MAIDROC Laboratory Presents an Invited Lecture on
Professor José L. LageProfessor of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University (on leave)Director, Thermal Transport Processes Program Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) Directorate for Engineering National Science Foundation
Date: February 12, 2016 (FRIDAY)
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Room: EC2300 (large conference room)
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Brief Vitae of the Invited Speaker:
Professor José L. Lage received his BSc (’84) and MSc (’86) from the Pontifical Catholic University-RJ, Brazil, and his PhD (’91) in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University. In 1991 he joined SMU as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (ME). A Texas Professional Engineer, he is the founder of the Laboratory for Porous Material Applications funded by the NSF, NIST, DOE and several industries. He was the Associate Chair of the ME Dep (2000-2002), and more recently the President of the SMU Faculty Senate (2011-2012). He has over 200 publications and one patent. Lage has been elected an Honorary Member of Pi Tau Sigma and a Fellow of the ASME, and served twice as an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Heat Transfer. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Sigma Xi for Outstanding Research, the ASEE for Outstanding Teaching, the ASME-NTS Engineer of the Year, and the SMU Golden Mustang. He has been a Visiting Professor of the Swiss Federal Institute of Engineering (ETH-Zurich), and of the Federal University of Technology Parana (UTF-PR-Brazil). In 2014 he was elected member of the Scientific Council of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer. He is currently on leave from SMU, serving as the National Science Foundation Director of the Thermal Transport Processes Program in the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET), Directorate for Engineering.For further information please contact Prof. Dulikravich at (305) 348-7016or at firstname.lastname@example.org.