Posted: July 02, 2012
Professor Ahmet Selamet assumed the role of chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on July 1, 2012.
Selamet has been a professor and associate chair in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, where he directs the Flow, Engine, and Acoustics Research Laboratories within the Center for Automotive Research. He replaces Cheena Srinivasan, who announced at the beginning of the 2011-12 academic year that he was stepping down as chair, but would continue in his role as a faculty member within the department.
Selamet is recognized as a leader in advanced automotive powertrain systems, wave dynamics, noise and pollutant emission control, combustion, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. He is also a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and the Society of Automotive Engineers.
Selamet's career honors include:
- 2009 Innovators Award, College Of Engineering, The Ohio State University
- 2002 Stanley E. Harrison Faculty Award For Excellence In Engineering Education, College Of Engineering, The Ohio State University
- 1999 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society Of Automotive Engineers
- 1997 Charles E. MacQuigg Award For Outstanding Teaching, College Of Engineering, The Ohio State University