March 15 2003
At the February 19th College of Engineering Honors Day Ceremony, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering was well represented by both faculty and students alike. In faculty awards, Dr. Michel Barsoum was awarded a Research Accomplishment Achievement Award for his work on MAX phases. His findings have been published in over 70 refereed publications, including Science, Nature, and American Scientist. Dr. Michele Marcolongo was honored with a Teaching Accomplishment Achievement Award for her important contributions to the areas of curriculum development, course design, TDEC teaching, student supervising, and mentoring. Professor Alan Lawley, the Grosvenor Professor of Metallurgy was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to Drexel and the department since his arrival in September 1966. In student awards, Ethan D. Hackett was awarded the prestigious Class of 1907 Medal.