Oliver Emrich, Professor of Management and Social Media at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), has been awarded the prestigious William R. Davidson Award for a publication in the field of retail research. The article addresses how purchasing behavior is influenced by new technologies, identifying five different customer journey segments.
The 2020 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize has been awarded to a trio of researchers for seminal discoveries about the function of key intestinal hormones, their effects on metabolism and the subsequent design of treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and short bowel syndrome.
The San Francisco VA Health Care System has selected four promising medical researchers for the Grunfeld Scholars Research Development Initiative.
Miguel Modestino, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, has been named among the MIT Technology Review "Innovators Under 35" for his work to integrate renewable-energy processes into the chemical industry and develop a path to environmentally sound chemical production.
Walter J. Koch, PhD, W.W. Smith Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, and Director of the Center for Translational Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Research Achievement Award - the most prestigious honor given to a senior researcher by the International Society for Heart Research. Dr. Koch is one of two recipients.
Physicist Maximilian Haider, adjunct professor of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), receives this year's Kavli Prize for nanosciences, together with Harald Rose, senior professor of Ulm University, Knut Urban of Forschungszentrum Jülich, and Ondrej Krivanek, President of Nion Company, USA. This was announced by the Kavli Foundation in Oslo. The prize honors the work of the four scientists in the development of electron microscopy, by means of which it is now possible to image and study materials with atomic resolution.