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NASA Researcher Receives SAE Turbomachinery Engineering Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 15, 2006 - Dr. John AdamczykDr. John Adamczyk of the  NASA  Glenn  Research  Center  in  Cleveland, has been selected to receive SAE International's Cliff Garrett Turbomachinery Engineering Award.  The award was presented at the Power Systems Conference in  New Orleans, La., Nov. 7-9.

This award, established in 1984, recognizes an authority in turbomachinery engineering for on-highway, off-highway, spacecraft or aircraft vehicle use.  The award honors SAE International member Cliff Garrett and his contributions as an aerospace pioneer.

Adamczyk is a senior technologist at the  NASA  Glenn  Research  Center.  He has received a number of awards for his work in the engineering industry, including his most recent honor, the NASA Distinguished Service Award.  He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Adamcyzk earned his bachelor's and master's in mechanical engineering and his doctorate in applied mechanics, all from the  University  of  Connecticut.  He resides in  North Olmsted, Ohio.