Egolfopoulos is New ASME Fellow
AME faculty member
Fokion Egolfopoulos has been elected a Fellow of ASME
(formerly the American Society of Mechanical Engineers).
The Fellow Grade is the highest elected grade of membership within
ASME, the attainment of which recognizes exceptional engineering
achievements and contributions to the engineering profession.
Fellowship is a distinction granted to only about 3% of the
The citation in support of Egolfopoulos's election reads
Professor Fokion N. Egolfopoulos of the University of Southern
California is an internationally recognized researcher in the
fundamentals of combustion, with outstanding contributions to the
areas of laminar flames, two-phase reacting flows, and fuel chemistry.
He has been a leader and active participant in many scientific
and technological undertakings and enterprises, and is currently the
Editor-in-Chief of Combustion and Flame [sic], the official journal of
the Combustion Institute. He ahs published extensively in journals
on heat and mass transfer, energy, fuels, the environment,
combustion and propulsion, has sepervised many doctoral students,
and has been prominently recognized with nation [sic] and
Egolfopoulos will be listed on the
ASME Fellows web site and recognized in the new-fellows listing
in the November, 2010, issue of Mechanical Engineering Magazine.