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Dr. William La Cava, a doctoral graduate of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department under advisor Professor Kourosh Danai, has been accepted by the Harvard Medical School as an assistant professor on its faculty. La Cava had been serving as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology since 2016.

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers names MIE alumna and Intel Corporation Senior Principal Engineer Tiffany Sargent to its 2022 Class of Fellows. 

Alumna Rena Bizios, who earned her BS degree from the Chemical Engineering Department in 1968, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).  Bizios was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2022, the National Academy of Inventors in 2019, and the National Academy of Medicine in 2015.

The College of Engineering has established the William W. Boyer Endowed Professorship in the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department, a distinguished position created to attract or retain outstanding faculty members to CEE.