Knox College faculty members named “Scientists of the Year”

From The Register-Mail:

Two Knox College faculty members in the Department of Computer Science, John Dooley and David Bunde, have been named 2011 Scientists of the Year by the Quad City Engineering and Science Council.

Dooley was chosen as the council’s Senior Scientist of the Year, and Bunde was selected as Junior Scientist of the Year. They received their awards Feb. 24 at the 49th Annual National Engineers Week Banquet in Davenport.

The QCESC annually recognizes local scientists, engineers, and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Scientist of the Year awards are given to individuals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on their profession.