Pedro Mago, an endowed professor in the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University, is receiving the highest membership honor from an international organization. Mago, the Tennessee Valley Authority professor of mechanical engineering, has been selected as a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Mago has been an active ASME member since he joined the Mississippi State faculty in 2003 as an assistant professor. In the heat and energy transfer division of the organization, he has participated on several technical committees, helped organize conferences and reviewed technical papers.
He is being recognized for service to the organization and dedication to the field of mechanical engineering. Prior to receiving this honor, Mago earned several awards at Mississippi State for his commitment to research, service and teaching. Most recently, he received the Bagley College of Engineering’s outstanding faculty research award and was named to the Academy of Distinguished Teachers.
Mago earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Universidad de Oriente in Venezuela. He also holds master’s and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida.