Audrey Murrell to Serve on PWSA Board
Acting Dean of the Pitt Honors College and professor of business administration Audrey J. Murrell was nominated by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to serve on the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority board of directors.
Hatridge Part of Grant Supporting Quantum Computing Center
Michael Hatridge, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been named a co-investigator in a $115 million DOE Office of Science initiative to advance quantum computing research.
Jackie Smith Receives Fulbright for Her Research
Jackie Smith, professor in the Department of Sociology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Canada.
Goldberg Named to RESNA Board
Mary Goldberg, an associate professor in SHRS, was elected to the national board of directors for the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America.
Hornbostel Named Fellow at RCSA
The Research Corporation for Science Advancement has named Katherine Hornbostel, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science, as a fellow for Scialog: Negative Emissions Science.
Murrell Appointed Editor of Study Abroad Journal
Audrey J. Murrell, acting dean of the University Honors College, will serve as incoming editor of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad.
Mendez Earns National Recognition
Dara Mendez, assistant professor of epidemiology, has been honored with the 2020 Award for Effective Practice at the Community Level.
NIH Awards Bondi $1.4 Million to Study TBI
Corina Bondi, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Newman Wins Heart Association Prize
Anne B. Newman, Graduate School of Public Health, was awarded the American Heart Association's 2020 Clinical Research Prize.
Bayles Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Taryn Bayles, vice chair for undergraduate education and professor of chemical and petroleum engineering, has been honored with the ASEE 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Morsi Receives Distinguished Achievement Award
Badie Morsi, professor and director of the Petroleum Engineering Program, was awarded the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty.
Page Achieves AERA Early Career Award
Lindsay Page, associate professor in the School of Education and research scientist in the LRDC, received the 2020 Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association.
Kemerer Wins Best New Author Award
Pitt Business professor Chris F. Kemerer has received the Best New Author Award from business case publisher Ivey Publishing.
Harper to Co-Chair AOM Racial Justice Committee
Pitt Business faculty member Paul T. Harper has been named co-chair of the Racial Justice Committee of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management.
Bedewy Earns NSF’s EAGER Award
Mostafa Bedewy, assistant professor of industrial engineering, received a nearly $245,000 EAGER award to study a new scalable laser patterning process for directly growing tailored nanocarbons on flexible polymers.
Swanson School Receives $1.9 Million From US DOE
Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering received a total of $1,868,500 in faculty and student awards from the DOE’s Nuclear Energy University Program in support of three projects.
Researchers Study Efficient Data Storage
Pitt engineering researchers Feng Xiong and Nathan Youngblood secured a $500,000 NSF award to study how to store data more efficiently using optical and electrical techniques on 2D materials.