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Professor Christopher V. Hollot of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE), has been recognized as a fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), an honor afforded to only 2 percent of the organization’s 360,000 members worldwide. Hollot’s fellow citation reads: “for contributions to robust control, reset control and Internet congestion control.”

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David Graham DuBois, 79, of Amherst, retired visiting professor of Afro-American Studies and Journalism, died Jan. 28 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital after a brief illness.

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Hugh Alfred Sorenson, 88, a retired technical specialist at Physical Plant, died Jan. 29 at the Buckley Health Care Center in Greenfield.

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Robert Hyers, assistant professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering , has been selected by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) as a Young Leader Intern for 2005.

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With the New England Patriots taking the field against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl next weekend, Dining Services director Ken Toong has issued a friendly food wager to his counterparts at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and Penn State in University Park.

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David P. Houle, 66, of South Deerfield, a retired chemist in Food Science, died Jan. 14 at home after a brief illness.

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Henry H. Wilson, 87, of New Port Richey, Fla., a retired painter at Physical Plant, died Jan. 17.

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Professor Jim Edzwald of Civil and Environmental Engineering was recently awarded the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors’ outstanding paper award.

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Stephen Malkin, Distinguished Professor and head of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, received the 2004 William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award in November from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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Barry Farber, a psychiatrist with University Health Services, has been appointed to the advisory committee of the American Psychiatric Association''s new Task Force on Mental Health on College Campuses.

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