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Katherine Bulgrin wins an ASME IMECE 2009 Best Student Paper Award

November 10, 2010

Katherine Bulgrin wins an ASME IMECE 2009 Best Student Paper Award

Katherine Bulgrin

UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Ph.D. candidate Katherine Bulgrin won the ASME IMECE 2009 Best Student Paper Award by the Advanced Energy Systems Division (AESD).  The paper is entitled “A coupled thermal and mechanical model of a thermal energy harvesting device,” authored by Bulgrin, and co-authored by UCLA MAE Professors Greg Carman, Y. Sungtaek Ju, and Adrienne Lavine.

The award was announced by Michael von Spakovsky, 2010-2011 Chair of the Advanced Energy Systems Division (AESD) Executive Committee.  There is a monetary award of $500 which will be divided between Bulgrin and her co-authors.  During ASME IMECE 2010 in Vancouver, the award will be announced and presented at the AESD reception on November 16th.