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Honors and Awards

  • Dr. Raymundo Arroyave received the TEES Select Young Faculty Fellow 2012 from the Texas Engineering Experiment Station at Texas A&M University and the 2012 TMS Early Career Faculty Fellow Award-Honorable Mention.

  • Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas received the SPIE Smart Structures and materials Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012.

  • Dr. Pradeep Sharma received the Research Excellence Award at the full-professor level from the University of Houston.

  • Dr. Ibrahim Karaman was names a TEES Senior Fellow for 2012 at Texas A&M University.  This is a college-wide award given by the Dean of the College of Engineering to recognize outstanding faculty for their achievements and contributions.

  • Payam Khodaparast, Ph.D. student and Z. Ounaies, the Pennsylvania State University: first place at the 10th annual poster competition, Materials Science and Engineering Department, Graduate Research Workshop.

  • Sanjay Kalidindi, Ph.D. student and Z. Ounaies, the Pennsylvania State University: Best Poster at the third annual meeting of the NSF IIMEC in College Station, TX (January 2012).

  • Amira Barhoumi Meddeb, Ph. D. student and Z. Ounaies, the Pennsylvania State University: Best Paper, SPIE/ASME Best Student paper Contest, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, 11-15 March 2012, San Diego, CA.