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Honors

Alumnus Melvin Calvins' postage stamp

US Postage Stamp Recognizes Alumnus Who Won a Nobel Prize

June 9, 2011
By John Gagnon

Michigan Tech alumnus and Nobel laureate Melvin Calvin is featured on new postage stamp. 

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Audrey Mayer studies bioenergy and forest communities.

Audrey Mayer Receives Powe Award

May 31, 2011
By John Gagnon

Audrey Mayer honored with Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award to study the impact  of bioenergy on forest communities.

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Sheryl A. Sorby

Sorby Honored for Spatial Visualization Work

May 25, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Receives Orthogonal Award from North Carolina State

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Three Michigan Tech Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards

May 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Three Michigan Tech faculty members have won CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation.

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FEV CEO Gary Rogers, left, and 2011 SAE President Richard Kleine, right, present the Franz F. Pischinger Powertrain Innovation Award to John Johnson for lifetime achievement in powertrain research.

SAE Honors Johnson for Legacy of Powertrain Engineering Research

May 20, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Receives Pischinger Award for "outstanding innovation and lifetime achievement."

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Pushpalatha Murthy

Murthy Receives Distinguished Service Award

April 27, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

For spearheading maternity leave policy, mentoring female faculty 

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Trish Hokenson and Josh Strapec

Community Service Tradition Earns Two Tech Students Statewide Awards

April 26, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

Tech undergraduates Trish Hokenson and Josh Strapec are honored with Heart and Soul award for their community service.

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2011 Chem-E-Car

Tech’s Chem-E-Car Qualifies for the Nationals

April 21, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Places second in regionals, earns Best Application of Safety Award

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Sheryl Sorby won the ASEE's 2011 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education.

Sheryl Sorby Wins ASEE Award for Women in Engineering Education

April 21, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) honored Sheryl Sorby for outstanding efforts on behalf of women in engineering education. 

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Yoke Khin Yap

Yap, Lee Receive Bhakta Rath Award for Nanotube Research

April 20, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Team creates perfect designer nano-carpets of boron nitride nanotubes

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