MEL Founder Wins ASCE Jack E Cermak Medal

CermakMedal 300x225 Dr Bill Melbourne, MEL Founder and Emeritus Professor at Monash University, has been awarded the Jack E Cermak Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for his tireless work in the field of wind engineering, fluid mechanics, and turbulence. This presigious award is sponsored by the Society's Engineering Mechanics Division and the Structrual Engineering Institute, and was inscribed with the following notation: "For significant and life-long contributions to our understanding of the effects of turbulence in problems of bluff body aerodynamics pertinent to wind engineering applications". The presentation was held at the ASCE Structures Congress in Pitsburgh, Pennsylvania. Previous recipients of the Medal include such wind-engineering luminaries as: Alan Davenport, Ahsan Kareem, Ted Stathopoulos, and Nicholas Isyumov.