Les Cook, vice president for student affairs and advancement, has been named one of the 2016 Pillars of the Profession by NASPA, the leading professional organization for student affairs in higher education.
Yun Hang Hu, the Charles and Carroll McArthur Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), as approved by the AIChE Board of Directors.
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.
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.
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.