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11-03-2011

Clarkson University Faculty & Staff Honored for Research Funding

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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.

Clarkson University Provost Thomas C. Young and Director of Research and Technology Transfer Gregory C. Slack recently inducted faculty and staff 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. Left to right: Slack, Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Prof. Evgeny Katz, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Brian Helenbrook, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Kathleen Issen, Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Yongming Liu, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Piergiovanni Marzocca, Shipley Center for Innovation Fellow and Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. James Bonner, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Daniel Valentine, and Young.At an October 27 reception, faculty and staff honored Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Brian Helenbrook, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Kathleen Issen, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Piergiovanni Marzocca, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Daniel Valentine, Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Prof. Evgeny Katz, and Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Yongming Liu for their induction into the Million Dollar Club, and Shipley Center for Innovation Fellow and Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. James Bonner for his induction into the Multi-Million Dollar Club. 

The Million Dollar Club recognizes researchers whose investigations and research 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 2010-2011, Clarkson researchers brought in $17.8 million in external funding.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

Photo caption: Clarkson University Provost Thomas C. Young and Director of Research and Technology Transfer Gregory C. Slack recently inducted faculty and staff 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. Left to right: Slack, Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Prof. Evgeny Katz, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Brian Helenbrook, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Kathleen Issen, Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Yongming Liu, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Piergiovanni Marzocca, Shipley Center for Innovation Fellow and Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. James Bonner, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering Prof. Daniel Valentine, and Young.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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