A new initiative, Scialog: Negative Emissions Science has been created by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. The initiative brings together 50 early-career scientists whose focus will be the challenge of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere and making the technologies for a global scale.
The Washington Academy of Sciences is an affiliated academy comprised of over sixty science societies. They have published articles of scientific interest since 1899. Over their years they have honored many for their achievements in STEM and continue to do so today.
The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is goal is to, "To generate, disseminate, and promote the knowledge and practical applications of acoustics."
During their elections for new executive council members, David Dowling was elected. They released the following statement:
The 2020 American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) Goel Award was created in 2016 after Dr. Vijay Goel, the Borelli Award winner in 2014. This award honors those whose work has a biomechanic factor which started as basic research and then transitioned into a benefit for the health and well-being of humans.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced its selection for the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award has been honoring achievements for 23 years and in that time has only presented it to fewer than two dozen academics.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) partnered with Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society) in 1938 to create the joint award of the Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal. This award celebrates and honors outstanding work in mechanical engineering within ten years following graduation with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.
Jun Ni made the SME list for The 20 Most Influential Professors in Smart Manufacturing.
The U-M chapter of Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) has selected Shanna Daly as the recipient of the 2020 Achievement Award.
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This award, endowed by engineering alumnus Larry Miller, is set up to recognize junior faculty members. Larry has a particular interest in supporting junior faculty whose research intersects with medicine and human health.
This year Shanna Daly and Neil Dasgupta have been selected as Miller Faculty Scholars, for three-year terms.