Jennifer G. Becker (CEE) has been elected chair of the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) Foundation. She was elected to the AEESP Foundation Board of Directors in 2019, and her three-year term as chair of the Foundation began last month. AEESP is an international organization with more than 800 members, most of whom . . .
Erika Hersch-Green in the Department of Biological Sciences has received a CAREER award from NSF. Read more in the Tech Today article below. http://www.mtu.edu/ttoday/?issue=20200122&s=15#new-funding
Michigan Tech alumna and Professor of Civil and Envrionmental Engineering Tess Ahlborn has recently been appointed to the American Concrete Institute’s Committee 318. Read more on the Unscripted Research Blog.
Congratulations to Kathy Halvorsen for being named the Associate Vice President for Research Development! See the article in Tech Today for more information. http://www.mtu.edu/ttoday/?issue=20200115&s=0#associate-vice-president-for-research-development-announced
Originally published in Tech Today on Nov. 19 Tara L. Bal (SFRES) has been elected as the incoming District 5 Representative to the Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Board of Directors. She will serve a three-year term starting January 1, 2020, representing SAF members in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. SAF’s Board of Directors . . .
The article below was originally published by Tech Today. Nancy Barr (ME-EM) has been elevated to IEEE Senior Member status. To qualify for the honor, a candidate must be an engineer, scientist, educator, technical executive,or originator in IEEE-designated fields, have been in professional practice for at least ten years and shown significant performance for at . . .
Originally posted in Tech Today on Sept.16, 2019. Earlier this month, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Michigan Tech Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Jackie Huntoon to the Michigan Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Advisory Council (Mi-STEM Council). The 11-member council was created by executive order to advise the governor, legislature, the . . .
Orignially Posted in Tech Today Pushpa Murthy, dean of the graduate school, has been appointed to the Graduate Education Advisory Board of the American Chemical Society (ACS) for a three-year term. The ACS is the world’s largest scientific society with more than 150,000 members. It provides leadership and guidance on the education of chemists at . . .
Patricia Leopold (Forestry/ESC) is Principal Investigator on a project that has received a $95,000 other sponsored activities cooperative agreement with the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station. The project is titled “Collaborative Adaptation through the Climate Change Response Framework.” This is a potential five-year project. Posted in Tech Today August 13, 2019
Originally posted by Sponsored Programs in Tech Today. Petra Huentemeyer (Physics/EPSSI) is Principal Investigator on a project that has received a $606,172 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is titled “WoU-MMA: Tracing Cosmic-Ray Origin and Transport Using HAWC and Multi-Wavelength Data.” This is a potential three-year project.