University of Pittsburgh
April 25, 2002

Pitt Professor Named Engineer of the Year by Local Mechanical Engineering Society

Contact:  412-624-4147

April 23, 2002

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh section of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) voted unanimously to name University of Pittsburgh faculty member Minking Chyu its 2001-2002 Engineer of the Year. Chyu, professor and chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Pitt, is being recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in mechanical engineering, including his election as an ASME Fellow.

Chyu will receive his award at a May 24 banquet ceremony on the Gateway Clipper ship Majestic. To register for the banquet, or to receive more information, contact Dick Conley, 412/521-5941 (email: