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 the 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 Amazon.com, 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 RSC 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 was previously selected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).
Congratulations to Professors Bullard and Spontak for these notable accomplishments!