Jamie Kruzic, associate professor in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering, received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. The award is presented to 25 scientists each year whose research is expected to have far-reaching implications beyond their disciplines. Kruzic’s research focuses on the mechanical properties of advanced structural materials and biomaterials. In addition to receiving a monetary award, he will be traveling to Germany to cooperate on a long-term research project.

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