Catalin Picu Awarded Honorary Doctorate

by admin on February 25, 2019

Catalin Picu, associate head of undergraduate studies for the department of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest in Romania. Picu is also a member of Rensselaer’s Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Imaging in Medicine. His research is focused on the mechanics of solids, micro and nano-mechanics of crystalline defects, and atomistic simulations. Picu earned his doctorate from Dartmouth College and his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest.