TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Newsmaker: Sheng Shen

Sheng Shen, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, won a $400,000 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award.
Thursday, March 7, 2013, 10:01 p.m.
 

Sheng Shen

Noteworthy: Won a $400,000 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award

Age: 34

Residence: Squirrel Hill

Occupation: Assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Background: Recipient of the 2010 Philomathia Foundation Research Fellowship in alternative energy research at the University of California-Berkeley and the Hewlett-Packard Best Paper Award of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers heat transfer division in 2008; research interests include nanoscale energy transfer/conversion, nanophotonics and renewable energy technologies.

Education: Bachelor of science in power engineering and master of science in engineering thermophysics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2000 and 2003; doctorate in mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010

Quote: “It's a milestone in my career. … This is an important award for me. I'm pretty excited.”

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Allegheny

  1. Newsmaker: Randal Bryant
  2. Jury acquits Stowe man of charges related to bar shooting
  3. Bill allowing schools to administer epinephrine advances in state Senate
  4. Brentwood chief to remain on suspension as probe continues
  5. Pitt professor’s UV technology destined for Mars in 2020
  6. On-ramps to I-79 in Marshall to close for shoulder paving
  7. City of Pittsburgh detective, boys finalize adoption before judge
  8. Teachers’ roles evolve as districts rely more on computers
  9. City of Pittsburgh detective, 2 boys finalize adoption before judge
  10. Former Pennsylvania civil rights investigator from Penn Hills sues agency, alleges discrimination
  11. Amid tears, Oakmont church members vow to rebuild from fire
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.