The Analytical Scientist magazine ranked chemist Daniel Armstrong No. 16 on its 2013 list of the most influential people in the analytical sciences. Dr. Armstrong, the Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry, also received the American Chemical Society Award in Separations Science and Technology for developing novel applications in the separations field.
Physics Professor Ping Liu has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society. Dr. Liu develops high-performance nanocomposite magnets that contain fewer expensive rare-earth materials. The magnets can be used in nearly every industry and consumer device.
MARY LOU BOND
Longtime professor and nursing administrator Mary Lou Bond has been selected to participate in the Fulbright Specialist Program. The international initiative promotes partnerships between U.S. scholars and their counterparts in 140 countries. Dr. Bond recently retired from teaching full time but remains an adjunct faculty member.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has named Robert Magnusson a 2014 fellow for his contributions to a new class of nanophotonic devices. Dr. Magnusson is a professor of electrical engineering and the Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics.