Mines professor receives NSF CAREER Award

GOLDEN, Colo., July 15, 2009 – Anthony J. Petrella, assistant professor of engineering and director of Mines’ Computational Biomechanics Group, recently received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award.

The CAREER Program offers NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
 
The award amounts to $400,000 over five years in support of an integrated research and education plan in human lumbar spine mechanics at Mines. CAREER proposals are peer-reviewed and recommended for funding based on their intellectual merit and on the broader impacts of the proposed activities. See the abstract on the NSF web site.
 
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