the society’s Design Engineering Division, recognizing sustained contributions to research in design automation.

Shah was presented the award in August at the ASME Design Technical Conference awards banquet in New York City. At Arizona State University, Shah has established research programs in mechanical design, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing and manufacturing automation. He also has developed several research and instructional labs, including the Design Imaginarium, Design Automation Lab, Prototyping Shop and the Computer-aided Engineering Lab.

He is the author of two U.S. patents, two books, and more than 150  peer-reviewed technical papers in professional journals and conferences. Shah is the founding chief editor of ASME Transaction, the Journal of Computing & Information Science in Engineering. He was elected Fellow of ASME in 2001.