Locklin, others, recognized for contributions to research, innovation
Jason Locklin, director of the UGA New Materials Institute, received the Excellence in Research Award from the UGA College of Engineering and was named a Distinguished Faculty Scholar by the college for his sustained excellence in scholarship. The awards were announced at the COE’s 2019 Celebration of Excellence, held April 2.
Other faculty from the New Materials Institute who were recognized at the event include Jenna Jambeck, Yajun Yan, Mark Eiteman, James Kastner, and Hitesh Handa. Click here to read a full report on the faculty and students who were recognized this year.
Also this week, Handa received the Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award from the UGA Office of Research. His work focuses on developing new biocompatible coating materials for medical implant applications. To read more about his work, as well as about others who received awards from the Office of Research, click here.