Floudas Inducted as TIAS Faculty Fellow: UPDATED
Christodoulos Floudas, Stephen C. Macaleer ’63 Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, was inducted on February 7 as one of nine Faculty Fellows of the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS) for the 2013-14 academic year. TIAS, which was established in 2012 and named its first group of Fellows just last year, has the mission of bringing nationally and internationally renowned scholars to the College Station campus of Texas A&M University (TAMU) for extended visits to interact with faculty and students. The new class of Fellows includes a Nobel Laureate and members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and comparable European academies. Professor Floudas will be spending a portion of his Spring 2014 sabbatical leave at TIAS. For additional information on the new class of TIAS Faculty Fellows, see the TAMU Times story, as well as related stories in the Texas Tribune and the New York Times.