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Warder Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
For release: Jan. 31, 2007
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Dr. Richard C. Warder, Jr., dean of the Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The 2007 Engineering Fellows include Norman Augustine, retired president and CEO of Martin Marietta Aerospace, and Linda Kathei, former dean of engineering at Purdue and currently provost at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Warder was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) in 2002.

 AAAS Fellows are recognized for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. Warder was honored for his significant contributions to research on the diagnostics and thermophysical properties of plasmas and for outstanding leadership in engineering education and academic administration.      

 AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson, and professional associations. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide. The association began electing Fellows in 1874.

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