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Professor David Sinton (MIE). Photo by Sara Collaton.

Professor David Sinton (MIE) has been elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Fellowship is the highest elected grade of membership within ASME, the attainment of which recognizes outstanding engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession.

Professor Sinton’s research involves the study and application of small-scale fluid mechanics for use in energy systems and analysis. Professor Sinton is currently the director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE). He is the recipient of the 2006 Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering (CSME) I. W. Smith Award and an Early Career Achievement Award from the Engineering Alumni Association. He became a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering in 2012 and was recently named the McLean Senior Fellow.

“It is wonderful that Professor David Sinton has been recognized by his colleagues of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering,” said Professor Jean Zu, Chair of the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering. “Professor Sinton has had remarkable achievements, and made significant contributions, early in his career. On behalf of the faculty, I congratulate him on this befitting honour.”

The ASME Board of Governors confers the Fellow grade of membership on exceptional candidates as nominated by their peers.

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