Announcements

Apr
27
2015

Mines faculty honored at April Faculty Forum

Congratulations to all Mines faculty honored during the April Faculty Forum. If you missed the event or the Provost’s newsletter, the award winners and promotions will be listed on the Provost’s website. Announcement
Apr
20
2015

LAIS associate professor selected as 2015 recipient of The Ronald S. Blicq Award for Distinction in Technical Communication Education

Jon Leydens (LAIS) been selected as the 2015 recipient of The Ronald S. Blicq Award for Distinction in Technical Communication Education. The recognizes innovative educators who have influenced the ways that technical communication is taught in pre-college settings, in undergraduate and graduate university degree programs, and in professional life through workshops and seminars. Announcement
Apr
13
2015

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering professor awarded International Precious Metals Institute Junichiro Tanaka Award

Harrison Western Professor Corby Anderson (MME) has been awarded the International Precious Metals Institute Junichiro Tanaka Award. The award, sponsored by Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K., recognizes "important career contributions to the advancement of the precious metals industry, be it technical, economic or management." Announcement
Apr
13
2015

Liberal Arts and International Studies professor awarded “Top Reviewer” by Energy Research and Social Science journal

Associate Professor Kathleen Hancock (LAIS) has been awarded “Top Reviewer” by Energy Research and Social Science journal, for “exceptional contribution through her reviews to the quality of ERSS papers.” Announcement
Apr
13
2015

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering professor selected for Halil Kaya Gedik Award

Professor Stephen Liu (MME) has been selected for the Halil Kaya Gedik Award. Given annually by the Turkish delegation of the International Institute of Welding, the award is conferred upon a scientist or engineer “who has made outstanding contributions to welding science and technology.” Liu will receive his award in June, during the IIW’s Annual Assembly and International Conference in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to a trophy and certificate, the award also includes a seven-day trip to Istanbul, to visit Gedik University. Announcement
Apr
13
2015

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science research professor, professor emerita elected to the Board of Directors of American Society for Engineering Education

Professor Emerita Catherine Skokan, research professor and professor emerita (EECS), has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Society for Engineering Education. She will serve as vice president, external affairs, and will begin her term during the society’s annual conference in June in Seattle. Announcement
Apr
06
2015

Geophysics professor awarded Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience

Andre Revil (GP) has been awarded a Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience by the Japan Geoscience Union for "Theoretical studies on coupled hydromechanical and electromagnetic phenomena in porous media and their applications to the geosciences.” The award will be given during a ceremony in Japan in May. Announcement
Apr
01
2015

Applied Mathematics and Statistics professor published in Active Subspaces

Paul Constantine (AMS) recently published “Active Subspaces: Emerging Ideas for Dimension Reduction in Parameter Studies." Announcement
Apr
01
2015

Chemical & Biological Engineering professor delivers talk at 2015 American Chemical Society Annual Meeting and Exposition

Carolyn Koh (CBE) recently delivered the plenary talk “Fundamentals of Gas Hydrates and their Role in Energy Transportation and Storage,” at the 2015 American Chemical Society Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Denver. Announcement
Mar
23
2015

Hitzman awarded 2014 Daniel C. Jackling award from Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

Murray Hitzman has been awarded the 2014 Daniel C. Jackling award from the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration for his "outstanding achievements in mineral deposit research, his discovery of significant mineral deposits, his remarkable teaching and mentoring abilities and his leadership in professional societies related to mineral deposits.” Hitzman’s former graduate student, David Broughton (a recent PhD graduate of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering) was awarded the prestigious Thayer Lindsley Award from the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) for the discovery of the Kamoa copper deposit in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The award, presented annually by the PDAC, is its highest award for mineral exploration and recognizes an individual or team of explorationists credited with a recent highly significant mineral discovery anywhere in the world.  Announcement

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