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Public Release: 31-Aug-2016
Ramon Lopez awarded 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award
Ramon Lopez, a professor of physics at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been named the winner of the 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award by the Space and Aeronomy section of the American Geophysical Union. The AGU's Carrington Award is presented annually to one honoree 'in recognition of significant and outstanding impact on students' and the public's understanding of our science through their education and/or outreach activities -- exhibiting an effort that goes well beyond their particular job title.'
American Geophysical Union

Contact: Louisa Kellie
louisa.kellie@uta.edu
817-524-8926
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 31-Aug-2016
DFG awards 2016 Bernd Rendel Prize
Young geoscientists are recognized for their predoctoral research.

Contact: Cornelia Lossau
cornelia.lossau@dfg.de
49-302-061-214-328
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 30-Aug-2016
Five Brookhaven Lab projects selected as R&D 100 award finalists
Five projects from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have been selected as finalists for the 2016 R&D 100 awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine.
DOE/Office of Science, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Brookhaven's Technology Maturation Program

Contact: Kay Cordtz
kcordtz@bnl.gov
DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Public Release: 30-Aug-2016
UTA faculty and alumnus celebrated as 'Tech Titans' in 2016 awards
Three faculty and a graduate of UTA won Tech Titans Awards for excellence and leadership in technology fields in 2016, announced at a recent celebratory gala. UTA professors won the the Tech Titans Inventors Award and Tech Titans of the Future University Award and a UTA alumnus was named Tech Titans Corporate Company CEO of the year.
Tech Titans

Contact: Louisa Kellie
louisa.kellie@uta.edu
817-524-8926
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 30-Aug-2016
GSA Annual Meeting 2016
LifeVest was born to help babies
LifeVest, a technology being developed at St. Michael's Hospital to help newborns breathe, won the Global Healthcare Innovation Academy's international competition in Calgary.

Contact: Geoff Koehler
koehlerg@smh.ca
416-864-5960
St. Michael's Hospital

Public Release: 29-Aug-2016
3-D printed tool for building aircraft achieves Guinness World Records title
A 3-D printed trim-and-drill tool, developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory to be evaluated at The Boeing Company, has received the title of largest solid 3-D printed item by Guinness World Records™.

Contact: Sara Shoemaker
shoemakerms@ornl.gov
865-576-9219
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 29-Aug-2016
International Dairy Foods Association (USA)
HKU scientist receives prestigious award from the International Dairy Foods Association
Professor Nagendra Shah, Professor of Food Science and Technology in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Hong Kong was named the recipient for the International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing in 2016 by the American Dairy Science Association. He received the award in an award presentation ceremony held on July 21 (Thursday) in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Contact: Cindy Chan
cindycst@hku.hk
852-391-75286
The University of Hong Kong

Public Release: 29-Aug-2016
Cytokines2016
Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in cytokine and interferon research
The International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS) announced today that the Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award has been given to 3 premier scientists who have translated basic research findings into clinical benefit for thousands of patients. Carl Nathan, M.D. , John O'Shea M.D., and Jan Vilcek, M.D.,Ph.D will share the 2016 Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Cytokine and Interferon Research ('The Milstein Award').
The Milstein Family

Contact: Lisa Hetherington
icis@cytokines-interferons.org
International Cytokine & Interferon Society

Public Release: 26-Aug-2016
NJIT co-hosts inaugural Computer Science Education awards ceremony
The award ceremony celebrates the contributions and commitment to teaching college-level computer science.

Contact: Tanya Klein
klein@njit.edu
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 26-Aug-2016
Annual production of gallium and germanium could be much higher
The global supply potential of the high-tech metals gallium and germanium is much greater than actual annual production levels. This is the main conclusion from Max Frenzel's work. Frenzel, a postgraduate student at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, is one of two recipients of the Bernd Rendel Prize for Geosciences 2016. The prize, awarded by the German Research Foundation, will be presented on Sept. 28 at the annual conference of the German Geological Society in Innsbruck.

Contact: Anja Weigl
a.weigl@hzdr.de
49-351-260-4427
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Public Release: 25-Aug-2016
President Obama honors outstanding mathematics and science teachers
President Obama named 213 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. The educators will receive their awards at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-2663
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 25-Aug-2016
NSF announces $55 million toward national research priorities
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made 11 awards totaling $55 million aimed at building research capacity to address fundamental questions about the brain and develop new innovations at the intersection of food, energy and water systems.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-2663
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 25-Aug-2016
Rewiring the brain: A conversation with three pioneers of neuroplasticity
Three scientists discuss their pioneering discoveries about neuroplasticity, the brain's remarkable capacity to change throughout our lifetimes. For their research, Eve Marder, Michael Merzenich and Carla Shatz were named the 2016 Kavli Prize laureates in Neuroscience.

Contact: Jim Cohen
cohen@kavlifoundation.org
805-278-7495
The Kavli Foundation

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference
OU professor David A. Sabatini named 2016 recipient of national award for global outreach
University of Oklahoma Professor David A. Sabatini is the recipient of a national award for outstanding contributions and demonstrated leadership through involvement in environmental engineering and science outreach activities to the global community. Sabatini will receive the Steven K. Dentel Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Award for Global Outreach at the Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference in New Orleans on Sept. 26.

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
Endocrine Society announces 2017 Laureate Award winners
The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 14 leaders in the endocrinology field as winners of the organization's prestigious 2017 Laureate Awards.

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Skemp to receive GSA's 2016 Minority Mentorship Award
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Lisa Skemp, Ph.D., R.N., F.G.S.A., F.A.A.N., of Loyola University Chicago as the 2016 recipient of the Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee Outstanding Mentorship Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Smith to Receive GSA's 2016 Nathan Shock New Investigator Award
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Daniel L. Smith Jr., Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham as the 2016 recipient of the Nathan Shock New Investigator Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Wolf to receive GSA's 2016 Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Steven L. Wolf, Ph.D., P.T., F.A.P.T.A., F.A.H.A., of the Emory University School of Medicine as the 2016 recipient of the Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Perls to receive GSA's 2016 Joseph T. Freeman Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Thomas T. Perls, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., of the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center as the recipient of the 2016 of the Joseph T. Freeman Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 23-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Castle to receive GSA's 2016 Elaine M. Brody Thought Leader Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Nicholas G. Castle, B.Sc. (hons), M.H.A., Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh as the 2016 recipient of the Elaine M. Brody Thought Leader Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 23-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Thomas to receive GSA's 2016 Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Kali St. Marie Thomas, Ph.D., M.A., of Brown University and the Providence VA Medical Center as the 2016 recipient of the Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 23-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Levy, Ferrucci, Zonderman, Slade, Troncoso, Resnick to receive GSA's 2016 Kalish Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has named the following individuals as 2016 recipients of the Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award: Becca Levy, Ph.D., of Yale University; Luigi Ferrucci, M.D., Ph.D., of the National Institute on Aging; Alan B. Zonderman, Ph.D., of the National Institute on Aging; Martin D. Slade, M.P.H., of Yale University; Juan Troncoso, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University; and Susan Resnick, Ph.D., of the National Institute on Aging.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 23-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Schulz to receive GSA's 2016 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Richard Schulz, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh as the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 23-Aug-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Hayslip to receive GSA's 2016 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Bert Hayslip Jr., Ph.D., of the University of North Texas as the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 23-Aug-2016
NIH announces winners of undergraduate biomedical engineering design competition
In a nation-wide competition, six teams of undergraduate engineering students produced prize-winning designs for technological advances to improve human health. The Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge winning teams designed tools for a myriad of health care challenges, including diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) in children and a safer alternative for central venous catheter placements.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, VentureWell

Contact: Jessica Meade
nibibpress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-9651
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering

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