This story was written by Sydney Portale, and originally appeared on the JHU Department of Mechanical Engineering website.

Dennice Gayme, a leadership councilmember for the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) who is also an associate professor of mechanical engineering and the Carol Croft Linde Faculty Scholar, has been selected as Nobuhide Kasagi Award winner. The early career award recognizes excellence and innovation from researchers in the field of heat and fluid flow.

Dennice Gayme

The award includes a cash prize and an invitation to give the keynote address for the Twelfth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP12), to be held virtually this summer from July 19-22.

With current work in wall-bounded turbulent flows, electrical power grids, and vehicular networks, Gayme has been recognized as a distinguished researcher throughout her career.  She has earned a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in 2017, the Office of Naval Research’s prestigious 2017 Young Investigator Program award, and a 2015 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award.

Gayme is a senior member of Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and member of multiple technical organizations, including the American Physical Society (APS), the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and serves as the JHU chapter of the Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) faculty representative.

For more information on TSFP12 and Gayme’s recognition, visit the conference’s website here.