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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Anil Saigal

Professor
Research and Characterization of Composites and Polymers Lab

Anil Saigal

Professor
Research and Characterization of Composites and Polymers Lab

Phone 617-627-2549
Robinson Hall, Room 171
200 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
materials engineering, materials science, manufacturing processes, quality control
Biography: 

Anil Saigal is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. He received his B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, and his M.S. and Ph.D from Georgia Tech. Saigal has been at Tufts University since 1983. He was previously the department chair and the director of international programs for the School of Engineering. He is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and received the 2011 Distinguished Service Alumni Award from IIT.

Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech, 1983
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech, 1980
B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1979
Selected Honors and Awards: 
  • 2011: Distinguished Service Alumni Award, IIT Mumbai
  • 2011: The 50 Most Influential People in New England, India New England News
  • 2011: Award for Service to the Indian American Community, AAANE
  • 2004: Elected Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2002: Curriculum Innovation Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 1986: Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • 1979-80: President's Fellow, Georgia Tech
  • 1978-79: J.N. Tata Scholar, India
Selected Professional Activities: 
  • 2010-present: Member, Fellows Review Committee, ASME
  • 2002-present: ABET Evaluator
  • 1989: Co-Editor, Microstructural Development and Control in Materials Processing, ASME, MD-Vol. 14
  • 1988: Co-Editor, Advances in Mechanical Behavior and Properties Evaluation, ASME, MD-Vol.7
Professional Memberships: 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Patents: 
1999: Issued US Patent # 5,887,854
1987: Issued US Patent # 4,666,042