Honors and awards

December 2011

Carriquiry honored by National Research Council

Alicia Carriquiry, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of statistics has been named a National Associate of the NRC. The honor is in recognition of her dedication and "extraordinary service" serving on NRC committees.

Jeffries-EL receives Rising Star award

Malika Jeffries-EL, assistant professor of chemistry, was named one of 10 winners of the Rising Star Award presented by the Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society. The award recognizes exceptional mid-career women chemists and also is intended to help keep women in science careers.

Canfield receives U.S. Department of Energy award

Paul Canfield, Distinguished professor and the Robert Allen Wright Professor of Physics and Astronomy, recently won a 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award. The award recognizes Canfield's outstanding work in synthesizing and characterizing materials in a single crystal form.

Alleman selected as ASCE fellow

Jim Alleman, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Fellows are selected for their contributions to society, the industry and the future of civil engineering. Alleman's service as an environmental engineering officer in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps, and his commitment to academia and research throughout his career, contributed to his selection.