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College of Engineering faculty and staff members honored for service at 2013 Employee Recognition Program
April 30, 2013

DETROIT (April 30, 2013) – Twenty-nine Wayne State University College of Engineering faculty and staff were among those honored at Wayne State’s 2013 Employee Recognition Program April 23 in the university’s Community Arts Auditorium.

Retirees Dinu Taraza, professor of mechanical engineering, Derrick White, computer science academic advisor, and Seymour Wolfson, associate professor and former interim chair of Computer Science, were recognized for their years of service.

Honorees were:

55 Years of Service

  • Albert King, distinguished professor of biomedical engineering

30 Years of Service

  • Robert Reynolds, professor of computer science
  • Derrick White, computer science academic advisor

25 Years of Service

  • Farshad Fotouhi, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of computer science
  • Feng Lin, professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Syed Mahmud, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Charles Manke, professor and department chair of chemical engineering and materials science
  • Olugbenga Mejabi, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering
  • Marvin Santure, instrument designer
  • Gary Wasserman, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering
  • Sean Wu, distinguished professor of mechanical engineering
  • King-Hay Yang, professor of biomedical engineering

20 Years of Service

  • Angela Childrey, biomedical engineering program coordinator
  • Yinlun Huang, professor of chemical engineering and materials science
  • Gina Shreve, associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science
  • Mukasa Ssemakula, professor of engineering technology
  • Ece Yaprak, professor of engineering technology and electric-drive vehicle engineering

15 Years of Service

  • Ivan Avrutsky, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Cynthia Bir, professor of biomedical engineering
  • Timothy Jones, multimedia specialist
  • Michelle Matthews, administrative assistant II
  • Hwai-Chung Wu, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering
  • Xin Wu, associate professor of mechanical engineering

10 Years of Service

  • Michelle Brusatori, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Daniel Grosu, associate professor of computer science
  • Andrian Marcus, associate professor of computer science
  • Nabil Sarhan, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering

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Wayne State University is a premier urban research institution of higher education offering 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 29,000 students. For more information about engineering at Wayne State University, visit engineering.wayne.edu.