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Dimitra Panagou nominated for Willie Hobbs Moore Award

Dimitra Panagou, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, has been nominated for the Willie Hobbs Moore for her outstanding work and influence mentoring students.| Short Read
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Assistant Professor Dimitra Panagou has been nominated for the Aspire, Advance, Achieve Mentoring Award for her outstanding work with students. This award, given as part of the Willie Hobbs Moore Award, is presented by the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE). Dr. Willie Hobbs Moore was the first African-American woman to earn a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan and was also the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Physics at any institution.

For her accomplishments, Dr. Panagou was honored at a luncheon earlier this month. Read more about her research interests and accomplishments on her faculty page.

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