Scott Diamond Awarded the George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

January 21, 2009

PHILADELPHIA –-The Faculty Awards Committee of the School or Engineering and Applied Science has selected Scott Diamond, Arthur E. Humphrey Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering as the 2008-2009 recipient of the George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research. The Committee describes Diamond’s discover­ies and innovations in high throughput screen­ing and micro-array technology as having “revolutionized the field.”

The School of Engineering and Applied Science established this award for the purpose of encouraging and recognizing excellence in scholarly activities of the faculty. Named in honor of alumnus and Overseer George H. Heilmeier, it recognizes his extraordinary research career, his leadership in technical innovation and public service, and his loyal and steadfast support of Penn Engineering.

Diamond will present a lecture on his research entitled "High Throughput Biotechnology" on March 4, 2009 at 4:30 pm in Wu and Chen Auditorium in Levine Hall.