CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

News

UH Professor Helps Address Female Representation in Fellow Awards

By: 

Rashda Khan

Jacinta Conrad, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, coauthored an editorial titled “For She’s a July Good Fellow?” published in April in the Back Page section of the American Physical Society (APS) News.

The authors examined three years of data to pen the editorial about the underrepresentation of women and other groups in Fellow selections. The editorial wraps up with a series of recommended actions to address issues and improve representation.

Her coauthors are: Kerstin Nordstrom of Mount Holyoke College, Karen Daniels of North Carolina State University and Jennifer Ross of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The Back Page is a forum for member commentary and opinion. APS, founded in 1899, is a nonprofit professional organization with the mission to advance knowledge of physics. It has more than 54,000 members.

Read the full editorial at: https://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/201804/backpage.cfm

Faculty: 

Department: 

Related News Stories

Distinguished Alumnus, Bilfinger Executive to be UH Cullen College Fall 2018 Commencement Speaker

Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80) is the fall 2018 UH Cullen College of Engineering commencement speaker.

Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80), is coming home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering as the featured speaker at its commencement on Dec. 13 at the NRG Arena. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from UH in 1980 and has remained involved in the Cullen College community throughout the course of his 37 year-long career.