Professor’s Arabic calligraphy inspires Turkish university’s sculpture

Nihad Dukhan, professor of Mechanical Engineering, has left a lasting mark on Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Istanbul, Turkey, with his artistic Arabic calligraphy. Dukhan’s figure of  “pen” (at right) inspired the ITU’s 250th anniversary sculpture that greets campus visitors on ITU’s Ayazaga campus. His interest in Arabic calligraphy began when he was in the …

Alumnus professor works on future of chemistry teaching

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Matthew Mio ’97, was elected as a full member of the Society Committee on Education (SOCED) within the American Chemical Society (ACS), which supports the development and implementation of programs that bring the wonder, excitement, opportunities and challenges of modern chemical science. “This is a …