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CCNY Engineer Honored by the Nation

President Bush recently announced the names of 14 scientists and one engineer who have been awarded the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest award for lifetime achievement in science. That sole engineer is Andreas Acrivos, Albert Einstein Professor Emeritus of Science and Engineering at City College, who was cited in particular for his research in suspension mechanics, a field important to oil production and semiconductor manufacturing processes.

Dr. Acrivos, who formerly directed CCNY’s Levich Institute for Physicochemical Hydrodynamics, is widely recognized for his contributions to the theory of fluid mechanics and convective heat and mass transfer. Several of his pioneering studies have created new fields of research.

A native of Greece, Acrivos taught for many years at U.C. Berkeley and Stanford before assuming the prestigious Einstein Chair in 1988. He is one of very few scholars elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.