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MAE professor Wolfgang Sachse approved for emeritus status

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Meinig Family Professor of Engineering Wolfgang Sachse has been approved for emeritus status.

Wolfgang Sachse earned B. S. degree in physics at Penn State and M. S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanics and materials from Johns Hopkins University. Before joining the Cornell faculty in 1970, he was a German Academic Exchange and Humboldt Fellow at the RWTH Aachen. At Cornell he is the Meinig Family Professor of Engineering and a member of the graduate fields of Mechanical Engineering, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Materials Science and Engineering. He has held visiting appointments at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and was Nippon Steel Endowed Chair Professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo in 1993.

Sachse is a member and fellow of several scientific and technical societies. He has authored more than 250 technical papers. He has been granted two patents, authored two review chapters and edited a book. 

Sachse served as Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. From 2001 to 2010 he served as Director of Graduate Studies for the Field of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

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