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Engineering staff nominated for Andy Awards

Congratulations to the following College of Engineering staff members who have been nominated for Andy Awards: Commitment to Excellence, Rookie: Brian Brown (INI), Keren DeCarlo (MechE); Commitment to Excellence, Veteran: Kristen Geiger (ECE); Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Eva Mergner (MechE), Jessica Tomko (ECE); Commitment to Students: Rachel Amos (INI); Innovative and Creative Contributions: Brian Belowich (CEE), Elizabeth Clark (MSE), Athena Wintruba (III); Spirit: Trish Hredzak-Showalter (ChemE); Teamwork and Collaboration, Standing Teams: The Teck Spark Team (MechE): Ed Wojciechowski, Ryan Bates, Justin Harvilla, Jen Hitchcock, John Fulmer, Tom Rusu


Taheri-Mousavi quoted in Lifewire

MSE’s Mohadeseh Taheri-Mousavi spoke with Lifewire about using AI to discover new materials.

IEEE Explore

McHenry group recognized at IAS EMC

MSE’s Mike McHenry’s group won first place for their paper at the IAS EMC meeting in October in Detroit.

Pittsburgh Business Times

Islam’s carbon-nanotube technology set to receive commercial debut

MSE’s Mohammad Islam was interviewed by the Pittsburgh Business Times about Watson Nano, a new company co-founded by Islam and Trey Watson as a result of Islam’s research on carbon nanotubes. Watson will license the technology and hopes to scale it commercially soon.