Fazle Hussain, PhD
Symposium on Frontiers of Fluid Dynamics - A Legacy
November 1-3, 2013 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico
This event honored the 70th Birthday of Fazle Hussain, a world-class professor of Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Physics, Cell Physiology & Molecular Biophysics, Chemical Engineering, Internal Medicine, who has contributed in areas related to fluid dynamics in medicine, turbulence and energy and more.
The Symposium took place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on the picturesque beach of Puerto Rico. The symposium included short scientific talks, poster presentations, a reception on Friday November 1 and a banquet celebration on Saturday November 2.
Local Organizing Committee
PUBLICATION: Proceedings for the 2013 Symposium on Frontiers of Fluid Dynamics, A Legacy
Softcover- 6 x 9 , 76 pgs
The event included a special celebration honoring Fazle Hussain's 70th birthday
November 2, 2013 • 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Restaurant: La Casona, 609 San Jorge, Santurce, PR
Luciano Castillo, Texas Tech University
Toast- Birthday & Career Legacy
Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, New York University
Stories to Tell About “The AKM Fazle”
Fazle Hussain, Ph.D
A. K. M. Fazle Hussain, Ph.D.-
President's Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Science, Senior Adviser to the President, Professor of Cell Physiology & Molecular Biophysics (TTUHSC), Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Internal Medicine (TTUHSC), Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Professor of Physics
Dr. Hussain is a world-renowned scientist in fluid dynamics with over 200 papers in prestigious journals. He has been a visiting scholar at Cambridge six times, the Indian Institute of Science at Bangalore, the Institute of Mechanics at Beijing, the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics at UCSB, and is the lifetime Moore Distinguished Scholar at Caltech and an honorary professor at Peking University.
Dr. Hussain currently serves on the board of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas, as the mechanical engineering chair of the National Academy of Engineering, and as chair of the Academy of Science of the Developing World. He is a Fellow of APS, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Dr. Hussain has received awards including the Freeman Scholar Award of ASME in 1984, the Fluid Dynamics Prize of APS in 1998, the Fluids Engineering Award of ASME in 2000, and the Fluid Dynamics Award of AIAA in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in fluid dynamics. Dr. Hussain is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
At The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Dr. Hussain serves as the Dean of Engineering of the Council of Deans. In this capacity, he provides leadership, guidance and counsel for research and education.
Major Areas of Research
Fluid mechanics, turbulent flows, vortex dynamics, jets and boundary layers, aeronautics, optical measurement techniques, fluidized beds, bio-fluid dynamics
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