The PI, Siddha Pimputkar, was recognized for his contributions to DEI through his efforts in promoting and supporting first-generation students, being a LUSSI mentor to incoming students, outreach activities to Southern Lehigh High School, being an active member of the MSE Department DEI committee, and being an advocate for individuals who can be considered underrepresented in STEM. This award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion recognizes a Rossin college faculty member who has shown passion and effectiveness in promoting equity, inclusion and Diversity in Rossin College and their own Department/Unit.