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President Klawe to Receive Honorary Degree

March 29, 2017

President Maria Klawe

Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada during the June commencement ceremony. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the University of Lethbridge is a public liberal arts institution with campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary. “I’m thrilled to receive this […]

Engineering Alumna, Now Department Chair, Receives OCEC Award

March 15, 2017

Professor of Engineering Elizabeth Orwin

For being a longtime mentor to the next generation of women engineers, Harvey Mudd College alumna and engineering Professor Elizabeth Orwin ’95 received the Orange County Engineering Council’s Distinguished Educator Award and President’s Award. The awards were presented during the OCEC’s annual banquet Feb. 25. The event honors the accomplishments, quality and diversity of engineering […]

Prestigious NSF Award to Support HEATlab Research

March 1, 2017

Professor of computer science Jim Boerkoel

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant to Assistant Professor of Computer Science Jim Boerkoel for his project “CAREER: Robust and Reliable Multiagent Scheduling Under Uncertainty.” This work will improve the robustness and reliability in applications such as autonomous driving, automated warehousing and personal robots by addressing fundamental […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2017 Awards

March 1, 2017

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, April 29, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected seven alumni to receive the […]

Visual Effects Work of Harvey Mudd Alumnus Earns Academy Honor

February 23, 2017

Melissa Aczon '93 and Academy awardee Cliff Stein '92

Live action movies like Edge of Tomorrow and animated features like The Smurfs all benefit from the dazzling, often mind-bending work of technical innovators like Harvey Mudd alumnus Clifford Stein ’92 (computer science). Since July 2005, Stein has worked as a software engineer at Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI), a “for-hire” visual effects studio for feature […]

Niagara’s Changeover Process Streamlined by Harvey Mudd Engineering Clinic Team

February 21, 2017

Harvey Mudd Engineering Clinic Team for Niagara Bottling

During the 2016 Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire award ceremony celebrating the most innovative businesses and leaders in the Inland Empire, participants of Harvey Mudd College’s 2015-2016 Engineering Clinic Program received an E=mc² Innovation Award for their ingenuity in solving a changeover problem for Niagara Bottling, LLC. Their project, which ran from September 2015 […]

Harvey Mudd Math Professor Awarded Clare Booth Luce Scholarship

February 20, 2017

Harvey Mudd Department of Mathematics Chair Lisette de Pillis

Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) selected Lisette de Pillis, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, to attend the 2017 HERS Institute at the University of Denver, June 18–July 1. De Pillis was awarded a Clare Booth Luce (CBL) Scholarship that provides full tuition, accommodations, meals and travel for the […]

Harvey Mudd Wins Two CASE District VII Awards of Excellence

February 15, 2017

Awards for Harvey Mudd viewbook, CASE District VII gold and silver

Prospective students receive dozens of viewbooks from colleges as they search for the best fit. It’s likely they had never seen anything like what they received from Harvey Mudd: a deck of cards. This innovative approach contributed to the College’s deck of cards/viewbook receiving top honors in two categories of the 2017 Council for Advancement […]

Harvey Mudd Math Alumnus to Receive CBE from the Queen

January 5, 2017

Jack Cuzick

Harvey Mudd College 2010 Outstanding Alumnus Jack Cuzick ’70, recipient of the 2015 American Cancer Society Medal of Honor and Fellow of the Royal Society will receive a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Cuzick, whose work has been featured in Harvey Mudd College Magazine, is Director of Queen Mary University of London’s Wolfson […]

Computing Research Association Recognizes Two Harvey Mudd Students

December 16, 2016

Computing Research Association logo

Harvey Mudd College computer science and mathematics major Jane Wu ’18 has received a Computing Research Association (CRA) 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for Non-PhD-granting institutions. Alex Ozdemir ’17 is a finalist. The prestigious program recognizes undergraduates at North American universities who demonstrate outstanding potential in an area of computing research. Harvey Mudd College is the […]