Prof. A.K. Gupta to Receive Kirwan PrizeProfessor of Mechanical Engineering Ashwani K. Gupta has been selected to receive the 2003 Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize. Established by University of Maryland Chancellor and former University of Maryland President William E. Kirwan and Patricia H. Kirwan, the Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize recognizes a faculty member for a highly significant work of research, scholarship, or artistic creativity completed within the last three years. The prize can be awarded for a publication, an invention, a performance, or any other activity within the faculty member's academic discipline.
Nominees for this prize must be full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty. The nominee must have performed the significant work of research, scholarship, or artistic creativity while serving as a full-time faculty member at the university, and must be employed by the university during the year in which the nomination is submitted.
Professor Gupta's award will be conferred at the Fall 2003 Campus Convocation in October.
Published May 15, 2003