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Prof. Farhat Receives ASME Award

Aero/Astro Chairman Charbel Farhat has received a lifetime achievement award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for his outstanding accomplishments and impact on the field of computing in engineering.

An honor of a different nature came from the Prime Minister of France. Prof. Farhat received the Chevalier dans l'Order des Palmes Académiques for his contributions to the culture and academic prestige of France. The ceremony was held at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris.

In 2010, Prof. Farhat received the Structures, Structural Dynamic, and Materials Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics (AIAA) "for pioneering research in fluid-structure interaction and its application to critical aeroelastic and engineering problems."

Prof. Farhat is the Vivian Church Hoff Professor of Aircraft Structures.

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