Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Professor Emeritus, Jaikrishnan Kadambi wins American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Henry R. Worthington Medal

The award was established in 1980 to recognize eminent achievement in the field of pumping machinery, systems and concepts.

Dr. Kadambi was honored for extensive educational and research contributions to the design and development of reliable and efficient pumping technologies over the past 20 years, particularly slurry pumps for the fossil fuel and mining industry, and blood-compatible pumps and temporary substitutes for the human heart.

In addition to the medal, Kadambi will receive a $5,000 honorarium.
He will accept the award during the 2018 ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in November in Pittsburgh.