Honors and awards

December 2014

Greenbowe receives national chemistry teaching award

Tom Greenbowe, Morrill Professor in the chemistry department, has received the James Flack Norris Award for Outstanding Acheivement in the Teaching of Chemistry from the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society. The award honors an educator who is both an excellent classroom teacher and whose professional activities have had a wide-ranging effect on chemical education.

Tirthapura wins second-straight IBM Faculty Award

Srikanta Tirthapura, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 IBM Faculty Award, his second-straight selection. The IBM Faculty Award is an annual, worldwide competitive program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities, and those at IBM. Tirthapura received the award in recognition of his research and education program in the area of large- scale data analysis and mining.