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Drs. Eric Schearer (MCE), Chris Wirth (ChE-BIO) honored for research efforts

We are proud to annouce that two of our Washkewicz faculty members have been selected to receive one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious honors. Engineering professors.

Eric Schearer and Chris Wirth have both been named winners of the CAREER Award, the highest recognition NSF gives to early-career faculty. The awards include a multi-year grant to be used to advance innovative research, while also providing mentoring and training to assist in developing the next generation of higher education leaders.

“The NSF CAREER program is highly competitive and only awarded to the top early-career researchers in the nation,” says Dr. Ronald M. Berkman, president of Cleveland State University. “This announcement exemplifies the excellence and dedication of our faculty, and I would like to personally congratulate Professors Schearer and Wirth for this tremendous accomplishment.”

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