Jacquelyn K. Nagel (PhD ME 2010), an assistant professor at James Madison University, was nominated by IEEE-USA as one of the National Engineers Week Foundation’s 2012 New Faces of Engineering. This program honors outstanding engineers under the age of 30.

Nagel was recognized for her pioneering work in bio-inspired sensor, instrumentation, and energy systems design. Her dissertation research, completed under PhD advisor Rob Stone, was on function-based, biologically-inspired concept generation.