COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 29, 2008 - Daniel Shantz, associate
professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering,
has been appointed holder of the William and Ruth Neely Faculty
Fellowship in Chemical Engineering. The appointment is for a
three-year period, effective March 1.
Shantz joined Texas A&M University in 2001. He serves as the
associate head for graduate programs in the department. His
research focuses on materials development for emerging areas in
energy. Since joining Texas A&M, Shantz has received more than
$2 million in funding, which includes six National Science
Foundation (NSF) grants.
Shantz has published more than 40 papers, serves as a reviewer
for more than 15 journals and participates in many professional
societies, including the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
and the American Chemical Society, where he served as the local
section chair in 2007.
Shantz received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the
University of Delaware in 2000. He was named a Ruth and William
Neely '52/Dow Chemical Fellow in 2006, a Texas Engineering
Experiment Station (TEES) Research Fellow in 2001, an Alexander von
Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship Recipient in 2000 and a GAANN
Fellowship Recipient in 1996.