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Bo Jin received the 2015 Medallion of Honor from the President of USC for his excellent work in monitoring and teaching students.

June 01, 2015 —



Bo Jin, a senior Ph.D. student advised by Professor Steven Nutt, Director of USC Gill Composites Center, received the 2015 USC Medallion of Honor for his excellent contriution in teaching and mentoring USC students. The medallion, and the award along with a check of $1,000 were presented at USC Town and Gown in the 34th Academic Honor Convocation hosted by USC President Dr. C. L Max Nikias. Bo received this special honor representing STEM field in USC.

In the picture: Dr. Meredith Drake Reitan, Associate Dean of USC Graduate School, presenting the medallion and award to Bo Jin.

Bo is well known by USC Viterbi Engineering students for merging attractive research experience into his clear and precise teaching on tough subjects. His research focuses on finite element analysis of high performance composites for automotive and aerospace structures. Bo has been working at MSC NASTRAN (NASA Structural Analysis) and PATRAN Development from 2012 to 2014.

From April to September 2015, Bo is visiting and developing research projects on computational mircromechanics at IMDEA Materials Institute in Madrid, Spain.Please join us in congratulating USC Viterbi School of Engineering and USC Gill Composites Center for this special and well deserved honor. We hope you enjoy the photos from the USC Academic Honor Convocation, and, Fight On!

In the picture in the upper right corner( left to right): Dr. Shiv Joshi, Chief Technology Officer of NextGen Aeronautics; Mrs. Dana Coyle Mr. Ken Hudnut, USC Center for Excellence in Teaching; Miss Xiaochen Li, USC Gill Composites; Dr. Masahiko Miyauchi, Kaneka Corporation; Bo Jin; Dr. Brian Casey, Senior Software Engineer of MSC NASTRAN (NASA Structural Analysis) and PATRAN Development; Dr. Meredith Drake Reitan, Associate Dean of USC Graduate School.