Four CAREER awards within past year

News date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Assistant Professors Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Ann Jeffers, Carol Menassa and Krista Wigginton have each earned National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Awards within the past twelve months.

This award is given to those who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research. It is NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

Athanasopoulos-Zekkos’ project is titled, "Promoting a Fundamental Understanding of Post-Liquefaction Response and Deformations: A Next-Generation Analytical and Experimental Methodology.”

Jeffers project is titled "Traveling Fires - Do they Really Matter.”

Menassa’s project is titled, “Multi-Level Occupancy Intervention, Simulation and Education for Energy Reduction in Existing Buildings.”

Wigginton’s project is titled, “Wastewater Treatment as a Conduit and Control of Emerging Respiratory Viruses in the Environment.”

Photos: (Left to Right) Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Jeffers, Menassa and Wigginton.


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