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UT Dallas’ Da Hsuan
Feng Wins Award From Drew University
RICHARDSON, Texas (May 10, 2001) – Dr.
Da Hsuan Feng, vice president for research and graduate education at
The University of Texas at Dallas, will be honored next month by his
alma mater, Drew University, for his contributions to science. Feng has been named the recipient of Drew’s 2000–2001
Alumni/ae Achievement Award in the Sciences.
The award, which has been presented most
years since its inception in 1955, is given to graduates of the
university based on “success in his or her chosen field, outstanding
character, loyalty to Drew and personification of the basic ideals of
Feng will receive the award June 2 at a
ceremony that will be part of a three-day reunion of Drew alumni at
the university’s Madison, New Jersey, campus.
Seven other Drew alumni will also be honored for
accomplishments in other fields of endeavor.
Feng, a prominent theoretical physicist
with notable achievements in the areas of international affairs,
government service, business entrepreneurship and public education,
was appointed UT Dallas’ first vice president for research and
graduate education last November.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from Drew University
and master’s and Ph.D. degrees in theoretical nuclear physics from
the University of Minnesota.
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at
the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the
complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the
Telecom Corridor, enrolls approximately 6,500 undergraduate and 4,500
graduate students. The
school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of
Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores.
The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s,
master’s and doctoral degree programs.
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