Category: Achievements and Awards

Three Faculty Receive External Funding

Dear All, Please join me in congratulating Zhenlin, Tim, and Philart on receiving external research funding during the summer! Zhenlin received an NSF research award with a total budget of $375,000. This is a 3-year project with a title of “CSR:Small: Effective Sampling-Based Miss Ratio Curves: Theory and Practice”. In this project, Zhenlin and his . . .

Founder of HEET to help others learn about clean energy

As the founder of the Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET), Abhi Kantamneni won the Heart and Hands of the Keweenaw Award for his concern to help his fellow community members understand the aspects of alternative energy.   Abhi will be continuing his graduate studies in Guelph, Ontario and will persue his passion to help others.  Please read the . . .

Best Student Paper Award!

Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon’s (CLS/CS) students Jason Sterkenburg, Steven Landry and Joshua Johnson won the Best Student Paper Award from the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD) which was held at Australian National University in Canberra, Australia July 3 through July 7. The paper was entitled, “Towards an in-vehicle sonically-enhanced gesture control interface: A pilot study.” . . .

Keith, Nilufer, Philart and Scott Receive Exceptional Instructor Evaluation Score

Professors Keith Vertanen, Nilufer Onder, Scott Kuhl, Philart Jeon, have been identified as four of only 85 instructors who received an exceptional “Average of 7 Dimensions” student evaluation score during Spring semester 2016. Their scores are in the top 10% of similarly sized sections across all courses/sections on campus. These great achievements reflect the tremendous effort and commitment Keith, Nilufer, . . .