Excellence in engineering

Young-Shin Jun, Ph.D., assistant professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering, is presented the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) 2008 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Achievement Award in Engineering or Applied Science by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. Jun received a $5,000 research award that is matched by Washington University. The award recognizes faculty members for their work in any of five science and technology disciplines: engineering or applied science; life sciences; mathematics and computer science; physical sciences; and policy, management or education. The ORAU is a university consortium that leverages the scientific strength of 99 major research institutions to advance science and education by partnering with national laboratories, government agencies and private industry.