From left to right: Dean Michael Valasek, Rector Vojtech Petracek, Prof. Olgac, Prof. Tomas Vyhlidal, Mr. Vedat Olgac

Professor Olgac is Awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the Czech Technical University in Prague

In recognition of his 35-plus years of high impact scholarly work and collaborations with Czech scientists, University of Connecticut Mechanical Engineering Professor Nejat Olgac was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Czech Technical University in Prague, in a ceremony taking place on January 29.

The CTU honorary doctorate, given out since 1905, has seen 160 leaders in their field receive the award, including U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Herbert Hoover, and renowned electrical engineer Nikola Tesla.

Read More @ Engineering News

Ceremony video is found at

About the award and its history please visit: