Engineering faculty members appear in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering
The U. of I. is represented in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data. Faculty researchers from several different disciplines were represented: Prashant K. Jain, Jeffrey S. Moore, Catherine Jones Murphy and Ralph G. Nuzzo (chemistry); Tami C. Bond, Wen-Tso Liu and Billie F. Spencer Jr. (civil and environmental engineering); Minh Do, Pramod Viswanath and Daniel Liberzon (electrical and computer engineering); and John A. Rogers (materials science and engineering).
Shiv Kapoor, the Grayce Wicall Gauthier Chair and a professor in the department of mechanical science and engineering, has been named an honorary member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was selected for “more than three decades of pioneering contributions to manufacturing engineering through basic and applied research with close collaboration with industrial users, the education and mentoring of young talent and lifelong service to ASME and other professional societies.”
An internationally recognized expert on high-performance computing, William D. Gropp, the Thomas M. Siebel Chair in computer science, recently co-chaired a National Academies study that guides the National Science Foundation’s future directions in advanced computing.