MET faculty accolades
Nancy Denton, professor of mechanical engineering technology and associate department head for academic affairs, has been selected as a member of the Academy of Fellows of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Her fellow status will be conferred at the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition banquet in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 29. Fellow status is a distinction conferred upon ASEE members with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in engineering or engineering technology education or allied field, and who has made appropriate and important individual contributions. Special attention is given to an individual's contributions within ASEE.
Vahid Motevalli, professor and head of the department of mechanical engineering technology, serves on the steering committee of the Center for Global Food Security at Purdue. He also served on the 2011 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship review in Washington, D.C. in February. Also in February, he presented "Pros and Cons of Hybrid Vehicles" to the Lafayette Kiwanis meeting.