El-Genk receives award from ASME

May 11, 2017 - By Kim Delker

Mohamed S. El-Genk, Regents’ Professor of nuclear, mechanical, and chemical and biological engineering, and the founding director of the Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies at The University of New Mexico, has been selected to receive the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2017 Heat Transfer Memorial Award.

The award honors “outstanding contributions to boiling enhancement; immersion cooling of electronics; forced, natural, and combined convection in rod bundles; heat pipes and thermosyphons; impinging and swirling jets heat transfer; thermal-hydraulics of nuclear reactors; and thermal management of space nuclear power systems.”

El-Genk is a recognized educator and national and international expert in many technical areas and a prolific author and researcher with a professional carrier extending more than 45 years.