The University Record, January 21, 2002


Arpaci receives Max Jacob Award

Vedat Arpaci, professor of mechanical engineering, received the Max Jacob Award from the Heat Transfer Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in conjunction with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Hanson awarded honorary membership

Robert Hanson, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering, was awarded honorary membership in the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.

Kannatey-Asibu elected fellow

Elijah Kannatey-Asibu, professor of mechanical engineering, was elected a fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Savage recognized by American Chemistry Council

Phillip Savage, professor of chemical engineering, was given the Responsible Care National Catalyst Award by the American Chemistry Council.

Shaw selected as Young Investigator

John Shaw, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, has been selected as an Office of Naval Research Young Investigator.

Tilbury bestowed with Eckman Award

Dawn Tilbury, associate professor of mechanical engineering, received the Donald P. Eckman Award from the American Automatic Control Council.

Seven faculty are recipients of NSF Career Award

Seven College of Engineering faculty received National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Awards. They include Todd Austin, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Brent Gillespie, assistant professor of mechanical engineering; Katsuo Kurabayashi, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and of macromolecular science and engineering; Jonathan Luntz, assistant professor of mechanical engineering; Joanna Mirecki Millunchick, assistant professor of materials science and engineering; Steven Skerlos, assistant professor of mechanical engineering; and Michael Soloman, Dow Corning assistant professor, assistant professor of chemical engineering and of macromolecular science and engineering.

Lichter given AAO lifetime achievement award

Paul R. Lichter, the F. Bruce Fralick Professor of Ophthalmology, and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, received a Life Achievement Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) at its 2001 annual meeting. The award recognizes Lichter’s extensive contributions to the AAO’s leadership, and to its scientific and educational programs.

Ahuja appointed associate editor of journal

Guatam Ahuja, associate professor of business administration, has been appointed associate editor for the journal, “Management Science.” He also was invited to present his paper, “When Atlas Shrugged: Pre-emption, Complexity and Division of Labor in a Theory of Appropriability,” at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Reed Foundation awards Lampert

Magdelene Lampert, professor of education, has received an award of $205,602 from the John S. and Cynthia Reed Foundation for a project titled “Learning in Teaching to Improve Practice: Individual Challenges and Organizational Resources.”