May/June 2002
Volume Two - Issue Three

Honors & Awards

Cristina Amon, Director of ICES and Raymond J. Lane Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Professor Cristina Amon received the Ralph Coats Roe Award from the Mechanical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The award recognizes a mechanical engineering educator who has excellence in teaching for the last decade and who has made notable professional contributions. She will deliver the talk "The Joys of an Academic Career" at the awards luncheon of the ASEE Conference to be held in Montreal on june 16-19, 2002.

Sarah Petricca, Graduate Student, ICES, Biomedical and Health Engineering

Sarah Petricca recently received Graduate Student Association Conference Funding (GSACF), which enables more graduate students to attend and make presentations at key conferences in their fields. Sarah is a graduate student in Biomedical Engineering working with Professors Kacey Marra and Prashant Kumta.

Justin Kulla, Computer Facilities Assistant, ICES

Justin Kulla was recently recognized as one of the Student Employees of the Year here on campus. This award was sponsored by the Career Center for student employees. Justin was nominated due to his support of our department and for creating the online database, IRIS which is now a vital tool for the ICES community.

Kacey Marra, Research Faculty, ICES, Biomedical and Health Engineering

Kacey Marra has won a Leadership Development Award, sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS), to support her participation in the first ever Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) Leadership Development Workshop in Boston this summer. This new YCC program recognizes emerging leaders in the profession and helps them prepare for leadership opportunities at volunteer organizations, such as ACS, and in their professional career.

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