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Public Release: 15-Aug-2014
Best in their 'Field'
From funding the first woman to be awarded a Fields Medal to supporting several other noteworthy honorees, the National Science Foundation has invested in some of the world's best mathematical scientists, judging from those recognized at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul, Korea.

Contact: Ivy F. Kupec
ikupec@nsf.gov
703-292-8796
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 14-Aug-2014
UTSA chemistry professor Banglin Chen listed as one of world's Highly Cited Researchers
Banglin Chen, professor of chemistry in the UTSA College of Sciences, has been named among the world's 2014 Highly Cited Researchers by Thomson Reuters. This is the second time Chen has appeared on a Thomson Reuters list. In 2011, he ranked No. 15 on the publication's Top Chemists of the Past Decade list.

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
kris.rodriguez@utsa.edu
210-458-5116
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 13-Aug-2014
IUPUI chemist to receive $600,000 early career development award from NSF
IUPUI's Haibo Ge, Ph.D. is the recipient of a an NSF award to fund research that may one day contribute to drug discoveries. Award also supports development of a new course bridging organic and medicinal chemistry.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science

Public Release: 13-Aug-2014
NIH announces winners of 2014 Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Competition
Four winning teams were announced in the Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams challenge, a biomedical engineering design competition for teams of undergraduate students.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Jessica Meade
nibibpress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-3500
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering

Public Release: 13-Aug-2014
Lithium-based neutron detector named among Top 100 technologies of the year
Kansas State University engineers have developed a lithium-based neutron detector that is being recognized as one of the year's Top 100 newly developed technologies.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Contact: Douglas McGregor
mcgregor@k-state.edu
785-532-4093
Kansas State University

Public Release: 12-Aug-2014
Longtime UCLA professor earns highest honor in applied mathematics
Stanley Osher, UCLA professor of mathematics and director of applied mathematics, today was named the third person ever to be awarded the prestigious Gauss Prize, the highest honor in applied mathematics.

Contact: Stuart Wolpert
swolpert@support.ucla.edu
310-206-0511
University of California - Los Angeles

Public Release: 12-Aug-2014
Princeton's Bhargava receives Fields Medal for influential mathematicians under 40
Princeton University mathematician Manjul Bhargava was awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, one of the most prestigious awards in mathematics, in recognition of his work in the geometry of numbers. The International Mathematical Union presents the medal every four years to researchers under the age of 40 based on the influence of their existing work and on their 'promise of future achievement.'

Contact: Morgan Kelly, Princeton Office of Communications
mgnkelly@princeton.edu
609-258-5729
Princeton University

Public Release: 12-Aug-2014
Research may lead to reliable alternative to open-heart surgery
A University of Houston mathematician is leading an interdisciplinary team to improve the treatment of failing heart valves. Using recent breakthroughs in technology, such as 3-D human organ printing, Suncica Canic's collaboration with Houston Methodist Hospital could lead to a reliable alternative to open-heart surgery. Named to the 2014 Society of Industry and Applied Mathematics Class of Fellows, Canic recently was honored at the 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 12-Aug-2014
Ames Laboratory's Thiel winner of 2014 Welch Award
Pat Thiel has been named the 2014 winner of the American Vacuum Society Medard W. Welch Award, which recognizes outstanding research in the fields of materials, interfaces and processing. Thiel, who is a faculty scientist at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and a Distinguished Professor of chemistry at Iowa State University, is recognized for her 'seminal contributions to the understanding of quasicrystalline surfaces and thin-film nucleation and growth.'

Contact: Breehan Gerleman Lucchesi
breehan@ameslab.gov
515-294-9750
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Aug-2014
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering professor named IIE Fellow
Professor Jamie Rogers was named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers during the June IIE Annual Conference and Expo in Montreal.

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 11-Aug-2014
Two NREL scientists named to highly cited researcher list
Two scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory have been included in Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Research list for the thousands of citations of their work by fellow researchers over the past decade.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Aug-2014
Professor Qi Wang wins EMBS Early Career Achievement Award
Qi Wang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, recently won the prestigious 2014 Early Career Achievement Award from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. EMBS, the world's largest society of biomedical engineers, cited his 'contribution to neural engineering and biomedical instrumentation, including measuring biomechanical properties of skin and tissue, building a tactile display for a virtual Braille system, and discovery of a neural basis for sensory adaptation in behavior.'

Contact: Holly Evarts
holly.evarts@columbia.edu
347-453-7408
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Public Release: 8-Aug-2014
Four faculty members honored with UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards
Four faculty members from the University of Texas at Arlington are among 96 educators recognized this year by the University of Texas System Board of Regents for excellence in the classroom.
University of Texas System Board of Regents

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 8-Aug-2014
UTHealth's Dr. William Margolin named distinguished lecturer for microbiology
William Margolin, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has been selected to serve as a distinguished lecturer for the American Society for Microbiology.

Contact: Robert Cahill
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3030
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 8-Aug-2014
Applied Superconductivity Conference
Chu, Selvamanickam honored at superconductivity conference
Two of the University of Houston's leading superconductivity researchers will be honored this month at the Applied Superconductivity Conference in Charlotte, N.C. Paul C.W. Chu, founding director and chief scientist of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at University of Houston, and Venkat Selvamanickam, director of the center's Applied Research Hub, will be honored for their contributions to the field.

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 8-Aug-2014
World Transplant Congress
Cedars-Sinai immunotherapy expert honored for work in kidney transplantation
Ashley Anh Vo, PharmD, administrative director of the Transplant Immunotherapy Program at the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Cedars-Sinai, has been named the 2014 Clinician of Distinction by the American Society of Transplantation for her work in developing anti-rejection drug protocols for patients.

Contact: Laura Coverson
laura.coverson@cshs.org
310-423-5215
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Public Release: 7-Aug-2014
Harry Atwater and Albert Polman receive the Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics 2014
This year's Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics will be awarded to Dr. Harry A. Atwater and Dr. Albert Polman for their pioneering achievements in plasmonics and novel nanophotonic routes to ultrahigh-efficiency solar energy conversion. The award, accompanied by US$5,000, will be presented on Sept. 1 at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam during the Julius Springer Forum on Applied Physics 2014.

Contact: Renate Bayaz
renate.bayaz@springer.com
49-622-148-78531
Springer

Public Release: 7-Aug-2014
122nd American Psychological Association Convention
APA presents highest honor to Spelman College president
The American Psychological Association presented Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., with its highest honor, the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, recognizing her path-breaking work in race relations and leadership in higher education.

Contact: APA Public Affairs
public.affairs@apa.org
202-336-5700
American Psychological Association

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
NREL research earns 2 prestigious R&D 100 Awards
A growth system that can produce thin solar cells quickly and at low cost, and an ultra-efficient supercomputer platform -- both developed or advanced by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and its partners -- have been named among this year's most significant innovations by R&D Magazine.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 6-Aug-2014
American Psychological Association Convention
SAGE and announces winners of the Society for Teaching of Psychology TIPD Award
SAGE and the Society for Teaching of Psychology are delighted to announce that Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, assistant professor at the University of New England, and Kasey Powers, graduate student at The Graduate Center, CUNY, are the winners of the 2014 Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award. Given out annually, the award is designed to defray costs for one early-career faculty member and one graduate student attending the STP program at the American Psychological Association Convention.

Contact: Camille Gamboa
camille.gamboa@sagepub.com
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
Ocean Optics XXII
George W. Kattawar selected as 2014 Jerlov Award recipient
The Oceanography Society is pleased to announce that Professor George W. Kattawar has been selected as the 2014 recipient of The Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award recognizing contributions to the advancement of our knowledge of the nature and consequences of light in the ocean. Dr. Kattawar is internationally recognized for his contributions to radiative transfer theory and its applications to light propagation in the ocean.
NASA

Contact: Jennifer Ramarui
info@tos.org
301-251-7708
The Oceanography Society

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition
UH professor named 2014 American Chemical Society Cope Scholar
University of Houston chemist Olafs Daugulis is one of 10 scientists receiving the American Chemical Society Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award for 2014. Recognizing his excellence in organic chemistry, Daugulis received the award for the development of transition metal-catalyzed carbon-hydrogen bond functionalization reactions and their practical applications in organic synthesis. He will be recognized at the upcoming ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, giving a presentation titled 'Regioselective Functionalization of Unreactive C-H Bonds.'
Arthur C. Cope Fund

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 5-Aug-2014
Salk researcher Tony Hunter to receive 2014 Royal Medal in biological sciences
The award recognizes his pioneering discovery leading to cancer treatments.

Contact: Salk Communications
press@salk.edu
Salk Institute

Public Release: 4-Aug-2014
99th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America
Ecology research paper wins national award
A research paper in the field of ecology by a graduate student at the University of California, Riverside and a colleague has been selected as this year's recipient of the Thomas M. Frost Award for Excellence in Graduate Research, sponsored by the aquatic section of the Ecological Society of America. The paper discusses how the authors manipulated many ecosystems at once to examine how the connections between species change over time.
Ecological Society of America

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 1-Aug-2014
SNEB Annual Meeting
The interpretation of healthy eating and a curriculum to prevent childhood obesity
The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2014 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards, which were presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior annual conference, 'Nutrition Education Impact: Local to Global,' in Milwaukee, Wis., June 28-July 1, 2014. These annual awards recognize the authors of the best article and best GEM published each year in JNEB, as judged by members of the JNEB Journal Committee and Board of Editors.

Contact: Rachel Daeger
rdaeger@sneb.org
317-328-4627
Elsevier Health Sciences

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