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August 19, 2014

Professors Bullard and Spontak Receive Honors

CBE Professors Lisa Bullard and Richard Spontak have recently received significant honors and recognition........

Professor Bullard has been appointed as a Park Scholarships Faculty Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year. Under thebullard_sm appointment she'll be developing academic enhancement components of the Park program, with a focus on working with the Class of 2018 Park Scholars.

She is widely recognized as a leader in the field of effective teaching that promotes student learning and currently serves as Chair of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Chemical Engineering Division. Professor Bullard is a co-author of the 4th edition of Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes (aka Felder and Rousseau), which is set to be published in 2015.

According to, the 3rd edition is the #1 best-selling textbook in chemical engineering.

Professor Spontak has been selected as a Fellow of the the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in the United Kingdom. The spontak-2511.croppedRSC is a professional association in the United Kingdom with the goal of "advancing the chemical sciences."

Achieving Fellow status "denotes to the wider community a high level of accomplishment as a professional chemist." Candidates "must have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the chemical sciences; or to the advancement of the chemical sciences as a profession; or have been distinguished in the management of a chemical sciences organization." Professor Spontak has also been selected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

Congratulations to Professors Bullard and Spontak for these notable accomplishments!

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