Associate Professor Dimitrios Zekkos has been selected by a committee of senior leadership from different disciplines to receive the 2019 Rackham Faculty Recognition Award. This award is for mid-career faculty who have demonstrated remarkable contributions to the university through outstanding achievements in scholarly research and/or creative endeavors; excellence as a teacher, advisor and mentor; and distinguished participation in the service activities of the university and elsewhere.
Dr. Zekkos’s research topics are related to geoenvironmental engineering, soil dynamics and geotechnical earthquake engineering, robotics and informatics in geotechnical engineering, and energy processes. Zekkos is also an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and founder and CEO of ARGO-E LLC, a vessel for innovation and excellence by promoting new ways of thinking, implementing innovative strategies, researching, developing and implementing state-of-the-art technological tools.
The university will honor Dr. Zekkos at the Faculty Awards Dinner on October 30, 2019.