Each year, UMBC proudly honors distinquished alumni for their accomplishments and dedication to UMBC. Congratulations to Dr. Kimani A. Stancil '94, physics and mathematics, who was recognized as one of UMBC's 2012 Outstanding Alumni of the Year at a gala event on October 11, 2012. Dr. Stancil is an Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Howard University. His specialty area is soft condensed matter physics. Visit: http://umbcalumni.wordpress.com/2012-award-winners/.
Dr. Ronita L. Marple '05, Ph.D., Chemistry, was recognized as one of UMBC's 2011 Outstanding Alumni of the Year. Dr. Marple is a Senior Scientist with the Proctor & Gamble Company. For more information about Dr. Marple and the other 2011 honorees, visit: http://umbcalumni.wordpress.com/alumni-award-winners/2011-award-winners/.
Dr. Michael Nishimura was honored as the 2010 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences. Dr. Nishimura (1980 BA, 1984 MS, and 1989 PhD - Biological Sciences) is a Professor of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. For more information about Dr. Nishimura and the other 2010 honorees, visit: http://umbcalumni.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/2010-umbc-alumni-of-the-year-distinguished-service-award-winners/.
Mr. Gustavo Matheus ('90 Biological Sciences), who received the 2009 Alumnus Distinquished Service Award and Dr. Crystal Watkins ('95 Biological Sciences), who received the 2009 Outstanding Alumna Award in Natural and Mathematical Sciences. For more information about Mr. Matheus, Dr. Watkins, and the other 2009 honorees, visit: http://umbcalumni.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/2009-umbc-alumni-of-the-year-distinguished-service-award-winners/.
Also, Reid C. Thompson ’85, Biological Sciences, was named as the 2008 Outstanding Alumnus in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences. Joseph P. McCloskey ('81 M.S., '83 Ph.D., Applied Mathematics) received the 2007
Outstanding Alumnus Award; Diane Auer Jones,
'88 M.S. Applied Molecular Biology, received the 2006 Outstanding
Alumna Award; Sheldon
Broedel, 1984 M.S. and 1990 Ph.D. Biological Sciences,
was honored as the 2005
Outstanding Alumnus; and Paul W. Behrens '80
M.S. and '83 Ph.D. Biological Sciences, was honored as the 2002
Did you know that the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences has three alumni on the Alumni Association's Board of Directors, the 27-member group that governs this association of over 60,000 UMBC alumni. The CNMS Alumni Association Board members are Joseph Morales, '00 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, a patent attorney at Whiteford, Taylor, Preston, LP; Shivonne Laird, '99 Biological Sciences, who received her PhD from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and who works in the office of legislation for the Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Service; and Dr. Crystal Watkins, '95 Biological Sciences, who is an Alexander Wilson Schweizer Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Mood Disorders and Neuroimaging and the 2009 Outstanding Alumna in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences.
Interested in stories about our UMBC alumni in the sciences and mathematics? Visit the ongoing blog at: https://umbcalumni.wordpress.com/category/math-sciences/.
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