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Satwindar Singh Sadhal

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Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • 1979, PhD, Other Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • 1976, Masters, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto
  • 1975, Bachelors, Other Engineering, University of Toronto

Biography


1978 PhD, Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology
1976 MASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto
1975 BASc, Nuclear/Thermal Engineering Science, University of Toronto

Research Summary


Drops and bubbles in acoustic fields, thermo-capillary flows with drops in low gravity, heat conduction in composite solids

Awards


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  • 1971 Helen E. Rogers Admission Scholar
  • 1972 First Wallberg Scholar
  • 1972 John M. Empey Prize
  • 1972 MacLennan-MacLeod Memorial Prize
  • 1972 McKee-Gilchrist Prize
  • 1972 Professional Engineers' Prize
  • 1975 NRC Canada Postgraduate Scholarship
  • 1984 Presidential Young Investigator Award
  • 1984 NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
  • 1989 University of Cambridge Life Fellow of Clare Hall College
  • 1991 Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA/ASEE Fellow
  • 1996 ASME Fellow of Professional Society
  • 2007 ASME James H. Potter Gold Medal
  • 2007 USC Α.Λ.∆. Exemplary Performance of Professors Recognition
  • 2009 Northrop Grumman/VSoE 2009 Northrop Grumman Award for Teaching Excellence
Appointments
  • Co-Director, CIMES
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • OHE 400G
  • Olin Hall of Engineering
  • 3650 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1453

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-0492
  • sadhal@usc.edu

Websites

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