Professor Wayne Chen selected as University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Weinong "Wayne" Chen has been named College of Engineering University Faculty Scholar as of December 19, 2005.

The Faculty Scholar program recognizes outstanding faculty who are achieving academic distinction at an accelerated rate. Dr. Chen joined both the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Materials Engineering as Associate Professor with tenure in January 2005 from University of Arizona.

Dr. Chen’s research in applied mechanics, physics, and materials science has been published in 55 scholarly journals. He received his education and training at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and California Institute of Technology, where he earned a Ph.D. in 1995.

The University Faculty Scholar program was established in 1998 to recognize achievements in leadership, academic distinction, and national and international recognition of faculty members who hold the rank of associate or full professor.

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