|Four young faculty honored with Hettleman awards|
|Wednesday, September 11, 2013|
Four highly promising faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty, an honor that recognizes the achievements of outstanding junior tenure-track faculty or recently tenured faculty.
The recipients, who will each receive a $5,000 stipend, will be recognized by Chancellor Carol Folt at the Sept. 13 Faculty Council meeting. This year’s recipients are:
You aims to discover new fundamental physical principles to engineer and manufacture polymer solar cells, using materials that would operate more efficiently and with less harm to the environment.
Perrin investigates prevention of obesity among young people, seeking ways pediatricians can best help them achieve healthy weights and lifestyles.
Zylka is a recognized expert in pain and neurodevelopmental disorders, working toward translating basic science research to treating disease in adults and children.
The Hettleman Prize is named after UNC alumnus Phillip Hettleman, who established the award in 1986. For more information about the Hettleman prize and four award winners, see: http://gazette.unc.edu/2013/09/10/four-young-faculty-honored-with-hettleman-awards/
Hettleman Prize winners’ photos: