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2014 Faculty Awards

 

2014 Outstanding Faculty Staff Award

The 2014 Outstanding Staff Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science has been given to Sharon Anderson. This award is given to only one staff member (out of over 100) per year in our college. 

 

2014 Max S. Peters Faculty Service Award

Daria Kotys-Schwartz has been given the 2014 Max S. Peters Faculty Service Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This award is given to only one faculty member (out of over 200) per year in our college.

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January 2015 - Kathryn Michel publishes Liaison and Logistics Work with Industrial

                           Advisory Boards

 

Kathryn Michel, the Coordinator for the MAST Center, recently published her first peer-reviewed journal article in the fall 2014 edition of Journal of Research Administration. The article, titled Liaison and Logistics Work with Industrial Advirory Boards, addresses two critical areas for facilitating a strong working relationship between a university research center and an IAB; first streamlining information transfer, and second organizing a well-run center meeting. The paper addresses specific strategies for effective information transfer among center participants including sponsors, faculty and students. Also discussed are best practices for center meetings that ensure a suitable level of efficiency expected of an IAB. The methods discussed in the paper have contributed to the paradigm for successful industry-university collaboration developed over the last 25+ years by the National Science Foundation’s I/U CRC program. Read More...

 

January 2015 - Greg Rieker publishes Frequency Comb-Baased Remote Sensing of

                          Greenhouse Gases over Kilometer Air Paths

 

Professor Greg Rieker’s paper “Frequency Comb-Based Remote Sensing of Greenhouse Gases over Kilometer Air Paths,” is published in the November issue of Optica and featured on the Scientific American and OSA websites.  The research represents the first application of frequency comb spectroscopy for sensing in practical environments.  Professor Rieker and colleagues probed the open atmosphere above Boulder with 80,000 different wavelengths of light from two frequency combs to simultaneously measure carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and more with unprecedented accuracy.

 

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December 2014 - Victor Bright becomes IEEE Follow


Professor Bright recently became an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to micro- and nano-electromechanical systemsEach year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for elevation to IEEE Fellow.  Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation. Professor Bright now is one of select few in the College of Engineering to be both a IEEE and ASME Fellow. 

 

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December 2014 - CU- Boulder Faculty

                              Focus -Shelly Miller

 

Shelly Miller, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, seeks ways to improve urban air quality, inside buildings and outside. Miller teaches courses at CU-Boulder in environmental, mechanical and air pollution control engineering. Her research focus is urban air quality and the exposures and health effects of air pollution inside buildings and homes, as well as outside in communities and cities.

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