Rogers Chosen for 2007 Drucker Award

Beckman Institute researcher John Rogers has been awarded the Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award by Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society

Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, has named Beckman Institute faculty member John Rogers as the 2007 recipient of the Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award.

Rogers is a member of the 3-D Micro and Nanosystems group at Beckman, and a Founder Professor of Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois.

The Drucker Award goes to Engineering College faculty members who have "received national or international acclaim for dedication to academic excellence through teaching and research and have made exemplary contributions to the understanding of their fields."

The award is given in honor of Daniel C. Drucker, Dean of the College of Engineering from 1968 to 1984, and a worldwide expert in the areas of applied mechanics and materials. The honor includes a $3,000 award and a bronze plaque.