Shruti Poulsen, assistant professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver, has been selected for the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Continuing Professional Development Committee. Shruti will be in a position to influence licensure and professional development for counseling graduates across the state.
... Josephine Benavidez,director of the precollegiate development program in the department of communication at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, will be honored May 22 during the Hats Off luncheon of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Four women, including Benavidez, will be recognized for their commitment to public service.
... Rob Pyatt, instructor of architecture, and Rick Sommerfeld, senior instructor and associate chair of architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, received a 2009 Award of Merit from Historic Boulder in recognition of distinguished accomplishment in historic preservation for the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) project and "inspiring students for preservation." The BMoCA renovation was done in the Maymester 2009 design-build class. The award was presented March 14 by Historic Boulder and Boulder Mayor Susan Osborne.
...Yiming Deng, an associate professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver, was awarded a Faculty Grant Award from the American Society for Nondestructive Testing. The award was based on Deng's proposal "Developing New Nondestructive Testing Courses to Serve the Denver Metropolitan Area and the State of Colorado." Within the grant period, two courses with necessary lab facilities will be developed in the electrical engineering department.
...Bogdan Chlebus, associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver College of Engineering, recently spoke at a workshop in Lausanne, Switzerland. At the gathering, organized by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Bogdan spoke on "Quantum Distributed Computing."