Eight engineering assistant professors have been awarded Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation, an honor that recognizes promising young faculty and supports their research with five years of funding. The Cockrell School of Engineering’s winners include: Adela Ben-Yakar of Mechanical Engineering; Christine Julien of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Mary Jo Kirisits of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering; Alexis Kwasinski of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Laura J. Suggs of Biomedical Engineering; Emanuel Tutuc of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Haris Vikalo of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Xiaojing (John) Zhang of Biomedical Engineering.
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