The National Postdoctoral Association selected Ya-Ting T. Liao, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, as a finalist for its Gallagher Mentor Award.
This award recognizes those who:
- Advocate for postdoctoral scholars;
- Exhibit outstanding communication skills;
- Embed diversity, equity and inclusion values in mentoring;
- Demonstrate respect for the work and career paths of postdoctoral scholars;
- Create productive working environments to enhance the postdoctoral experience; and
- Show resilience and creativity as mentors in navigating change.