Professor Yogesh Jaluria recognized for his contribution and service to the engineering community

Professor Yogesh Jaluria, the well-respected chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace engineering and Board of Governors professor at Rutgers University, was acknowledged for his outstanding contribution to the engineering community by the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer in celebration of his 60th birthday this year. Professor Jaluria, the author of over 400 technical publications, has two patents in materials processing as well as computer software that has been copyrighted. After graduating as valedictorian from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India in 1970, Professor Jaluria pursued both his M.S and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University. His strong academic background and passion in several diverse areas of research has made him a role model for many motivated students. Additionally, Professor Jaluria has received countless honors and awards for his remarkable work in heat transfer. These awards include the 2007 Donald Q. Kern Award from the American Society of Chemical Engineers, the 1995 Heat Transfer Memorial Award for Science, the 1994 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and several more. Furthermore, Professor Jaluria has served as the Editor for Computer Mechanics, a well-renowned international publication by Springer International, and currently serves as the Editor of the ASME Journal of Heat Transfer. While his stellar accomplishments depicts him as a man of many achievements within the international engineering community, Professor Jaluria carries himself as a person of great integrity with a strong passion for several other fields of study including philosophy, history and specifically ancient civilization. The School of Engineering is truly honored to have Professor Yogesh Jaluria, not only for the multitude of achievements and accolades that he has obtained over the years but for his genuine passion for his work and his cheerful, modest demeanor that makes him a friend to many.

By Sayuri Khandavilli