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University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Receives 2002 SAE Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper

Warrendale, PA, June 16, 2003 - Dr. Dong-Ryul Rhim, an engineer at the Institute for Advanced Engineering in South Korea, received the 2002 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper. He was presented the award on March 4, 2003 during the Honors Convocation at the annual SAE World Congress in Detroit, Michigan.

This award, established in 1998, is given annually for the best technical paper written by a student and presented at a major SAE meeting. The award honors Phil Myers, former SAE President and retired professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Myers and his wife Jean have set a high standard for excellence, concern for students, and involvement with SAE. Dr. Rhim was selected as the award's 2002 recipient for his SAE technical paper (2001-01-0499): "Air Flow Characteristics Surrounding Evaporating Transient Diesel Sprays."

Before joining the IAE in 1994, Dr. Rhim spent three years at the LG Electronics Ltd. as a research engineer. He has also authored several technical papers in Korea.

Dr. Rhim holds a bachelor's in nuclear engineering from Hanyang University and a master's in mechanical engineering from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. He earned his doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he composed his award-winning paper under the supervision of Dr. Patrick V. Farrell.