Faculty and Alumni Awards

Prizes and Special Recognitions

2014

Recent graduate Dr. Vishnuvardhanan Vijayakumar

Won a prize for the start-up Thermovolt Solar in the 2014 MIT Clean Energy Competition.

2014

Alumna Professor Michelle Dickinson

2014 Finalist for the New Zealand Women of Influence Awards.

2014

Professor Chhowalla

 Institute of Physics - Ireland Lectureship

2014

Professor Lehman

Received the John Cope Memorial Leadership Award from the International Crystal Federation

2014

Professor Riman

Inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for his patents on cements that mitigate CO2.

2012

Professor Klein

World Academy of Ceramics Award "For Personal Merits in the Field", in the 14th Biennial Induction

2011

Professor Fabris

ASEE/Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship

2010

Professor Safari

World Academy of Ceramics Award “For Personal Merits in the Field”, in the 13th Biennial Induction

2000

Professor Safari

Ferroelectrics Achievement Awards, IEEE-Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society

2001-2003

Professor Safari

President, IEEE-Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society

2007

Professor Safari

US- Japan Bridgeman Building Awards

2011

Professor Safari

Distinguished Service Award, IEEE- Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society

Large Research Awards

Year Faculty Award
2014 Richard Haber Won a $9 million role in Army-funded research to develop armor that better protects soldiers from battlefield threats.
2014 Fred Cosandey Won $720,000 DOE - Energy frontier Research Center (EFRC)
2013 Jen Lynch Won a $1.8 million grant from ONR to study Graphene-Reinforced Polymer Composites for Lightweight Armor Applications