Jo Y. Wong

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Dr. Jo Y. Wong is a noted research professor at Carleton University. Dr. J.Y. Wong received his Ph.D. from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, in 1967 and joined the Faculty of Engineering at Carleton University in 1968. In 1986, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne awarded him the degree of D.Sc. in recognition of his research achievements. He has been a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. He has been presented with numerous awards including the prestigious George Stephenson Prize of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, England. Dr. Wong retired from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University in 1999 and became Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor.[1]

His treatise "Theory of Ground Vehicles" is a seminal work, widely cited.

Wong's research interests include:[2]

  • Terramechanics
  • Off-Road Vehicle Mobility
  • Road Vehicle Dynamics
  • Computer Simulation of Vehicle Systems
  • Computer-Aided Methods for Design Evaluation of Transport Vehicles
  • Air Cushion Technology
  • Advanced Guided Ground Transportation Systems

The J.Y. and E.W. Wong Research Award in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering is awarded annually, when merited, to outstanding full-time PhD candidates in either Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. The recipient must have demonstrated excellence in research with potentially significant impact on engineering practice.[3]

Past recipients include:

  • 2011 - Steve Ulrich
  • 2010 - Joshua Brinkerhoff
  • 2009 - Farzad Taremi
  • 2008 - Mehrdaad Ghorashi
  • 2007 - Alexis Guigue & Greg Oxley
  • 2006 - E. MacDonald & Shujun Wang
  • 2005 - Calvin Rans & Brian McAuliffe
  • 2004 - Pranav Shah
  • 2003 - Tanya Ellison

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Carleton University information regarding Dr Wong's biography and the Wong Research Award. URL accessed 2011-11-23.
  2. ^ Carleton University Mechanical Engineering Faculty page (Google cache) URL Accessed June 19, 2006
  3. ^ Carleton University information regarding Dr Wong's biography and the Wong Research Award. URL accessed 2011-11-23.