Faculty and Staff

Anna Thomas Young

National Wind Institute Associate Director Anna Thomas Young was recently selected as a participant in the President's Leadership Institute. The institute will provide an opportunity...

Barhorst Named ASME Fellow

Alan Barhorst, a professor of mechanical engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).





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Vanapalli Receives Distinguished Research Award

Siva A. Vanapalli, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, has been named a recipient of a Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award, part of the 13th annual Chancellor's...

Gale Receives HON Faculty Appreciation Award

Richard Gale, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named a recipient of a 2013 Eta Omicron Nu (HON) Faculty Appreciation Award. Nominations were accepted...

Jiang Elected Fellow of The Optical Society

Hongxing Jiang, Horn Professor and Edward E. Whitacre Jr. Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of The Optical Society (OSA).

He was...

Starcher Receives Rowan Award

Debbie Starcher, unit coordinator in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a recipient of the Chancellor's Colonel Rowan Award for Execution as a...

Pantoya Writes Third Book

Michelle Pantoya, professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech, and her co-author Emily Hunt, now an engineering professor at West Texas A&M University and Texas Tech alumna,...

Castillo and Chaudhuri Named ASME Fellows

Luciano Castillo, Don Kay and Clay Cash Foundation Engineering Chair in Wind Energy and professor of mechanical engineering; and Jharna Chaudhuri, mechanical engineering department...

McKenna and Simon Named Scientists of the Year

Greg McKenna, John R. Bradford Chair in Engineering and Horn Professor, and Sindee L. Simon, Whitacre department chair and Horn Professor, have been selected to receive the Achievement...

Glenda Alvarado and Coy Callison

An article authored by former doctoral student Glenda Alvarado and current professor Coy Callison appears in the current issue of the International Journal of Revenue Management...

Coy Callison and Sufyan Mohammed Baksh

Coy Callison and Sufyan Mohammed Baksh, former College of Media & Communication doctoral student and current assistant professor at Scranton University will have their article titled...

Ann Rodriguez

Ann Rodriguez presented a paper entitled ‚ "The FTC & Green Guides: Have We Regulated Ourselves Out of the Ability to Market Green" at the Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the Association...

Glenn Cummins

Glenn Cummins is now officially the College of Media and Communication associate dean for research.

Trent Seltzer

Trent Seltzer was accepted into the inaugural class of the President's Leadership Institute.

Eric Rasmussen

Eric Rasmussen served as a keynote speaker at the first-ever "Frenship High School Business & Marketing Leadership Conference" held at the Casey Professional Building in Wolfforth...

Autumn Shafer

Autumn Shafer was an invited presenter at MD Anderson Center's annual HPV & Cervical Cancer Summit on Jan. 22. Her sessions focused on HPV Vaccine Campaigns Targeting Mothers of...

Andrew Byrne

Congratulations to Andrew Byrne for being selected as the 2013 recipient of the Staff Excellence Award for collegiality, promptness, accuracy, knowledge of job and willingness to...

Olan Farnall

Olan Farnall has had a paper accepted to the national American Academy of Advertising conference in March. The paper is co-authored with former Texas Tech professor, Bob Meeds and...

Jerod Foster

In December 2013, Jerod Foster published his third photography book with Peachpit (Pearson Education). It is titled "Color: A Photographer's Guide to Directing the Eye, Creating...

Hospitality Services Chefs

Hospitality Services Chefs Dewey McMurrey, Marc Silvas, Kara Perez, Adrianne Riley and Roxanne Ancira received medals at the 17th annual Llano Wine & Chocolate Fantasia. The event...

Randy McBee

Randy McBee, professor and chair of the Department of History, has been appointed associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Yehia Mechref

Yehia Mechref, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, received a $1.2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)...

Ryan Hackenbract

Ryan Hackenbract, assistant professor in the Department of English, received the 2013 Natalie Zemon Davis Prize from Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Reforme (a top journal)...

Bill Poirier

Bill Poirier, professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has published the No. 1 most-read article in the Journal of Chemical Physics, for the last three consecutive...

Texas Manuscript Cultures

Texas Manuscript Cultures, a project of Texas Tech University's Digital Humanities Lab in the Department of English, was nominated for the 2013 Digital Humanities Award. The popular...

Melanie Hart

Melanie Hart, associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and interim chair of the Department of Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences, was named vice provost. She will coordinate...

Todd Anderson

Todd Anderson, chair of the Department of Environmental Toxicology and interim director of The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, was named an Integrated Scholar by the...

Bruce Clarke

Bruce Clarke, Horn Professor of Literature and Science and Interim Chair of the Department of English, edited a collection of essays, "Earth, Life & System: Interdisciplinary Essays...

Aliza Wong

Aliza Wong, associate professor in the Department of History, received the Inclusive Excellence Award in honor of her work for teaching across the curriculum. The award was presented...

David Sand

David Sand, assistant professor in the Department of Physics, led the team that developed the FLOYDS spectrograph, a special camera that allowed before-and-after photography of the...

Kim Mills

Kim Mills, unit supervisor, Student Division, A&S Dean's Office, won the Chancellor's Award for Excellence.

Kay Hill

Kay Hill, lead account processor, Department of Psychology, won the Chancellor's Award for Excellence.

Deanna McKinin

Deanna McKinin, unit coordinator, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, won the Masked Rider Award.

Tom Maccarone

Tom Maccarone, associate professor in the Department of Physics, was a member of the research team that has detected the existence of black holes in globular star clusters.

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Sankar Chatterjee

Sankar Chatterjee, Horn Professor in the Department of Geosciences and curator of Paleontology at the Museum of Texas Tech, presented a new Origin-of-Life Theory on Oct. 30 at the...

Nathan Collie

Nathan Collie, associate professor of endocrinology and membrane transport in the Department of Biological Sciences, was one of 10 new members inducted into Texas Tech's Teaching...

Wilkinson Writes, Directs and Produces Play

Andy Wilkinson, artist in residence at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, was commissioned in the spring of 2013 by the McWhinney Foundation to write a one-man...

Librarian begins Tech Meditation Society

Librarian Brian Quinn has founded the Tech Meditation Society comprising of faculty and students who meet in the University Library twice a week to practice and learn about meditation....

Librarians share pop culture expertise

Pop Culture Librarian Rob Weiner had two articles, "Grateful Dead" and "R.E.M.," published in Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars and Stories that...

Librarian begins Tech Meditation Society

Rheology is a field of applied physics and is the study of those properties of materials which determine their response to mechanical forces. The word rheology was coined in the...

The Groundwork Program

The TLPDC consulting team led the 2nd cohort of the Groundwork Program in January , a 2 ½-day training program to prepare graduate student instructors for teaching. There were 31...

Service Learning Faculty Fellows

The TLPDC continues to support service learning at TTU through the Service Learning Faculty Fellows (SLFF). The 2013-2014 SLFF cohort is the largest cohort of fellows in the history...

Erin Justyna

Erin Justyna, Assistant Director of the Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE) was invited to provide the keynote speech, "Designing Excellence", and two...

Stacy Creitz

Stacy Creitz earned her baccalaureate degree from Wayland Baptist University in February, 2014. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Business. The graduation ceremony...

Missy Helbert

Missy Helbert's proposal for a concurrent session at the National Academic Advising Association's (NACADA) national conference was accepted for the October 2013 conference. Mrs....

DaNay Phelps

DaNay Phelps' proposal to the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) annual conference in Atlanta, GA on February 5-7, 2014 was accepted for a poster presentation....

Marcus Tanner

Marcus Tanner was named the co-chair of Alpha Iota Sigma International Honor Society. The honor society for the Association for Interdisciplinary Study. He was also awarded the...

Joe Imamura

Joe Imamura was selected for the 40 Under 40 industry award for top emerging professionals. He will be highlighted in Building Design+Construction magazine