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John Jones Faculty Fellowships

John R. Jones, III
John R. Jones, III

The Jones Faculty Fellowship was established in 2006 to acknowledge and reward mid-career faculty who have shown exceptional merit in research, teaching, and/or service. Jones, a member of the Class of 1967 who earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, is a retired executive of American Electric Power. He has been a member of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board since 1998.

Recipients hold the title of Jones Faculty Fellow for a period of five years.

Current fellows

Past fellows (current faculty)

Title Description
Michael Ellis

Associate Professor

Ranga Pitchumani

George R. Goodson Professor

Christopher Williams

L.S. Randolph Professor

Past fellows (former faculty)

Pablo Tarazaga, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Department Head of Research and Strategic Initiatives, Texas A&M

Pavlos Vlachos, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue University