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BK Parekh Recieves Two Awards

BK Parekh has received two prestigious awards during 2004. The first was the Robert H. Richards Award by the American Institute of Mining Engineers (AIME), the parent organization of the Society of Mining Engineering. The Award is given to "recognize achievement in any form which unmistakably furthers the art of mineral beneficiation in any of its branches." The award was presented to him in February at the 2004 Society of Mining Engineers' Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. (More)

The second was from the American Filtration and Separations Society. It is the Frank Tiller Technical Award, which is given to a society member for 'enhancing knowledge and applications of solid-liquid separations. (More)

BK also became an adjunct full professor, rather than associate, in the Department of Mining Engineering.