Professors Ateshian and Myers, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science (image) Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Two Columbia Engineering professors were honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Gerard Ateshian won the H.R. Lissner Medal for his work on developing better modalities for the treatment of osteoarthritis, including stronger engineered cartilage for resurfacing knee, hip, and shoulder joints. Kristin Myers won the Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award for her work in maternal and fetal health, studying the mechanics of the uterus and cervix to understand how to prevent premature births. Credit Ateshian: photo by Matt Lenz/Columbia Engineering Myers: photo by Eileen Barroso/Columbia Engineering Usage Restrictions Please use the credits: Ateshian: photo by Matt Lenz/Columbia Engineering Myers: photo by Eileen Barroso/Columbia Engineering Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.