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Michael Tarr, co-director of the CNBC and Professor of Psychology, was awarded the George A. And Helen Dunham Cowan Professorship in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The professorship was created through the generosity George and Helen Cowan of Los Alamos, NM. Dr. Cowan, a nuclear chemist, earned his PhD in Chemistry from Carnegie Tech in 1950. He is also the recipient of a CIT Honorary Degree (2002) and is an Alumni Award Recipient (2001). Dr. Cowan worked on the Manhattan Project, is the recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award, and was the founder of the Santa Fe Institute.