Worldwide Engineering Society to Present Mates Award For Outstanding Achievement

Release Date: September 27, 1995 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Robert E. Mates, Ph.D., will receive the H. R. Lissner Award of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME International) at its International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition next month in San Francisco.

Mates, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University at Buffalo and director of UB's Center for Biomedical Engineering, will receive the award in recognition of outstanding achievement in bioengineering.

A fellow of the ASME, Mates has been an active member of the society's Buffalo section and the Bioengineering Division. He has been associate editor of the Journal of Biomedical Engineering and vice president of the Board on Communications, which oversees all ASME publications.

A graduate of the University of Rochester, Mates earned a master's degree and doctorate in mechanical engineering from Cornell University.

The 125,000-member ASME is a worldwide engineering society focused on technical, educational and research issues. It conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations, holds some 30 technical conferences and 200 professional development courses each year, and sets many industrial and manufacturing standards.

Mates is a resident of Buffalo.

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