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School of Informatics and Computing faculty honored for 2011-12 achievements

May 3, 2011

Several faculty of the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI were recently recognized for their hard work, dedication and achievement during the 2010-2011 academic year.

Honorees include:

Josette Jones, assistant professor of health informatics, recipient of the IUPUI Trustees Teaching Award. This distinguished, campus-wide honor is given to faculty who demonstrate a positive impact on student learning and a sustained level of teaching excellence.

Davide Bolchini, assistant professor of human-computer interaction, recipient of the School of Informatics and Computing Excellence in Instruction Award. This distinction is awarded to a full-time faculty member exhibiting superior instructional effectiveness and a commitment to scholarship and scholastic innovation.

Jake Chen, associate professor of bioinformatics and director of the Indiana Center for Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine, recipient of the School of Informatics and Computing Research and Creative Activities Award. This award is bestowed upon a full-time faculty member demonstrating outstanding accomplishments in research based on publications, external grant support and other scholarly activity.

Susan Tennant, associate clinical professor of media arts and science, recipient of a RISE Challenge Course Development Grant. This summer stipend is awarded to IUPUI faculty to create and develop courses as part of IUPUI’s RISE Initiative that seeks to engage students in research, international, service and experiential learning. The grant will be used to support Tennant’s summer course in Paros, Greece where students work to preserve cultural heritage through digital documentation.

Congratulations to all honored faculty and their accomplishments this past year.

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Joanne Lovrinic