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Andy Tadd receives college teaching award

Tadd is the College of Engineering’s 2017-18 Thomas M. Sawyer, Jr. Teaching Award recipient. | Short Read
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IMAGE:  Andrew Tadd, lecturer in chemical engineering

Andrew Tadd, a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is the College of Engineering’s 2017-18 Thomas M. Sawyer, Jr. Teaching Award recipient. The award honors non tenure-track faculty who have demonstrated sustained excellence in instruction and guidance at the undergraduate levels.

Tadd received his PhD in chemical engineering from U-M in 2006 and continued as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the department’s staff in 2007 as an assistant research scientist. In recent years, he has taught ChE 343, Separation Processes; ChE 431, Engineering Statistics and Problem Solving; and the senior design course, ChE 487.

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An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’

The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale. | Short Read