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Assistant Professor Dimitrios Zekkos Recipient of Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award

Assistant Professor Dimitrios Zekkos is the recipient of the ASCE 2010 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award.| Short Read

Zekkos received this award for the paper published in the June 2009 issue of the ASCE Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Journal titled, “Shear Strength of Municipal Solid Waste”. The paper is authored by Jonathan D. Bray, Dimitrios Zekkos, Edward Kavazanjian Jr. George A. Athanasopoulos and Michael Riemer. The award is bestowed upon the authors of a paper worthy of special commendation for its merit as a contribution to geotechnical engineering. For more information on Professor Zekkos’ research please visit:

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Cells under a microscope

Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time

New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies. | Short Read