“Dr. Lauterbach’s science and engineering research will be an asset in attracting funding, faculty and graduate students to study the environmental impacts of coal emissions from coal-fired plants,” Pastides said.
Blair’s leadership of the CoEE Technology Center to Advance Healthful Lifestyles is critical to helping curb the health problems related to the obesity epidemic in our state and nation, Pastides said. “Dr. Blair is one of the most respected scientists in the field of physical activity and health,” Pastides said. “Our collaboration with MUSC comes at a time when too many children and adults are facing serious health problems related to sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy diets.”
Hudson is the author of five books on tourism, including “Golf Tourism,” scheduled for publication in 2010 by Goodfellow Publishers Limited. He was selected for the 2003 – 04 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Achievement at the University of Calgary.
Hudson has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and magazine articles. He earned his diploma in marketing from Buckinghamshire College and a bachelor’s degree in business studies at Brighton Polytechnic. He earned an MBA from California State University Chico and a doctoral degree from the University of Surrey.
Lauterbach, who also has been a faculty member at Purdue University, was selected to receive the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Career Development Award in 1998. He earned the Feodor-Lynen Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation in Germany and was the recipient of the Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award in 2000. He was a finalist for the University of Delaware’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2008.
Lauterbach earned his undergraduate degree in technical physics from the University of Bayreuth in Germany and his doctoral degree from the Free University of Berlin and the Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max-Planck-Society in Berlin.