The University of California Academic Senate has awarded UC Davis Distinguished Professor Robert Powell as the 2020 co-recipient of the prestigious Oliver Johnson Award for Distinguished Leadership in the Academic Senate. This award, named after late Senate activist Oliver Johnson, is given biennially to two UC faculty members who have contributed in outstanding and creative ways to the Academic Senate and shared governance.
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, Dean of the College of Engineering, has received the 2019 Particle Technology Forum’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She is being recognized as an outstanding contributor to the field of particle technology as well as for her leadership in promoting scholarship, research, development, service and education in this field.
Goldman specifically was honored with the fellowship for his development of novel quantum mechanical approaches to processes in shocked organic materials, dense fluids and chemical reactions related to the origins of life.
UC Davis Chemical Engineering Professor Ahmet Palazoglu is among just 29 people worldwide who were recently recognized by the Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (I&EC) Journal for their notable contributions as reviewers over the last 12 months.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has named UC Davis alumna Graca Vincente as a recipient of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
CHE Professor Ahmet Palazoglu has been recognized as a Fellow by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) for his many contributions in the areas of dynamic modeling, control and optimization, data-driven modeling and for his pioneering work in nonlinear control.
Congratulations to materials science and engineering graduate student Alex Kane and chemical engineering graduate student Jennifer Nill, who were both selected to receive the U.S. Department of Energy‘s Science Graduate Student Research Award.