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Yearly Archives: 2011

Professor Will Hughes and Fellow Faculty Recognized for Engineering Education

At the American Society For Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Annual Conference, June 26-29, 2011, Professor Will Hughes and co-authors Yonnie Chyung, Ko Sasaki, John Chiasson, Teresa Cole, and Cheryl Schrader were selected as First Place recipients for their paper submission. The paper, titled “How Can We Help Faculty Balance Between Teaching and Scholarly Activities?” was awarded First Place in the Best Paper competition by the Society’s New Engineering Educators Division (NEE). Congratulations Professors!

Professor Wan Kuang Highlighted in Idaho Business Review

The June 9, 2011 edition of the Idaho Business Review featured a front page article highlighting Prof. Wan Kuang’s research. The focus of the article was his ultrafast femtosecond pulsed laser that was recently purchased using funding from an National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant and its use to characterize nanoparticle-decorated DNA nanostructures.

Glen Purnell receives NSF Scholarship

Glen Purnell, an Undergraduate Research Assistant and MBE major, received a 2011-12 National Science Foundation Idaho Scholarship for Transfer Students. Well done Glen!

Lejmarc Snowball Receives Summer Research Assistantship

Research Undergraduate Assistant Lejmarc Snowball is the recipient of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) Summer Research Assistantship.

Stephanie Barnes Recognized as “Outstanding Senior” by College of Engineering

During the 2011 College of Engineering Awards Ceremony, group member Stephanie Barnes was named the “2011 Department of Materials Science and Engineering Outstanding Senior” for her stellar academic and research record.