Prinja promoted to Distinguished Professor

July 13, 2017 - By Kim Delker

Anil Prinja, professor of and chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been designated as a Distinguished Professor of Nuclear Engineering by The University of New Mexico.

PrinjaUNM defines distinguished professors as those who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and are nationally and internationally renowned as scholars. It is the highest faculty title the university bestows, and only a handful of professors are honored with the rank each year.

Prinja has been at UNM for 30 years. He joins several other School of Engineering professors in holding the distinguished professorship rank: Plamen Atanassov (Chemical and Biological Engineering), Jeffrey C. Brinker (Chemical and Biological Engineering), Steven Brueck (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Vince Calhoun (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Christos Christodoulou (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Abhaya Datye  (Chemical and Biological Engineering), Deepak Kapur (Computer Science) and Edl Schamiloglu (Electrical and Computer Engineering).