The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) selected Satyendra Kumar, Ph.D., professor of physics at Kent State University, to receive the Distinguished Award of Council. The award will be presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors & Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy's Party Center in Akron.

Kent State University faculty, staff and students came together between residence halls Stopher and Johnson on April 21 for the annual Tree Planting Ceremony to commemorate Arbor Day and to celebrate the winners of this year’s RecycleMania competition.

In the residence hall challenge, Engleman Hall received the first place plaque, $200 and a hall council party for the fifth consecutive year. Stopher and Johnson Halls earned second place in the hall versus hall competition.

Integrated Access to Web Databases

Dr. Weiyi Meng, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science
State University of New York at Binghamton
October 11th @ 3:45 p.m. 228 MSB

Yarn – Generalizing Hadoop

Casey Stella
Principal Architect
Hortonworks
October 16th @ 3:45 p.m. 228 MSB

Urban Forestry Class Two Kent State University students from the new Urban Forestry class presented findings on Kent State’s tree inventory at various professional conferences in Ohio and Nevada this year. The year-old course, taught by Dan Ross, instructor at Kent State’s departments of Geography and Biology, focuses on the study of trees in the urban environment. The U.S.

Dr. Ye Zhao, associate professor of Computer Science  have been selected as one of the top 25 STEM professors in Ohio by onlineschoolsohio.com.

Under Prof. Zhao's research supervision students are engaged in research in advanced computer vizualization projects which help scientists to understand various complex phenomena.

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce Research Incentive awards for Academic Year 2013-2014.

Humanities

Collaborative Research Incentive Awards:

Laura Bartolo, Professor and Director of theCenter for Materials Informatics at Kent State University, was recently named by the National Research Council to be a member of the National Academies of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI).Laura Bartolo, Professor and Director of the Center for Materials Informatics at Kent State University, was recently named by the National Research

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