Russell J. D. Holmes

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
College of Science and Engineering

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Morse-Alumni
Section D

, Location 68

Russell Holmes is a gifted educator who is routinely identified by graduating seniors as the best instructor in the materials science and engineering (MSE) curriculum. He teaches difficult required courses, helping students master challenging concepts. His impact as a teacher and mentor has helped the program grow; the number of students majoring in MSE has more than doubled in the last five years. Holmes is also very committed to involving undergraduates and even local high school students in his internationally recognized research program. See a full profile (pdf).