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Honors

Daisuke Minakata, (CEE) has been named a winner of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

Daisuke Minakata Wins Powe Award from ORAU

June 25, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

For the third time in five years, a faculty member from Michigan Technological University has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Daisuke Minakata, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was recognized in the discipline of engineering and applied science for his work developing innovative physical-chemical water treatment technologies and predictive tools using novel computational techniques.

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Bill Kennedy

William Kennedy Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

May 29, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

After nearly four decades in education, Michigan Technological University associate professor William Kennedy, (CLS) has received the University's highest teaching honor.

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Tarun Dam, center, goes over research with PhD condidates Ni Fan, left and Melanie Talaga right in a lab at Michigan Tech.

Tarun Dam Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

May 29, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Tarun Dam, an assistant professor of chemistry at Michigan Technological University, has been awarded the University's 2015 Distinguished Teaching  Award in the Assistant Professor, Professor of Practice and Lecturer category. 

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CAREER Award Nina Mahmoudian

Nina Mahmoudian Receives a CAREER Award from NSF

May 20, 2015
By Allison Mills

Nina Mahmoudian has received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious CAREER Award, which provides $500,442 to overcome this limitation. The grants are given to early career researchers who excel in both research and education, both of which are important parts of Mahmoudian’s robotics lab at Michigan Technological University.

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Bill Predebon

Bill Predebon Wins 2015 Diversity Award

May 12, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Bill Predebon, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, has been named winner of Michigan Tech's 2015 Diversity Award. 

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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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