McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty members Harvey Borovetz, PhD, and Robert Parker, PhD, were recently honored with University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Awards.
Dr. Borovetz was honored with the 2017 Swanson School of Engineering Diversity Award for his significant contributions in enhancing and supporting the school’s diversity priorities. Dr. Borovetz is a Distinguished Professor and former Chair (2002-2013) in the Department of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, the Robert L. Hardesty Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, a Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, a Professor – Clinical and Translational Science Institute, a University Honors College Faculty Fellow, and within the McGowan Institute, Dr. Borovetz holds the position of Deputy Director of Artificial Organs and Medical Devices. Dr. Borovetz is pictured with Dean Holder along with Department of Bioengineering Chair Sanjeev Shroff and Associate Dean Sylvanus Wosu.
Dr. Parker was honored with the 2017 Swanson School of Engineering Outstanding Educator Award for his stunning teaching scores this past year including a 4.75 OTE score for ChemE 0500, his extreme dedication to his students as evidenced by numerous glowing letters, and his pioneering work to establish the new “Engineering a Craft Brewery” course for our seniors. Dr. Parker is a Full Professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, a Member of the Molecular Therapeutics/Drug Discovery Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and a Member of the Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Parker is pictured with Dean Holder.
Congratulations, Drs. Borovetz and Parker!