Snapshots for November

Professors given emeritus status

Joe Hendricks has been designated Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Dean Emeritus of the University Honors College, effective Nov. 30, 2009. He has been identified as one who has earned distinction and respect through years of dedicated and effective service.

Mina McDaniel has been designated Professor Emeritus of Food Science and Technology, effective Dec. 1, 2008. She is now assured of life membership on the university faculty with associated rights and privileges.

Paper receives international recognition

Mario E. Magana’s paper titled “Partial Network Coding with Cooperation: A Cross-layer Design for Multi-hop Wireless Networks,” was selected as the best paper at the 2009  International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications (ICUMT) in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Magana is an associate professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The paper was co-authored with his doctoral students Panupat Poocharoen and Eduardo X. Alban.

Mellinger named Fellow

David Mellinger has been elected as a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. He was awarded the honor at the association’s annual meeting in San Antonio on Oct. 28.

Doolen honored by Society of Women Engineers

Toni Doolen, an associate professor in the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University, has been named a 2009 fellow of the Society of Women Engineers. Doolen has a doctorate in industrial engineering from OSU, has published nearly 20 journal articles and a book chapter, been awarded numerous grants, and is an active teacher and student adviser.  The Society of Women Engineers, founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization.

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