Dan Pappalardo wins a Distinguished Staff Award
Dan Pappalardo, Senior Design Engineer in the Astronomy Department's Imaging Sciences Laboratory, has been named one of twelve recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Staff Award, Ohio State’s highest recognition for staff.
Dan's award citation reads: "Dan Pappalardo’s exceptional leadership has extended the international reputation of the Department of Astronomy for its ground-based instrumentation development used by astronomers worldwide. Dan has designed numerous instrument electronics systems, and one of his greatest contributions was introducing industrial standards for motion control and systems automation. In addition to his remarkable work, Dan is also appreciated for the hands-on mentoring experience he provides undergraduate electronics engineering students."