Category: "Faculty"

Harvey Mudd Faculty Promotions, Summer 2022

Dan Stoebel

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees at its May meeting. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Daniel Stoebel, a biology faculty member since 2010, received promotion to full professor. He studies the genetics and […]

Machine Learning Accuracy Research Published

McGregor Computer Science Center

Two papers authored by Harvey Mudd College computer scientists in Professor George Montañez’s AMISTAD Lab have been accepted to conferences this summer. The IEEE 2022 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence) accepted “Bounding Generalization Error Through Bias and Capacity,” co-authored by Montañez, Ramya Ramalingam ’21, Nico […]

Harvey Mudd Chemists Streamline Lidocaine Production

Lee and Nathan with poster presentation

Researchers in the Vosburg Lab in the Department of Chemistry at Harvey Mudd College have designed a new, environmentally friendly method to make lidocaine that is ideally suited for undergraduate organic chemistry laboratory courses. “We developed a milder, simpler and less hazardous route to the common local anesthetic lidocaine than the traditional two-step route used […]

Lisa Sullivan Awarded 2022 Mudd Prize

Lisa Sullivan

Lisa Sullivan, recipient of the 2022 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service, has experienced many firsts during her career at Harvey Mudd College. In addition to being the first female chair of her department (Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts), Sullivan was the inaugural associate dean of academic affairs, the first […]

Dato Lab Produces Novel Water-Repellent Graphene

Albert Dato

An unexpected discovery by engineering professor Albert Dato and students in his Energy and Nanomaterials Lab holds exciting potential for creating robust water-repellent coatings using gas-phase-synthesized graphene (GSG) and other nanomaterials. The research by Dato, Weston Miller ’21 and Makenna Parkinson ’23 was published in ACS Materials Letters and Chemical & Engineering News. Last summer, […]

2022 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

HMC Leadership Awards

For the past decade, Harvey Mudd College has recognized outstanding examples of leadership during its annual Leadership Awards event, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs. For the 2022 presentations, community members gathered via Zoom webinar for the ceremony to celebrate students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee […]

NSF Supports Universal Undergraduate Computing Literacy 

McGregor Computer Science Center

Harvey Mudd College is the headquarters for a new project to develop undergraduate-universal computing curricula. HMC, Claremont McKenna College and Caltech are working together on Computing-As­Literacy (CAL): Undergraduate Universal Computing, recently funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources initiative. “Computing has long been a […]

Darryl Yong ’96 Named ACE Fellow

Darryl Yong

Darryl Yong ’96, Harvey Mudd College professor of mathematics known for his work on active and inquiry-based learning, inclusive pedagogy and curriculum, and teacher training programs, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for academic year 2022–2023. The ACE fellowship program combines retreats, interactive learning opportunities, visits to campuses and other higher […]

Martonosi Elected Chair of the Faculty

Susan Martonosi

Harvey Mudd College faculty members have elected Susan Martonosi, professor of mathematics, to a three-year term as chair of the faculty. An elected chair of the faculty sits ex officio on the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and on the Board of Trustees Educational Planning Committee. The faculty chair also presides over faculty meetings and meetings of […]

Harvey Mudd Trustees Approve Spring 2022 Faculty Promotions and Tenure

Faculty promotions spring 2022

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees and will become effective July 1, 2022. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Salvador Plascencia earned tenure and promotion to associate professor. He is the author of the […]