Rogers Earns 2007 Drucker Eminent Faculty Award
John Rogers has been named the 2007 Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award winner by the Illinois Alpha chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society. From the website:
"The Tau Beta Pi Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award recognizes faculty in the College of Engineering who have received national or international acclaim for dedication to academic excellence through teaching and research and have made exemplary contributions to the understanding of their fields. The award demonstrates the ideals of Daniel C. Drucker, dean of the College of Engineering from 1968 to 1984. An internationally recognized scholar in the field of applied mechanics and materials, Dean Drucker's pursuit of scholarly excellence had great influence on the faculty and students of the college. He worked with and supported many programs of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society. The award consists of $3,000 and a bronze plaque."
Rogers is a member of the DOE Materials Research Cluster Programming Function via Soft Materials, as well as holding affiliations with NanoCEMMS and the Beckman Institute in addition to faculty appointments within the departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemistry.