"I am extremely pleased with this award as I work to pioneer research in the areas of nanocomposite materials for a variety of industry, laboratory and basic research sectors," said McHenry, a professor in materials science and engineering (http://www.materials.cmu.edu/) at CMU.
For more than a decade, McHenry has been developing new materials, processes and unique designs for high-frequency switching applications. Most recently, he also is developing new materials and processes for improving the efficiency of power transformation. The work is expected to impact the economic success of America's manufacturing sector, while enabling new power and energy applications.
"This is a great honor for Mike as he continues to revolutionize novel research and as we seek to transform materials science research and education," said
An innovative researcher, McHenry has served as editor, publication chair and a member of the program committee for the
McHenry received his bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering and materials science from
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