The MECH researcher was cited for his fundamental contributions to nonlinear control, robot locomotion and sensor design.
The deviceÂ generates power with every bend of the knee. Engineering students hope it may someday power artificial hearts.
The MECH profesor is one of the world'sÂ leading experts on the dynamics and vibrations of structural and mechanical systems.
The MECH professor is named an honorary member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences.
He's one of a dozen Rice researchers to be acknowledged.