Announcements

Aug
19
2014

Mines and the Critical Materials Institute attend Critical Minerals 2014 conference

Mines and the Critical Materials Institute had a significant presence at the recent Critical Minerals 2014 conference held in Denver, hosted by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Rod Eggert (EB) chaired the conference, and professors Corby Anderson and Brajendra Mishra (MT) made presentations, as did EB graduate students Mike Redlinger and Brett Jordan. Announcement
Aug
19
2014

Chemical and biochemical engineering professor named Fellow of the American Vacuum Society

Colin Wolden (CBE) is among the 14 scientists and engineers named as Fellows of the American Vacuum Society in 2014. Fellows are recognized for sustained and outstanding technical contributions in areas of interest to AVS, a professional society focused on the science and technology of materials, interfaces and processing. He was cited for “contributions to the fundamental understanding of plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition of metal oxide films used in electronics, electrochromic and photovoltaic devices." Announcement
Aug
19
2014

LAIS student participates in Buenos Aires water-energy workshop

Kathleen Hancock (LAIS) participated in "Framing Global Change Research: Hydropower Development and Water-Energy Futures in South America" in Buenos Aires in July. The workshop was the first meeting in a joint research project between FLACSO/Argentina (Latin American School of Social Sciences) and the University of Arizona, with the support of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research. In addition to political scientists, participants have degrees in engineering, biology, urban planning, geography, genetics, architecture, law and journalism. While in Buenos Aires, she also presented her research on dams in Africa and regionalism in Eurasia at the International Studies Association’s joint conference with FLACSO. The conference drew more than 1,000 participants from around the world. (For a photo, see the MIPER graduate program’s Facebook page: http://goo.gl/nlHy3S) Announcement
Aug
19
2014

Graduate student awarded David L. Boren Fellowship

Master’s student Else Wolff (HSE) has been awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship from the National Security Education Program. She will spend the 2014-2015 academic year at the University of Buenos Aires. The fellowship is sponsored by NSEP, a major federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. Boren Awards provide U.S. undergraduate and graduate students with resources and encouragement to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of our nation. Announcement
Aug
05
2014

Professor Collins named Editor-in-Chief of Applied Physics Letters

Reuben Collins has been named the next Editor-in-Chief of Applied Physics Letters. Since 1962 Applied Physics Letters has grown and adapted to the needs of physicists. By consistently publishing timely, high quality science, APL is and remains the most highly cited journal in Thomson Reuters’ Applied Physics category. Announcement
Aug
05
2014

Professor Revil receives Water Resources Research Editor's Choice Award

Andre Revil has been awarded the Water Resources Research Editor's Choice Award for the publication “Coupled hydromechanical and electromagnetic disturbances in unsaturated porous materials.” The award is given to about 1 percent of published articles in any calendar year to provide professional recognition to scientists and students for their outstanding work. The selection is made by the editors of WRR based on technical significance, novelty, originality, presentation, and broader implications of the publication. Announcement
Aug
05
2014

Professor Way awarded AIChe Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gas Technology

Doug Way was awarded the 2014 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gas Technology. The award recognizes an individual's sustained excellence in contributing to the advancement of technology in the production, distribution and application of industrial gases. Announcement
Aug
05
2014

Professors Voorhees, Richards honored as ACS 2014 class of ACS Fellows

Kent Voorhees and Ryan Richards were named to the American Chemical Society (ACS) 2014 class of ACS Fellows, which includes 99 scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and made important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society. The ACS Fellows Program was created in 2008 “to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession and the Society.” Announcement
Aug
05
2014

Mines graduate student named non-voting Student Board Member of Heat Treating Society

George S. Ansell Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering PhD student Lee Rothleutner was selected as a non-voting Student Board Member of the Heat Treating Society’s board of directors. Announcement
Aug
05
2014

Professor Stone named Fellow of American Association of Physics Teachers

Chuck Stone has been named a Fellow of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one’s professional peers and is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to AAPT’s mission to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching. Announcement

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