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Sep 22 2017

Mohsen Safaei wins Student Competition at 2017 ASME SMASIS

Safaei Award SMASIS 2017DSSL PhD student Mohsen Safaei has won the Best Student Hardware Paper Competition and was runner up for the Best Student Paper Competition at the 2017 ASME Smart Materials Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems conference held September 18-20, 2017 in Snowbird, UT! Mohsen was awarded for his work entitled “Experimental Evaluation of Sensing and Energy Harvesting Behavior of Implanted Piezoelectric Transducers in Total Knee Replacement.” Students participating in the Best Hardware competition were judged based on their technical paper by a committee of smart materials and structures experts. Five finalists were selected and the overall winner was judged based on a poster presentation and demonstration of the developed hardware in a special session of the conference. Students participating in the Best Paper competition were judged based on their technical paper by a committee of smart materials and structures experts. Six finalists were selected and the overall winner was judged based on an oral presentation of the research in a special session of the conference. Congratulations Mohsen for this prestigious award!