Forrest, Glotzer named Distinguished University Professors

Forrest, Glotzer named Distinguished University Professors

Professors Stephen Forrest and Sharon Glotzer

Stephen Forrest and Sharon Glotzer are among nine faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

 

The appointments were approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday. They are effective Sept. 1.

 

Recently appointed DUPs are invited to give an inaugural lecture that highlights their work at the university. The lecture is typically delivered during the first or second full year of their appointments.

 

Stephen R. Forrest is the Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor of Engineering. He also is Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, professor of materials science and engineering, College of Engineering; and professor of physics, LSA.

 

Sharon C. Glotzer is the John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering. She also is the Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, professor of chemical engineering, professor of materials science and engineering, professor of macromolecular science and engineering, CoE; and professor of physics, LSA.

 

Distinguished University Professorships, established in 1947, recognize full professors for exceptional scholarly or creative achievement, national and international reputation, and superior teaching skills. Each professorship bears a name determined by the appointive professor in consultation with her or his dean.