Aerospace's Smith to receive best paper award

Edward Smith, professor of aerospace engineering, has been chosen to receive the 2009 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DSCD) Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award.

The annual award is being presented to Smith for his co-authorship of the paper, "Multi-Harmonic Adaptive Vibration Control of Misaligned Driveline via Active Magnetic Bearings."

A member of the Penn State faculty for 14 years, Smith received his bachelors degree from Penn State in 1988 and his masters degree and doctorate from the University of Maryland, all in aerospace engineering.

The award recipients will receive a plaque and a cash award and will be recognized at the DSCD awards ceremony on Oct. 13, in Hollywood, Calif.

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Last Updated July 14, 2009