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Professor Shapour Azarm
2155 Martin Hall
Dept of Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Voice: +1-301-405-5250
Email: azarm@umd.edu



Select Honors and Awards

  • Co-author of a paper designated as one of the “10 best papers” (out of 156 submissions) in the 2011 ASME Design Automation Conference.
  • 2009 ASME/Ford Best Paper Award. Co-author of a paper that received the ASME/Ford Best Paper Award (out of 158 submissions) in the 2009 ASME Design Automation Conference.
  • 2007 ASME Design Automation Award. The award citation reads: “For his sustained and meritorious contributions to research in Design Automation, specifically in computational design optimization and engineering design decision making.”
  • ASME Design Engineering Division Certificate of Appreciation. “In testimony of the high regard and service as Chair of Design Engineering Division 2006-2007.”
  • Fellow of the ASME International. February 2004.
  • ASME Certificate of Appreciation. “In testimony of the high regards and the deep appreciation of valued services in advancing the engineering profession,” ASME Design Engineering Division, September 15, 1999.
  • ASME Certificate of Appreciation. “In recognition of excellence in service to the Society and engineering profession,” ASME Design Automation Conference, Irvine, CA, August 18-22, 1996.
  • ASEE Faculty Fellowships. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Summer 1994; Naval Surface Warfare Center-Carderock Division, Summer 1995.
  • The Procter & Gamble Paper Award. Co-author of an award winning paper at the 2nd National Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 1991.
  • The Procter & Gamble Paper Award. Co-author of an award winning paper at the 1st National Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 1989.
  • Westinghouse Professorship, University of Maryland, College Park, 1988-1989.

Award
2009 Best Paper Award

Awards
2007 Design
Automation Award