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3 University of Illinois faculty recognized for engineering

Left: Klara Nahrstedt Top right: Youssef Hashash Bottom right: William Hammack

CHAMPAIGN — Three faculty members at the University of Illinois have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

They are among 111 new members and 22 international members elected this year. They will be formally inducted in October in Washington, D.C.

The new members from Illinois are William Hammack, Youssef Hashash and Klara Nahrstedt.

Hammack is a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, Hashash is a professor in civil and environmental engineering and Nahrstedt is the chair of engineering in computer science and the director of the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the university.


Reginald Hardwick

Reginald Hardwick

Reginald Hardwick is the News & Public Affairs Director for the Illinois Newsroom. He started at WILL in October of 2019 after serving as News Director for WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan. Previously, he was a news producer and manager at the NBC station in Dallas, where he won 7 Emmy awards. Born in Vietnam, Reginald is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. Email: rh14@illinois.edu Twitter: @RNewsWILL

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