Jane Hanson, a lecturer in Programs in English as a Second Language, was awarded the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her volunteer work in gifted education as a Mensa Foundation Trustee. The award, presented April 27, is reserved for individuals who complete more than 4,000 hours of service. Hanson has been a trustee with the Mensa Foundation since 2013, assisting with the group’s national scholarship program and serving as a member of the Gifted Advocacy initiative.
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ThanhVu Nguyen, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, has been honored with the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2019 Most Influential Paper Award. Nguyen co-authored the paper, “Automatically Finding Patches Using Genetic Programming," in 2009. The annual award recognizes the paper that has had the most influence on the theory or practice of software engineering during the 10 years since its original publication.