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Dean Khosla Elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

March 31, 2010

Carnegie Mellon University's Pradeep K. Khosla has been elected a 2010 fellow of the prestigious American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for promoting the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering to diverse communities worldwide.

"I am extremely honored with this award, and I will continue to support the outstanding work of our college where we continue to educate engineers who make a difference in the future," said Khosla, a University Professor — the highest distinction a faculty member can achieve at Carnegie Mellon — and the Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been dean of the College of Engineering since 2004.

Carnegie Mellon Executive Vice President and Provost Mark S. Kamlet praised Khosla for his leadership in research and education initiatives.

"This latest accolade reflects the innovative spirit and drive Pradeep brings to his academic work, and the leadership he brings in helping the university expand its global reach," Kamlet said. Continue to the Carnegie Mellon press release.