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Accolades: Notable Achievements, June 16, 2017

Here are some recent awards, recognitions, and other accolades from our college’s faculty, students, and staff.

Richard Wood Named Fellow by ANS;
Jamie Coble Honored for Work with Nuclear Safety

Richard WoodNuclear Engineering Professor Richard Wood has been selected as a 2017 fellow of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), one of the highest honors a nuclear engineer can achieve. The award was presented during the ANS annual conference in San Francisco June 11-15.

Jamie CobleAssistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering Jamie Coble was also honored with the society’s early career award for her work with nuclear safety. The ANS noted that her work with monitoring and diagnosing equipment related to nuclear energy made her a “perfect fit” for the HFICD Ted Quinn Early Career Award, named in honor of an expert in nuclear instrumentation.

Read more about the ANS honors

Bryson Honored by UT Foundation

Dorothy BrysonDorothy Barkley Bryson, executive director of development for the Tickle College of Engineering, received the 2017 Board of Directors Award from the UT Foundation at a reception and dinner on Thursday, June 15.

The award is given to promote, encourage, and recognize staff efforts and outstanding achievements.

Campa Noted for Outstanding Abstract at National Conference

Maria Fernanda CampaMaria Fernanda Campa earned the Outstanding Abstract Award at the Microbiology Microbe 2017 annual meeting, held June 1–5 in New Orleans. Her winning abstract is titled “The Impacts of the Biocide Glutaraldehyde on Community Structures and Degradation Potential in Streams Impacted by Hydraulic Fracturing.”

Campa works with Terry Hazen, Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, at the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education.

Read more about Campa


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