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Pope elected Fellow of the Combustion Institute

Monday, February 26, 2018

Steve Pope, Sibley College Professor of Mechanical Engineering Emeritus, has been elected to the inaugural class of Fellows of The Combustion Institute. The Combustion Institute is an international organization with over 4,000 members in 35 countries.

Pope was recognized by the Combustion Institute for "seminal advances in the computational modeling of turbulent combustion, including probability density function methods and in situ adaptive tabulation."

Pope received his undergraduate and graduate education in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Imperial College, London. Following post-doctoral positions at Imperial College and in Applied Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology, he joined the Mechanical Engineering faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then moved to Cornell in 1982. Pope retired in 2015.

You can learn more about the Combustion Institute and its inaugural class of Fellows here.

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