POTSDAM - Several Clarkson University faculty and staff members were recently inducted into the schools Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar clubs for the significant amounts of external funding that their investigations and research activities have garnered.
Faculty and staff honored Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Associate Professor Silvana Andreescu, Civil & Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Kerop Janoyan, Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor Levon Minnetyan and Kodak Distinguished Professor for Chemical Engineering Ross Taylor for their induction into the Million Dollar Club, andSenior University Chemistry Professor Richard Partch for his induction into the Multi-Million Dollar Club.
The Million Dollar Club recognizes researchers whose investigations and activities have been supported with $1 million or more in externally sponsored research funding. The Multi-Million Dollar Club honors faculty with more than $5 million in externally sponsored research funding.
Areas of prominent research focus at Clarkson include advanced materials, biotechnology, entrepreneurship, the environment and energy, and global supply chain management.
During the fiscal year 2011-2012, Clarkson researchers brought in $20.4 million in external funding.