Monday, 11 July 2011 10:39
Article by Bangor Daily News.
ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine has named a mechanical engineering professor in Australia the first Alston D. and Ada Lee Correll Presidential Chair in Energy.
Krish P. Thiagarajan is a professor at the University of Western Australia in Perth, where he researches the hydrodynamics of floating structures. His appointment will bolster UMaine’s research efforts in offshore wind and tidal energy, according to a UMaine press release. Thiagarajan who will also have the title of professor of mechanical engineering is expected to arrive on campus in August.