Awards & More

Issue Date: 
January 25, 2017

Mark KempMark Kemp, undergraduate advisor in the Department of English and the Film Studies program, is the 2017 recipient of the Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising. The award recognizes outstanding faculty academic advising of undergraduate students. Kemp received his PhD from Pitt in 1996. 



Juan ManfrediJuan J. Manfredi, vice provost for undergraduate studies and professor of mathematics at Pitt, has been elected a foreign member of the Societies Academy (Class of Natural Sciences) of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. His membership recognizes his outstanding accomplishments in the field of mathematics.

Manfredi has collaborated with researchers at the Norwegian Technical Institute of Trondheim, the Mittag-Leffler Institute in Stockholm and with colleagues at other Scandinavian institutions. His research focuses on partial differential equations modeling non-linear elasticity phenomena and on their connections with game theory.