Walter Pollard receives CNS Outstanding Staff award
Physics Department machine shop foreman Walter Pollard has received the 2020 Outstanding Staff award from the College of Natural Sciences. Walter is an essential part of the research enterprise of the Department: he has custom-built many pieces of precision equipment for research labs, as well as equipment for the demonstration and teaching laboratories. Water also runs a machine shop course for students twice a year, and many have learned design, drafting and machine shop equipment skills from him. In receiving the award, Walter says "This is the highlight of my career here at UMass. This makes me proud, appreciated and respected as a part of the CNS team." Read the rest of his quote on CNS News. Congratulations, Walter!