Monday, December 19, 2011
Anna and de Boer receive Faculty Fellowships
Associate Professors Shelley Anna and Maarten de Boer were named Career Faculty Fellows in Mechanical Engineering on November 1, 2011, with a term of two years. The Fellowships recognize the outstanding acomplishments and promise of junior faculty members within the Department. The appointments also carry an annual award of $10,000 to support professional activities.
Professor Anna was awarded the Russell V. Trader Fellowship, given by his wife Rachael in memorium. Professor Anna is considered a rising leader in the area of interfacial fluid mechanics and surfactant transport. For more details on her research, visit her page.
Professor de Boer was appointed the Clarence H. Adamson Career Faculty Fellow. Adamson, who graduated in 1915, and his wife believed that his Carnegie Mellon experience was one of the most important of his life. Professor de Boer's expertise is in the area of adhesion and friction of MEMS devices. He has also developed a novel device for measuring fictional characteristics of micro-fabricated surfaces. For more details on his research, visit his page.
They will be honored on April 9, 2012 at a dinner for faculty and staff.