MAE chair presented with award in
Roger Rangel, professor and chair of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently received the Narcis Monturiol Medal in
Rangel is the UC Irvine director of the California-Catalonia Engineering Program, an international collaboration between
Participating Catalan universities and facilities include the Technical University of Catalonia, the
Rangel has coordinated the activities of more than 60 Catalan engineering students at UC Irvine and has been the principal investigator of the California-Catalonia Alliance for Miniaturization Science and Engineering, sponsored by National Science Foundation, since 2005. In addition to managing the California-Catalonia program, Rangel has made significant contributions in fluid mechanics and transport processes of dispersed multiphase flows involving particles and sprays, with applications in materials sciences and combustion, and has more than 150 publications.