A team of electrical engineering professors and students at The University of Texas at Arlington has won three 'Best Paper' Awards from the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers, including the organization's 2016 Power and Energy Society Prize Paper Award.
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) -- an international scientific and medical organization -- recognized contributions to and work in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role that SNMMI-TS members play in advancing the discipline of nuclear medicine technology.
Louis Lanzerotti, distinguished research professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology, received the William Kaula Award in recognition of his 'unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to, and exceptional efforts on behalf of, the Union's publications program.'
US Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University Ph.D. student Colleen Bertoni has been named this year's recipient of the Margaret Butler Fellowship in Computational Science.
Children's Hospital Colorado is proud to recognize Rachel Whittaker, BSN, RN, CPN, for receiving the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Whittaker was selected for her leadership, compassion and practice of patient and family-centered care, particularly during difficult end-of-life decisions.
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Professor Peter K. Swart has been elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union, the nation's leading professional society for scientists in the Earth and space sciences. The award will be presented at a special award presentation during the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
The Institute for Basic Science has set itself apart from other performers with its rapidly gaining clout in the research world according to the Nature Index 2016 Rising Star supplement, published on July 28. It has also listed IBS on the roster of the world's 25 emergent players to watch.
New York University has been named among the 2016 'Rising Stars' by Nature Index, a database of research articles published in a group of 68 high-quality science journals.
The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) is the only research institution in France listed in the World Top 100 institutions with the most progress in the last 3 years. This is indicated by the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars, which highlights the big contribution of Inserm researchers to publications in the best 68 journals selected by Nature.
University of Oklahoma Professor Yiqi Luo has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union for distinguished contributions to the field of global change ecology, particularly for pioneering development and application of data assimilation for ecological forecasting. Ecological forecasting will allow ecologists to predict how changes in the environment will alter an entire ecosystem in the future.