York U Associate VP Research named AAAS Fellow

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Sushanta Mitra.Associate Vice-President Research Sushanta Mitra has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Each year the Council elects members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.

Mitra was elected AAAS Fellow for his distinguished contributions to the field of
micro-nanofluidics, particularly for development of tools and techniques for energy exploration, environment monitoring and applications in bio-systems.

“Warmest congratulations to Professor Mitra for this exceptional achievement,” said York’s Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché. “As a leading scholar in his field, Sushanta has made significant contributions to advancing innovative research and training in this discipline and epitomizes York’s commitment to research excellence.”

Lassonde School of Engineering Dean Janusz Kozinski said, “Everyone at Lassonde is exceptionally proud to see Professor Mitra honoured with this international accolade. He is an outstanding academic with an enduring commitment to impactful research to benefit our society and our planet.”

For the original press release, please go to the York Media Website.

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