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Peyman Givi Named 2021 AAM Fellow

Peyman GiviWe’d like to announce that Peyman Givi (peg10@pitt.edu) has been elected 2021 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics!

Peyman Givi is currently the Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the James T. MacLeod Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Previously he held the rank of University Distinguished Professor in Aerospace Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he received the Professor of the Year Award by Tau Beta Pi (2002). He also worked as a Research Scientist at the Flow Industries, Inc. in Seattle.

Dr. Givi has had frequent visiting appointments at the NASA Langley & Glenn (Lewis) centers and received the NASA’s Public Service Medal in 2005. He is amongst the first 15 engineering faculty nationwide who received the White House Presidential Faculty Fellowship from President George Bush. He also received the Young Investigator Award of the Office of Naval Research, and the Presidential Young Investigator Award of the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Givi is a member of the editorial boards of AIAA Journal, Combustion Theory and Modeling, Computers & Fluids, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, and a past advisory board member of Progress in Energy and Combustion Science. He received his Ph.D. from the Carnegie Mellon University (PA), and BE (Summa Cum Laude) from the Youngstown State University (OH), where he was named the 2004 Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Alumnus, and the 2012 STEM College Outstanding Alumnus. Dr. Givi has achieved Fellow status in AAAS, AIAA, APS, and ASME; and was designated as ASME’s Engineer of the Year 2007 in Pittsburgh.

Please join us in congratulating Professor Givi!

Updated: October 18, 2022