POTSDAM -- Several Clarkson University faculty and staff members were recently inducted into the school's Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Clubs for the significant amount of external funding that their investigations and research activities have garnered.
An Oct. 25 reception was held to recognize the faculty and staff inducted into the clubs. Honored for their induction into the Million Dollar Club were Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Associate Prof. Silvana Andreescu, Civil & Environmental Engineering Associate Prof. Kerop Janoyan, Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Levon Minnetyan and Kodak Distinguished Prof. for Chemical Engineering Ross Taylor. Senior University Chemistry Prof. Richard Partch was inducted into the Multi-Million Dollar Club.
The Million Dollar Club recognizes researchers whose investigations and activities have been supported with $1 million or more in externally sponsored research funding. The Multi-Million Dollar Club honors faculty with more than $5 million in externally sponsored research funding.
Areas of prominent research focus at Clarkson include advanced materials, biotechnology, entrepreneurship, the environment and energy, and global supply chain management.
During the fiscal year 2011-2012, Clarkson researchers brought in $20.4 million in external funding.