Mechanical Engineering Department
He has held visiting appointments at MIT, the University of Rome "La Sapienza", and at Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon in France. Professor Akay is an active member of the engineering professional community, and has been recognized for his contributions to research, education and professional service. He is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Acoustical Society of America, and a member of several honor societies. Dr. Akay serves on advisory boards of several universities and regularly consults with international industries as a technical advisor.