Yuriko Renardy, a professor of mathematics in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of Class of 1950 Professor Emerita of Mathematics by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
A member of the university community since 1979, Denbow was involved in research emphasizing the neurochemical control of food intake in chickens, emphasizing how selection for body weight alters the neurochemical mechanisms within the central nervous system.
A member of the university community since 1981, Veilleux conducted genetic research on potatoes, strawberries, tomatoes, tobacco, and orchids that contributed significantly to our knowledge of plant genetics and genomics.
Grabau, professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emerita by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
A member of the university community since 1986, Hendricks made significant contributions to the understanding of materials that aided other engineers in their work for design and analysis, especially as it related to electronics and corrosion.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1973, Kohler made significant contributions to the mathematics of wave propagation in research projects supported by the Office of Naval Research, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
Hosner, who played a significant role in the founding of the College of Natural Resources and Environment and had been recognized with the tribute of “honorary founding dean,” died Sept. 13 in Blacksburg, Virginia.
A member of the university community since 1989, Kornhauser served as the associate director of the Energy Management Institute, which involved direction of educational outreach activities and the organization of many workshops and short courses.
White, professor emeritus of wood science and forest products in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, laid the groundwork for the establishment of the packaging program in the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials.
After working more than three decades in industry, Turner came to Virginia Tech in 2004 to serve as the first director of the Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute, now known as the Macromolecules Innovation Institute.
Turner, research professor of chemistry and former director of Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of director emeritus of the Macromolecules Innovation Institute and research professor by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
A member of the university community since 1997, Sturges made significant contributions to the understanding of assembly processes through the joining of mechanical and industrial engineering principles.
His research examined a new approach of analysis that he developed known as Graph Trace Analysis, which is used today by utility companies, universities, and the Department of Defense to study electric power system problems involving transmission, substations, and electric power distribution.