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Kudos: Spring 2019

ELECTED Professor Rahul Sarpeshkar was elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction for academic inventors whose inventions have had significant impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.

NAMED Professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor was named to the board of the International Committee for Women in Mathematics, one of the committees of the International Mathematical Union that aims to boost the impact of women in mathematics worldwide. 

PUBLISHED An article by Professor Weiyang “Fiona” Li about how to make batteries less likely to go up in flames, “Less Fire, More Power: The Secret to Safer Lithium-Ion Batteries,” appeared in IEEE Spectrum magazine.

HONORED Professor Jane Hill earned the 2018 Anton Amman Award from the International Association of Breath Research for her research on technology to diagnose infections using human breath.

NOTED Alongside inventors and renowned technology journalists, Professor Eric Fossum spoke on a panel discussing “Eureka: Imagining Gizmos that Will Reveal (and Rock) Your World” at Science Media Awards & Summit in the Hub (SMASH18) in Boston in September.

AWARDED Engineering major Jack Traynor ’19 earned the Class of 1948 Student-Athlete Award for outstanding performance in academics (3.7 GPA) and athletics (named to the All-Ivy League First Team).

AWARDED Engineering major Sandile Dube ’19 was recently honored by Dean of the College Kathryn Lively with the Ranny B. Cardozo Jr. 1978 Award. The award recognizes one junior each year who exemplifies leadership in his or her concern for fellow classmates and participation in campus and community activities. 

AWARDED PhD candidate Andrii Murdza Th’21 was recognized for his paper, “Hysteretic Behavior of Ice Under Cyclic Loading,” from the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research at the 2018 International Symposium on Ice.

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