Michael Boyd, director of the Royal Shakespeare Companys 2002 residency and adjunct professor in fall 2002, received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director in Great Britain, a recognition equivalent to a Tony award.
The Royal Shakespeare Company will return to U-M in 2003.
Gerard A. Mourou and Stephen M. Pollock of engineering were elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the most significant recognition of professional achievement offered by the profession. Mourou is the A.D. Moore Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Pollack is the Herrick Professor of Manufacturing, and professor of industrial and operations engineering.
NAE members are engineers who have made important contributions to engineering theory and practice or who have demonstrated unusual accomplishments in new and developing fields of technology.
Nnamdi Pole, assistant professor of psychology, is the recipient of a Career Development Travel Award from the Anxiety Disorders Association. Pole presented the association with a proposal relevant to its mission of promoting diagnosis, treatment and awareness of anxiety disorders.