Hydraulic fracturing in California, controversial aerial spraying to eradicate agricultural pests, and the achievement gap in K-12 math and science — these are the important issues in which three University of California, Davis, professors are being recognized for their public service.
The UC Davis Academic Senate, representing all tenured faculty at the university, makes the Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Awards annually to recognize significant contributions — to the world, nation, state and communities — through public service.
The 2015 recipients are:... Read More
- James Carey, distinguished professor of entomology;
- Harry Cheng, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education; and
- Bob Powell III, distinguished professor of chemical engineering and materials science as well as food science and technology.