Topic: "Faculty"

Martonosi Elected to INFORMS Board

October 13, 2015

Susan Martonosi

Susan Martonosi, Joseph B. Platt Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, has been elected to the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) board of directors and will serve as vice president of membership and professional recognition. Martonosi is president of INFORMS’ Forum for Women in Operations Research and Management Science (WORMS), […]

Mayeri Promoted to Full Professor

October 5, 2015

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The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee and President Maria Klawe that Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri be promoted to full professor. Mayeri teaches courses in humanities, art and media studies that help promote critical thinking and creative expression. In her fall […]

Harvey Mudd Launches Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

October 1, 2015

Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, which the campus community officially launched Sept. 25. “Hixon Center programs build on the many sustainability initiatives and goals achieved since Harvey Mudd’s founding and draw on the […]

College Mourns Loss of Engineering Professor Harry Williams

October 1, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College engineering Professor Emeritus Harry E. Williams Jr. passed away suddenly at Pomona Valley Hospital on Sept. 23 from complications following a stroke. Williams joined Harvey Mudd in 1960 as a professor of physics, pending an opening in the Department of Engineering. A year later, he moved to engineering where, for the next 40 […]

Benjamin’s Book Has Appeal for Math Lovers and Math-phobics

September 1, 2015

Benjamin, Arthur

Think of a number between 20 and 100. Then add the digits together. Now subtract the total from your original number. Finally, add the digits of the new number together. You’re thinking of the number 9, right? Well, if you’re not, you may do well to read the new book by Harvey Mudd College mathematics […]

Dym Receives Inaugural ASME Honor

August 31, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College Professor of Engineering Emeritus Clive L. Dym has received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Inaugural Design Theory and Methodology Award. Dym was recognized for his “sustained and meritorious contributions to research, education, service, training of researchers and practitioners, and overall leadership in advancing the field of Design Theory and Methodology.” […]

Orwin Named to Kindelberger Professorship

July 24, 2015

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In recognition of her outstanding leadership and engineering expertise, Elizabeth Orwin ’95 has been named James Howard Kindelberger Professor of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College. The Kindelberger endowment is devoted in perpetuity to the support of top-ranking engineering faculty to ensure that Harvey Mudd students are educated and prepared for future technological leadership. The first […]

Teacher-Scholars Join Harvey Mudd Faculty

July 23, 2015

Shanahan Center

The world-class faculty at Harvey Mudd College provides top-notch science and engineering education in a liberal arts context so that graduates are uniquely prepared to lead and understand their impact on society. Five outstanding teacher-scholars joined the College July 1 as assistant professors and tenure-track faculty members. Brian Bryce, previously a National Research Council postdoctoral fellow […]

Spider Research Yields Fascinating Results

July 20, 2015

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Claremont Colleges biology researchers studying neuro-musculo-skeletal systems are trying to understand how temperature affects arachnid hemolymph viscosity, and how this in turn might affect a spider’s running performance. With students from Harvey Mudd and Pitzer Colleges and Professor of Biology Stephen Adolf, Associate Professor of Biology Anna Ahn conducted a study of Texas brown tarantulas. […]

Mayeri Brings Ape Culture Discussion to Berlin

June 26, 2015

Rachel Mayeri

What would a cinema made for audiences of great apes look like? Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri was invited to Germany to share her artistic perspective on the subject. She will lead a guided tour at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) in Berlin on June 28, showing her experiments […]

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