Faculty Add Further Honors
- Henk Viljoen, Willa Cather and Charles Bessey Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received the Commemorative Research Medal from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Viljoen earned his three degrees from UP, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
- Yongfeng Lu, professor of electrical engineering, has been elected to the Fellows of the SPIE, an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light. Lu, who is also a Distinguished Scholar at the university, was recognized for his achievements in nanoscale laser materials processing. He is regarded for his work on laser surface cleaning, pulsed laser deposition, real-time monitoring of laser interactions with materials, and nano-characterization using a laser-assisted scanning probe microscope.