Remembering Ephraim Sparrow

Sparrow Memorial Lecture — 9/23/20

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Thank you to all who joined us in honoring the teaching and research legacy of ME Professor Ephraim Sparrow (1928-2019). The lecture began with an introduction from the Sparrow family and Professor Terry Simon which was followed by two lectures from distinguished researchers in heat transfer. The event ended with a vibrant informal remembrance.

Wenquan Tao

"Applications of Similarity Theory in the Study of Complicated Heat/Mass Transfer Problems"

Avram Bar-Cohen, Marc Hodes, and Madhu Iyengar
"Eph Sparrow — A Tribute to a Lifetime of Remarkable Achievements from a Colleague and Students"

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Ephraim Sparrow Memorial Award Fund

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To honor Eph's legacy, the ME Department has established the Ephraim Sparrow Memorial Award fund. This fund will provide scholarship awards for mechanical engineering students who need help funding their education. Please help us honor his memory by making a gift in honor of Eph Sparrow. In doing so, you will help us keep his name and legacy alive, and continue his commitment to students' education forever.