President Obama honored 100 winners, including Dr. Monica Cox, with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the highest award bestowed by the U.S. Government upon scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read the full article.
Dr. Cox on serving on a NSF-panel at a White House-sponsored Workforce Flexibilties Policy event at the White House on September 26, 2011. In the picture are(left to right) NSF Director Subra Suresh; White House Council on Women and Girls Executive Director Tina Chen; Robert Birgeneau, chancellor, California Univ., Berkeley; Dr. Cox.; and Katherine T. Hunt, director of technology collaboration development, Dow Chemical.
Dr. Cox was one of 9 faculty in Purdue’s College of Engineering and one of two faculty in the School of Engineering Education to receive a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Read the Purdue news release Read the full press release.
In July 2008, Dr. Cox presented two assessment workshops to approximately 60 faculty representing six universities. During her visit, she was also appointed as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Food and Chemical Engineering at Las Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLA).
In January 2008, Dr. Cox was selected as one of 10 “Emerging Scholars” by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Read the full article.