Carnegie Mellon University

Alumnus Darrell Velegol Appointed Distinguished Professor at Penn State

Darrell Velegol (E'97), alumnus of the department and former Ph.D. students of John Anderson, has been appointed as a Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Penn State. The title of Distinguished Professor is given to a select group of faculty who are "acknowledged leaders in their fields of research or creative activity", who "have demonstrated significant leadership in raising the standards of the University with respect to teaching, research or creative activity, and service," and who "have demonstrated excellent teaching skills and contributed significantly to the education of students who subsequently have achieved recognition of excellence in their fields" .