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RSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 193
Announcement was made last night
of the award of the Worcester Reed
Warner medal to Prof. Stephen Tim-
oshenko of the engineering college at
a national meeting of the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers held
this week in New York.
Professor Timoshenko was award-
ed the medal for his contributions to!
the theory of design of elastic struc-
tures and to treatment of the dy-
namics of moving machinery.
"This award is one of the highest
honors which can be conferred by the!
Society," Prof. Edward L. Eriksen,
chairman of the department of me-
chanical engineering, said last night,
"and the recognition of Professor
Timoshenko's work is well-merited,
since he is one of the most outstand-
ing men in his field not only in this
country, but in the world."
Professor Timoshenko came to
America in 1918, when he was forced
to leave Russia because of the Revo-
lution. He was connected with the
Westinghouse Co. laboratories until
1927, when he came to the University
as a member of the faculty of the
mechanical engineering department.
Miller Is Head Of
Dr. Norman F. Miller, head of the
department of obstetrics and gynec-
ology and Bates professor of chil-
dren's diseases at University Hospital,
has been named to succeed Dr. O. R.
Yoder, assistant superintendent of the
Ypsilanti State Hospital, as president
of the Washtenaw County Medical
Society, it was learned yesterday.
Other officers elected are Dr. Mar-
garet Bell, director of phsyical edu-
cation for University women, chosen
vice-presidnt to succeed Dr. Cyrus C.
Sturgis, director of Simpson Mem-
TO ATTEND CONFERENCE D. Fitzgerald to represent the State
Harold D. Smith, director of the at a national conference on state
Michigan Municipal League and head administration planning Dec. 12 and
of the University's Bureau of govern- 13 in Chicago. Mr. Smith will ac-
ment, yesterday announced that he company George R. Thompson, State
had been requested by Gov. Frank budget director.
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