Several STEM Faculty Members Receive Research Professorship Award

Several STEM faculty members have been awarded a Research Professorship Award for the 2018-2019 school year. We would like to congratulate all the faculty that received this award. We hope you do great things in your research efforts!

Below is the list of STEM faculty who received the award, along with their research interests:

  • Christopher Arntsen, Chemistry; “Prediction of Band Gaps in Novel Materials Using Stochastic GW” — Awarded 6 Hours
  • Jonathan Caguiat, Biological Sciences; “Cloning and Sequencing of Three Penicillin Resistance Genes from Stenotrophomonas maltophilia OR02” — Awarded 6 Hours
  • Kyosung Choo, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; “Single Bubble Collision on a Heated Surface” — Awarded 9 Hours
  • Pedro Cortes, Civil/Environmental & Chemical Engineering; “Development of novel fiber metal laminates based on continuously reinforced 3D printed composites” – Awarded 9 Hours
  • Thomas P. Diggins, Biological Sciences; “The Eastern Deciduous Biome in the 21st Century – Forests of Unintended Consequences” – Awarded 6 Hours
  • Douglas Genna, Chemistry; “Synthesis of Stable Silyl Rh(III)-hydride complexes for alkene functionalization reactions” — Awarded 9 Hours
  • Jai K. Jung, Civil/Environmental and Chemical Engineering; “Determination of Soil Secant Modulus for Soil-Pipe Interaction” – Awarded 9 Hours
  • Lucy Kerns, Mathematics & Statistics’ “Statistical Approaches for Assessing Adverse Health Effects of Chemical Mixtures” – Awarded 6 Hours
  • Alina Lazar, Computer Science and Information Systems; “Efficient Clustering Algorithms for Real-time Streaming Data” – Awarded 9 Hours
  • Holly J. Martin, Civil/Environmental and Chemical Engineering; “Bonding Polyetherimide to Magnesium to Improve Corrosion Resistance” – Awarded 9 Hours
  • John Martin, Mechanical Engineering; “Exploring Applications and Benefits of 3D Printed Ceramic Shells for Investment Casting Using the XJet” – Awarded 6 Hours
  • Suresh Sharma, Civil/Environmental & Chemical Engineering; “Investigating Salinity Variation across the Marsh Basin Using Coupled Hydrodynamic and Watershed Model for Ecological Benefit” – Awarded 9 Hours
  • Feng Yu, CSIS; “Developing a New Index Structure for Fast Columnar Data Processing in Out-of-Core Environment” – Awarded 9 Hours