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 June 28, 2008

Prof. Perucchio and colleauges receive ASME Richard Skalak most meritorious paper award

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has awarded the 2007 Richard Skalak ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering Best Paper Award to the paper "Computational Model for the Transition From Peristaltic to Pulsatile Flow in the Embryonic Heart Tube" published in the J. Biomechanical Engineering, June 2007, Vol 129, pp 441-449 by Larry A. Taber, Jinmei Zhang, and Renato Perucchio. Each year the Editor-in-Chief and the editorial board members of the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering the most meritorious of all the papers published in the Journal in the previous year.

The award was announced Saturday, June 28, 2008 at the plenary session of the 2008 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference at Marco Island, FL.

Jinmei Zhang earned her Ph.D in ME at the University of Rochester in July 2001, with Taber as the primary advisor and Perucchio on the thesis committee.