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SAE Fellow Gordon Parker

Gordon Parker Elected SAE International Fellow

April 24, 2015
By Allison Mills

Gordon Parker, a professor of mechanical engineering, was elected a Fellow by SAE International this April.

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From left, Mitchell Kirby and Dillon Gronseth are shown in a biomedical engineering lab.

Biomedical Engineering Students Honored by Goldwater Scholarship Program

April 8, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has honored two Michigan Technological University biomedical engineering students. Mitchell Kirby, a third-year student, won a Goldwater scholarship and Dillon Gronseth, a second-year student, received honorable mention in the scholarship program.

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Ravindra Pandey, chair of physics

Physics Chair Ravindra Pandey Elected Fellow of American Physical Society

January 6, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Ravindra Pandey, chair of the Department of Physics, is elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. 

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Yun Hang Hu, new AAAS Fellow.

Yun Hang Hu Elected an AAAS Fellow

December 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Materials Science & Engineering Professor Yun Hang Hu a Fellow of the AAAS.

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Britta Jost, at left, and Kaitlyn Bunker.  Photo: (c) J.Dixx Photography (www.jdixx.com)

Society of Women Engineers Honors Alumnae, Tech Section and Members

November 5, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech alumnae receive awards from the Society of Women Engineers. 

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David House and Dick Henes, Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction winners.

Michigan Tech Honors Two Alumni with Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction

July 25, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Two alumni and longtime supporters of Michigan Tech receive Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction.

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Linda Ott Receives Michigan Tech's Inaugural Diversity Award

June 17, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

For her efforts to open the eyes of women and girls to the excitement of computer science

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Tess Ahlborn

Tess Ahlborn, Scott Miers Receive Michigan Tech's Highest Honors for Teaching

May 30, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Enthusiasm for the material and dedication to students are hallmarks of their teaching styles.

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John Johnson

Johnson to Chair National Academies Committee on 21st Century Truck Partnership

May 6, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Effort addesses engine systems, hybrid propulsion systems, safety and more

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PhD candidate Durga Pokharel, left, and his advisor, chemist Shiyue Fang, working out solutions to challenges in their research on purifying DNA and peptide molecules. Sarah Bird photo

Fang, Pokharel Receive Rath Award for Breakthrough Method of Purifying Biomolecules

April 28, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Honored for "exceptional research . . . that anticipates the future needs of the nation while supporting advances in emerging technology."

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