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Peter Cummings to Receive Touloukian Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Peter Cummings, Principal Scientist at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences and John R. Hall Professor at Vanderbilt University, will receive the 2012 Yeram S. Touloukian Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The award, consisting of a bronze medal, certificate and travel grant, is awarded once every three years to recognize outstanding technical contributions in the field of thermophysical properties. The award will be presented to Cummings at the 18th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, to be held June 24–29, 2012, in Boulder, CO, where Cummings will present the Touloukian award lecture during the opening plenary session of the conference.