March 24, 2003 — Case Western Reserve University of Cleveland announced that Chung-Chiun Liu, a professor of sensor technology and control and director of the Electronics Design Center at the university’s engineering school, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Liu was among 10 individuals and six organizations to receive the award. Liu has mentored high school students for 16 years. His proteges have achieved top honors at national-level science fairs. His students’ research has focused on fuel cells and microelectrochemical sensors.