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Juhas selected for Ohio Women's Hall of Fame

Portrait of Mary JuhasMary Juhas, chair of the President and Provost's Council on Women and associate dean for diversity and outreach at Ohio State’s College of Engineering, has been inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame.

The Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame honors Ohio women who emerge as leaders in their fields, often against great odds, with courage, determination and compassion. Juhas has been selected because she has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to excellence, achievement, and service to others.

As associate dean for diversity and outreach, Juhas initiates and oversees diversity-related activities in the college at the undergraduate, graduate, faculty and staff levels. Her responsibilities include successful recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups in engineering, including women, minorities and persons with disabilities.

In addition, Juhas is the chair of the President’s and Provost’s Council on Women, which reviews the direction and priorities for The Women's Place. She is a co-principal investigator and former program director of the university’s Project CEOS, Comprehensive Equity, a National Science Foundation-sponsored program, which is a partner of The Women's Place. Juhas is also a member of the board of directors of WEPAN, Women in Engineering ProActive Network, and chair of the Women in Materials Science and Engineering Committee of TMS, The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society.

Juhas holds the appointment of a clinical associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. She received her doctorate in materials science and engineering from Ohio State in 1989 and a master’s degree in metallurgy and materials science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1980.

Source: http://engineering.osu.edu/news/?p=2108