MechSE now boasts five more faculty who received a named appointment and/or earned tenure, as the department continues to excel in the area of prestigious faculty honors and achievements.
- Mattia Gazzola was named a Charles Conrad Kritzer Faculty Scholar and was elevated to Associate Professor with tenure.
- Shelby Hutchens was elevated to Associate Professor with tenure.
- Professor Iwona Jasiuk has been named a Richard W. Kritzer Faculty Scholar.
- Katie Matlack was named a Richard W. Kritzer Faculty Scholar and was elevated to Associate Professor with tenure.
- Associate Professor Sam Tawfick has been named a Ralph A. Andersen Faculty Scholar.
Each named appointment comes with discretionary funds to be used in support of their research activities.
“I am delighted to be able to recognize my colleagues in this way for their diligent pursuit of solutions to global challenges through research, teaching and service,” said Department Head Tony Jacobi. “MechSE faculty are among the very best in their fields – international thought leaders whose scholarship changes the world. I am confident they will continue to earn more recognitions for their achievements.”