Recent Faculy Awards, Honors and Large-scale Grants
· $147,200 USDE grant, Mary Lynn Boscardin, student
development and pupil personnel services, Preston C. Green,
educational policy, research and administration.
· $280,200 Save the Children/USAID grant, David R. Evans
and Robert Miltz, educational policy, research and administration.
· Learning Test Technical Advisory Committee, Virginia Board of
Education, Ronald Hambleton, educational policy, research,
· Chancellor's Medal, James M. Douglas, chemical
· $450,000 "Learning Excellence" grant, General Electric
Fund, Donald Fisher, mechanical and industrial engineering.
· Henry Clifton Sorby Award, International Metallographic Society,
Joseph I. Goldstein, dean.
· Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect, Eastern States Section, Combustion
Institute, Phillip Westmoreland, chemical engineering.
FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES
· Outstanding Professor Award, Eastern Food Science Conference,
Pavinee Chinachoti, food science.
· Vice-chairman, Northeast Section, Forest Products Society, David
Damery, natural resources conservation.
· $537,470 Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
grant, David Goodwin, natural resources conservation.
· $300,000 U.S. Information Agency grant, Meir Gross,
landscape architecture and regional planning, Richard Taupier,
Office of Geographic Information and Analysis.
· Consultant to Environmental Engineering Committee, Science Advisory
Board, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Guy Lanza, environmental
· Board Member, National Restaurant Association, Frank
Lattuca, hotel, restaurant, and travel administration.
· University Omsbudsperson, Catherine Porter,
· Outstanding Peer Reviewer1998-99, Council of Hotel, Restaurant,
and Institutional Educators, Chris Roberts, hotel, restaurant,
and travel administration.
· Citation of Excellence, Anbar Electronic Intelligence, Atul
Sheel, hotel, restaurant, and travel administration.
HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS
· DeVries-VanderKooy Lecturer, University of Michigan, Eric
Beekman, Germanic languages.
· Chancellor's Medal, John Maki, Asian Studies
· 1999 Outstanding Teacher Award, New England Association of Teachers
of English, Charles Moran, English.
· 1999-2000 ASCAP Award, Robert Stern, music.
· Honoree, Michael Wolff Lecture, Yale University, Michael
Wolff, English emeritus.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND
· $560,000 NSF grant, Andrew Barto, computer science.
· $120,410 US DOE grant, Beatrice Botch, Roberta Day, William
Vining, chemistry, Beverly Woolf, computer science.
· $259,750 NSF grant, Elizabeth Brainerd, biology.
· $164,770 NSF grant, Donald Byrd and William
Croft, computer science.
· $254,010 US DOD grant, Paul Cohen, computer
· $353,730 NSF grant, William Croft, computer
· $140,000 NSF grant, Robert Hallock, physics
· $218,690 NSF grant, David Hoagland, Jacques Pennele,
Helmut Strey, polymer science and engineering, Dhandapani
· $126,945 US DOE grant, Bret Jackson, chemistry.
· Foreign Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, Frank
Karasz, polymer science and engineering.
· $475,890 NSF grant, James Kurose, computer science.
· $109,980 NASA grant, Mary Musgrave, biology.
· $250,000 US DOD grant, Leon Osterweil, computer
· Fulbright Scholar, France, Arnold Rosenberg,
· $120,000 NSF grant, Vincent Rotello, chemistry.
· $198,000 US DOE grant, Thomas Russell, polymer
science and engineering.
· Honorary Member, Austrian Chemical Society, Otto Vogl,
polymer science and engineering.
· $338,320 NSF grant, Donald Towsley, computer
· $250,560 NSF grant, Martin Weinberg, physics
and astronomy, Scott Auerbach, chemistry.
· $100,000 NSF grant, Beverly Woolf, computer
· Chancellor's Medal, Melanie Dreher, former dean.
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH
· President-elect, National American College of Sports Medicine,
Priscilla Clarkson, exercise science.
· C.H. McCloy Research Lecturer, American Association of Health,
Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Patty Freedson,
· Editor's Award for Best Article of 1998, Language, Speech and
Hearing Services in Schools, Harry Seymour, communication
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL
· Council of Representatives, American Psychological Association,
Susan Krauss Whitbourne, psychology.
· Senior Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals, James
Craig, Biological Sciences Library.
· Board memberships, Russell Sage Foundation, National Science
Foundation Public Affairs Advisory Group; $2.5 million NSF Minority Graduate
Education initiative grant, Cora Marrett, provost and
senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.
· Executive Board, Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools,
Charlena Seymour, Graduate School dean