Kettering awards two with Outstanding Researcher awards

By Website Administrator | Aug 2, 2002

Kettering has announced the winners of the 2002 Outstanding Researcher and Outstanding New Researcher Awards.

Kettering has announced the winners of the 2002 Outstanding Researcher and Outstanding New Researcher Awards. Winners receive a check for $750 and an appropriately inscribed plaque during a dinner at the home of Kettering President James E.A. John.

The 2002 Outstanding Researcher Award winner is Dr. Leszek Gawarecki, associate professor and discipline chair of Mathematics. The Outstanding Researcher Award supports faculty who have taught at Kettering for more than five years, and demonstrate a high level of productivity and quality in their research.

Gawarecki received his master's degree from Warsaw University of Poland in 1984 and his Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

The winner of the 2002 Outstanding New Researcher Award is Dr. Ruben Harapetyan, who is an associate professor of Mathematics. The Outstanding New Researcher Award is made to faculty who have taught at Kettering for less than five years and have established a significant level of high quality research.

Harapetyan earned his Ph.D. from Yerevan Armenian State University in 1981.