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06-04-2015

Clarkson University Research Professor Dana Barry Wins Awards of Excellence for 20 Consecutive Years

Clarkson University Research Professor Dana M. Barry, senior technical writer/editor at Clarkson’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has won her 20th consecutive award for publication excellence, the APEX 2015 Award. Her first APEX Award for Publication Excellence was earned in 1996.

Dana M. BarryThe APEX Awards, presented by Communications Concepts in Springfield, Va., are based on editorial content and overall communications effectiveness and excellence. The competition is intense and includes nearly 2,000 participants from all over the world. Barry’s 20th winning entry is the CAMP Annual Report Newsletter 2013-2014.

“I am very grateful to Distinguished University Professor and CAMP Director S.V. Babu for his continued interest and support over the years," said Barry.

Research Professor Barry of Clarkson’s Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering has more than 200 professional publications. These include 12 books, 16 book chapters, more than 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, science encyclopedia entries, aired television scripts, music CDs, and more. Her work is published in the United States, Japan, England, Malaysia, China, India, and other countries.

Barry also has five graduate degrees including a Ph.D. in engineering from Osaka University, Japan, a master’s degree in chemistry from Clarkson University, and a master’s degree in science education from SUNY Potsdam, along with permanent teacher certification for chemistry and the general sciences.

In addition to her work at Clarkson, Barry serves as a professor and scientific board president for Ansted University and has been a visiting professor overseas numerous times.

Her collaborator in Japan is Professor Hideyuki Kanematsu, deputy president of the National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, in Japan. Barry is also a chemistry ambassador for the American Chemical Society and serves as an officer for its Northern New York Section.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/dbarry.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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