Carnegie Mellon University

Professor Erik Ydstie selected for the CIT Phillip L. Dowd Fellowship

Professor Erik Ydstie has been selected for the CIT Phillip L. Dowd Fellowship , which is awarded to a faculty member in engineering to recognize educational contributions and to encourage the undertaking of an educational project such as textbook writing, educational technology development, laboratory experience improvement, educational software, or course and curriculum development. The citation reads: "To B. Erik Ydstie for his efforts in writing a novel textbook that presents a new approach to process control education that integrates the principles of thermodynamics, transport processes and reaction engineering with the principles of modern computer control". The award will be presented to Erik Ydstie on March 30, 2012.