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Clarkson University Faculty & Staff Honored for Research Funding
Several Clarkson University faculty and staff members were recently inducted into the school's Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar clubs for the significant amounts of external funding that their investigations and research activities have garnered.
At an Oct. 25 reception, faculty and staff honored Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Associate Prof. Silvana Andreescu, Civil & Environmental Engineering Associate Prof. Kerop Janoyan, Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Levon Minnetyan and Kodak Distinguished Prof. for Chemical Engineering Ross Taylor for their induction into the Million Dollar Club, and Senior University Chemistry Prof. Richard Partch for his induction into the Multi-Million Dollar Club.
The Million Dollar Club recognizes researchers whose investigations and activities have been supported with $1 million or more in externally sponsored research funding. The Multi-Million Dollar Club honors faculty with more than $5 million in externally sponsored research funding.
Areas of prominent research focus at Clarkson include advanced materials, biotechnology, entrepreneurship, the environment and energy, and global supply chain management.
During the fiscal year 2011-2012, Clarkson researchers brought in $20.4 million in external funding.
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Photo caption: Several faculty and staff were recently inducted into the Clarkson University's Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar clubs for the significant amounts of external funding that their investigations and research activities have garnered. Left to right: Civil & Environmental Engineering Associate Prof. Kerop Janoyan, Structural Engineering Prof. Levon Minnetyan, Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Associate Prof. Silvana Andreescu, Kodak Distinguished Prof. for Chemical Engineering Ross Taylor, and Senior University Chemistry Prof. Richard Partch.
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