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McKelvey School of Engineering

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Professorship Installation: Jay Turner

Monday, January 30, 2023 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Uncas A. Whitaker Hall, Atrium and Auditorium
6760 Forest Park Pkwy, St. Louis, MO 63105, USA

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin and Dean Aaron F. Bobick cordially invites you to the installation of Jay Turner as the James McKelvey Professor of Engineering Education.

Presenting: "Reflecting Forward on a Mid-21st Century Engineering Education"

4:30 p.m. CT: Reception
5:00 p.m. CT: Installation Ceremony

RSVP by Jan. 25: https://wustl.advancementform.com/event/professorship-installation-turner-copy/register

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


McKelvey School of Engineering


Science & Technology

Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
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Speaker Information

Professor Turner, a chemical engineer by training, focuses on environmental science and engineering. Upon joining Washington University in St. Louis in 1994, Professor Turner was an Air Quality Specialist at the Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. He has taken sabbaticals at the University of California-Davis and Sonoma Technology, Inc. (2005-2006), and at the Harvard School of Public Health (2016).

Professor Turner is a 2003 recipient of WashU's Distinguished Faculty Award. He is a five-time recipient of the School of Engineering & Applied Science Professor of the Year Award (conferred by the school's graduating class) and in 2013 he received the inaugural Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Turner is past president of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR). In 2021 he completed six years of service on the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory board (SAB) including chairing two SAB panels and chairing the Science and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) Committee of the EPA’s SAB.


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