Stadler, Franklin, Low Recipients of Collegiate Faculty Awards
Professor Bethanie Stadler has been honored as a College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor. The professorship recognizes exceptional faculty for their efforts and contributions toward teaching and scholarly research, and for their genuine commitment to the College of Science and Engineering and its activities. The associate head of ECE, Stadler has previously received the George W. Taylor Award for Distinguished Service.
Professor Tony Low is a 2021 recipient of the George W. Taylor Award for Distinguished Research. Established in 1982, the Taylor Award for Distinguished Research recognizes younger faculty members who have shown outstanding ability in research. Low’s work on the theory and design of nanophotonics and nanoelectronic devices based on 2D materials is widely recognized. He was named one of the most influential researchers in his field and included in the 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics. He was previously included on the list in 2019.
Professor Rhonda Franklin is the 2021 recipient of the George W. Taylor Award for Distinguished Service. The award, established in 1982, recognizes outstanding service to the University and voluntary public service to governmental or other public groups. A champion of student success, Franklin has a long and distinguished record of active engagement and achievements not only as a scientist, but also as a mentor helping her students and other charges through professional development and career planning.