Emerging Sources Citation Index(ESCI)


        Meyer J. Benzakein        Associate Editor

        M.J. Benzakein is a Wright Brothers Institute Professor and Director of the Propulsion and Power Center at The Ohio State University (OSU).  He assumed this position in July 2010 after completing a five year tenure as the Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department as OSU.  Dr. Benzakein came to OSU in early 2005 after retiring from General Electric, where he led the research effort in computational aerodynamics, aeroacoustics, aeromechanics, and combustion.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Royal Aeronautical Society.  Dr. Benzakein received the 2001 Gold Medal of Honor from the Royal Aeronautical Society in 2001, the GE Chairman Leadership Award for Technology, and the Reed Aeronautics Award from AIAA in 2007.  He has served on many National Academy, industry, and government advising panels over the last ten years and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Poitiers, France in 2006.