Arun Ramaratnam, an MS degree graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected as one of the three "Best Student Paper" Finalists during the ASME IMECE 2004 conference; awarded by the Dynamic Systems and Control Division of the ASME. His paper was titled "Novel Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Electro-Active Polymer Sensors for Structural Vibration Control", and was co-authored by his major advisor, Prof. Nader Jalili.