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June 5, 2024

José Mendoza video wins Telly Award

El Científico Renacentista Aborda El Cambio Climático

A research documentary short, created by MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (ICER) and featuring Jose Mendoza, has won a Telly Award for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the 45th Annual Telly Awards. Mendoza is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and the Department of Physics & Astronomy.

The video, titled “Renaissance Scientist Tackles Climate Change,” or in Spanish, “El Científico Renacentista Aborda El Cambio Climático,” features Mendoza’s sustainability research.

View the video in the Telly Award Winners Gallery.

Professional Headshot of Jose Mendoza
José Mendoza

The project was created by ICER Communications Manager Michelle David. Mendoza speaks Spanish and English in the video, which is subtitled to ensure it can be understood by speakers of either language. The short documentary also highlights the impact of Mendoza’s Mexican heritage on his work at Michigan State University.

The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, and production companies. They received more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents.

The ICER Research Highlight documentary shorts series features the advanced innovation and research possible through the High-Performance Computing Center (HPCC) at Michigan State University (MSU).

Mendoza is working to solve some of the most important questions facing our planet. Mendoza uses the laws of nature to develop computational algorithms with machine learning and artificial intelligence focused on tackling climate change through clean energy, nuclear waste separation, sustainable materials, CO2 capture, and much more.

Read more on the Mendoza Laboratory on ICER website.
Story courtesy of ICER.