Recent CASL Faculty Kudos - November 2019

November 7, 2019

Recent faculty awards and publications.

Thomas Bianchette (assistant research scientist/lecturer III in geology) received a grant of $18,177 as a subcontractor for National Science Foundation, through Florida A & M University to assist the investigation of Hurricane Maria storm deposition in Puerto Rico.


Professor of Earth and Environment Ulli Kamp's project, "Visualizing 90 Years of Water Tower Transformation in the Peruvian Andes" has been accepted for funding by the National Geographic Society!  He will be going to Peru next summer to fly drones over glaciers. 


Professor of Linguistics Jamie Shinhee Lee's article "Multilingual advertising in the linguistic landscape of Seoul" has been recently published in World Englishes (Volume 38, Issue 3). Her paper examines commercial signs in arguably the two most visited tourism districts in Seoul, Korea and analyzes featured multiple languages and their content and roles in signage.


Congratulations to David Susko (associate professor of biology),and the EIC! Through the work of David, the University of Michigan-Dearborn has met the standards for certification as an affiliate of Bee Campus USA, and we are the 84th campus in the nation to be certified.

A brief description of the certification follows: In June 2018, Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA became initiatives of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. With your help, we are making the world safer for pollinators, one campus at a time. If we take care of the pollinators, they will continue to make the planet bloom and fruit. Indeed, nearly 90% of the world's flowering plant species rely on pollinators (native bees, honey bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, bats, beetles, flies...) to reproduce.


Yunus Zeytuncu (associate professor of mathematics) was recently awarded $53,648 from Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan that will contribute funding for his ongoing Maize and Blue Math Circle Program. 


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