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Public Release: 14-Nov-2016
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
Catalyzing excellence
Dr. Israel E. Wachs of Lehigh University has been named recipient of the AIChE's top award in chemical reaction engineering. Wachs will be formally recognized with the R. H. Wilhelm Award at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 13-18 in San Francisco. The Annual Meeting of the AIChE is the premier forum for chemical engineers interested in cutting edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

Contact: Chris Larkin
engineering@lehigh.edu
Lehigh University

Public Release: 14-Nov-2016
Leon Simon to receive 2017 AMS Steele Prize for seminal contribution to research
Leon Simon of Stanford University will receive the 2017 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research 'for his fundamental contributions to Geometric Analysis and in particular for his 1983 paper, Asymptotics for a Class of Non-Linear Evolution Equations, with Applications to Geometric Problems, published in the Annals of Mathematics.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 14-Nov-2016
27th TWAS General Meeting
Zhao Dongyuan wins TWAS-Lenovo Prize
Chinese materials scientist Zhao Dongyuan was named winner of the 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize Nov. 14 for his work discovering new materials that are now widely used.

Contact: Sean Treacy
streacy@twas.org
39-040-224-0538
TWAS

Public Release: 11-Nov-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
America's top reporters on aging chosen for fellowship program
The Gerontological Society of America and New America Media have selected 16 distinguished reporters for the next cohort of the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, now in its seventh year. They represent a wide range of general audience, ethnic, and senior media outlets, including several public radio affiliates, daily newspapers, and national publications.
Silver Century Foundation, AARP, Commonwealth Fund, Retirement Research Foundation, John A. Hartford Foundation

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

Public Release: 11-Nov-2016
GUMC selects global health champion Roger I. Glass as recipient of highest award
Georgetown University Medical Center will honor Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD, with the 2016 Cura Personalis Award at its Ninth Annual GUMC Convocation on Thursday, Nov. 17. Glass also will be the Convocation keynote speaker.

Contact: Karen Teber
km463@georgetown.edu
Georgetown University Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Nov-2016
Researchers at CHLA receive grant to study new way of battling resistant
Yong-Mi Kim, MD, PhD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded a 3 year translational research program grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to study a novel approach to eradicating minimal residual disease in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Contact: Ellin Kavanagh
ekavanagh@chla.usc.edu
323-361-8505
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Public Release: 10-Nov-2016
34th annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium
TGen's Dr. Von Hoff is named a 'Giant of Cancer Care'
Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Physician-In-Chief and Distinguished Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), has been selected as a 2016 Giant of Cancer Care. The award was announced Nov. 10 during the 34th annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium in New York.

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 10-Nov-2016
Two ORNL researchers elected fellows of American Nuclear Society
Two researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Nuclear Society. Alan S. Icenhour and Jess C. Gehin were recognized for their outstanding scientific and technical leadership in nuclear energy research and development.

Contact: Sean Simoneau
simoneausm@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 10-Nov-2016
American Indian engineers present inaugural award to Sandia diversity specialist
Marie Capitan, a diversity workforce specialist at Sandia National Laboratories, is one of five professionals honored this weekend at the 2016 AISES National Conference in Minneapolis. She will accept the Blazing Flame Award, which honors an outstanding professional who has blazed a path for Native Americans in science, technology, engineering and math education and careers.

Contact: Rebecca Brock
rabrock@sandia.gov
505-844-7772
DOE/US Department of Energy

Public Release: 10-Nov-2016
58th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition
American Society of Hematology announces top trainee abstracts of 2016 ASH Annual Meeting
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is pleased to recognize the following trainees with the highest-scoring abstracts in the categories of undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident physician, and postdoctoral fellow at the 58th ASH Annual Meeting Dec. 3-6 in San Diego.

Contact: Sara Khalaf
skhalaf@hematology.org
202-552-4925
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 9-Nov-2016
Two NASA Goddard employees win Women in Aerospace awards
Dr. Colleen Hartman and Dr. Holly Gilbert of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., recently received awards for their contributions to the aerospace community.

Contact: Rob Gutro
Robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
301-286-4044
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 9-Nov-2016
Empa Innovation Award for new flame retardant
The Empa Innovation Award 2016 went to chemist Sabyasachi Gaan and his team. The researchers were recognized for the development of new, non-toxic and environmentally friendly fireproofing agents for the production of flame retard polyurethane foams, which are used in mattresses, seat upholstery and insulation modules for house façades, for instance. The prize was awarded on Nov. 8.

Contact: Sabyasachi Gaan
sabyasachi.gaan@empa.ch
41-587-657-611
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)

Public Release: 8-Nov-2016
Brookhaven's Robert McGraw receives AS&T's Outstanding Publication Award from AAAR
Robert McGraw's AS&T Outstanding Publication Award from the American Association for Aerosol Research recognizes the novel method he developed nearly 20 years ago to mathematically characterize how the distribution of tiny atmospheric particles called aerosols evolves over time.
U.S. Department of Energy

Contact: Ariana Tantillo
atantillo@bnl.gov
631-344-2347
DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Nov-2016
Master of math
Number theorist Yitang Zhang receives the Qiu Shi Outstanding Scientist Award for his exploration into the nature of prime numbers.

Contact: Julie Cohen
julie.cohen@ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 8-Nov-2016
UMass Amherst Environmental Health researcher honored for 'irritating' science
The Cornell Douglas Foundation, an environmental health and justice advocacy group based in Bethesda, Md., has named University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg one of its 2016 Pearl Award winners in recognition of her "outstanding leadership in conducting critical research to identify and address the many issues concerning endocrine disruptors."
The Cornell Douglas Foundation

Contact: Janet Lathrop
jlathrop@umass.edu
413-545-0444
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Public Release: 8-Nov-2016
David Julius to receive the 2017 HFSP Nakasone Award
The Human Frontier Science Program Organization has announced that the 2017 HFSP Nakasone Award has been awarded to David Julius of the University of California, San Francisco for his 'discovery of the molecular mechanism of thermal sensing in animals.'

Contact: Rosalyn Huie
communications@hfsp.org
Human Frontier Science Program

Public Release: 8-Nov-2016
Brookhaven Lab wins 3 2016 R&D 100 Awards
Innovations in microscopy, catalysis, and nanomaterials are among the 100 technologies and services of the past year selected by R&D Magazine to receive awards.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Ariana Tantillo
atantillo@bnl.gov
631-344-2347
DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Nov-2016
Allen Institute for Brain Science announces 2016 Next Generation Leaders
The Allen Institute for Brain Science announces the newest cohort of Next Generation Leaders: a group of six esteemed young scientists who will provide feedback in both formal and informal settings to researchers at the Allen Institute. The program recognizes distinguished and innovative contributions from early-career scientific leaders, nurtures professional growth and provides informal training on serving as a scientific advisor.

Contact: Rob Piercy
robp@alleninstitute.org
206-548-8586
Allen Institute

Public Release: 7-Nov-2016
American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) annual symposium
Regenstrief scientists receive prestigious award for innovation in biomedical informatics
Burke Mamlin, MD, and Paul Biondich, MD, of the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine are being honored with AMIA's 2016 Donald A.B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Informatics. They are pioneers in the development, testing, and use of open source software to support the delivery of health care in developing countries.

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2275
Indiana University

Public Release: 5-Nov-2016
IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting
IOF Young Investigator Awards presented at Singapore meeting
At the IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Singapaore, five researchers from Australia, Hong Kong, India and Japan were awarded the prestigious IOF Young Investigator Research Awards. The award winning studies, submitted by investigators aged 40 years or younger, were selected from 168 abstracts submitted to the meeting.

Contact: L. Misteli
lmisteli@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-100
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 4-Nov-2016
ORNL wins 7 R&D 100 Awards
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received seven R&D 100 Awards in recognition of their significant advancements in science and technology.

Contact: Sean Simoneau
simoneausm@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 4-Nov-2016
NJIT engineers win Edison Patent Award for technology that masks the taste of bitter drugs
Rajesh Davé, distinguished professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, and two of his former graduate students, Maxx Capece and Daniel To, received a Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for developing a manufacturing process that masks the bitter tastes of medications while delivering them effectively to their targets in the body.

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

Public Release: 4-Nov-2016
RIT professor wins Smithsonian, Carnegie and SAI fellowships
Rochester Institute of Technology professor Joel Kastner is broadening and deepening his research program on the origins of our solar system and planetary systems orbiting other stars while on four consecutive fellowships and visiting positions during his sabbatical this academic year.

Contact: Susan Gawlowicz
smguns@rit.edu
585-475-5061
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 4-Nov-2016
NIAAA -- 21st Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture
Michael E. Charness honored for contributions to understanding alcohol's impact
Michael E. Charness, M.D., professor of neurology and associate dean of veteran's affairs at Boston University School of Medicine, was recently awarded the 2016 Mark Keller Honorary Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 4-Nov-2016
2nd International Food Operations & Processing Simulation Workshop
A new methodology for agri-food industry receives an award at an international congress
Juan Ignacio Latorre-Biel, lecturer at the Public University of Navarre, has received the prize for the best scientific contribution during the 2nd International Food Operations & Processing Simulation Workshop, FoodOPS, held in Larnaca, Cyprus. The award-winning work proposes an innovative methodology in the agri-food sector based on a mathematical model that assists in decision-making at a facility devoted to the cultivation and production of the common mushroom.

Contact: Oihane Lakar
o.lakar@elhuyar.com
34-943-363-040
Elhuyar Fundazioa

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