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Three Researchers Honored with 2003 Arch T. Colwell Merit Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 27, 2005 -
Dr. Reitz is Wisconsin Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and former director of the school’s Engine Research Center. Prior to joining the university in 1989, he spent six years at General Motors Research, three years as a research staff member at Princeton University, and two years as a research scientist at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. He is editor (Americas) and co-founder of the International Journal of Engine Research, which is published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in collaboration with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and Japan Society of Automotive Engineers.

Reitz is an SAE Fellow, and is past chairman of the Institute of Liquid Atomization and Spraying Systems-Americas. He has published more than 250 papers and reports, and has won major research awards, including SAE’s Horning and McFarland awards, and the ASME Soichiro Honda Medal. He holds a master’s degree and doctorate from Princeton University in mechanical and aerospace engineering.