Lu and Maksy Receive Chambliss Award

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KUTZTOWN, PA (09/11/2017) Two members of the Kutztown University faculty have been recognized for their exceptional work. Dr. Mostafa M. Maksy and Dr. Yun Lu were awarded the Chambliss Faculty Research Award during the university's Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration held earlier this month.

Maksy, of Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, is a professor of accounting and has authored and co-authored books on the subject of financial accounting, intermediate accounting and financial statement reporting and analysis. Maksy has served at KU acting accounting discipline coordinator, a member of the department's curriculum committee, a member of the University Senate and has published more than 40 articles in various refereed journal, such as, The Accounting Review, and Accounting and Business Research.

Maksy holds a master of business administration degree from New York University and a doctorate degree in accounting from the City University of New York, Baruch College.

Lu, a resident of Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, is a professor of mathematics and has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed articles on the subject of operations research, mathematics logic, and mathematics education. She has served as chair of the Department of Mathematics' Technology and Online Teaching Committee and as chair of the Tenure-track Faculty Search Committee. She is a member of various university committees such as the Undergraduate Research Fund Committee, Committee on Committees, and University Promotion Committee.

Lu holds a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Anhui University, Hefei, China. She holds both a master's degree and doctorate from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn.

The Chambliss award, inaugurated in 2004 through a gift from Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, professor emeriti of physical science, is meant to recognize the very highest achievement in research and scholarship and can be awarded only once within a person's career.