UWM honors Avdeev with award recognizing his public service

Congratulations to Ilya Avdeev, who was selected by the university to receive the 2023 UWM Faculty Distinguished Public Service Award. Avdeev is director of innovation at the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, associate professor of mechanical engineering, and affiliated faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Kern Institute.

The award recognizes outstanding service in Milwaukee and the entire state of Wisconsin. Service includes all professional activities that contribute to the public good, enhance UWM’s reputation, and carry out the university’s mission.

Avdeev will be honored at UWNs Annual Fall Awards Ceremony in October.