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Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Salk Fellow Jesse Dixon receives NIH Director's Early Independence Award
Helmsley-Salk Fellow Jesse Dixon is among 16 scientists nationwide to receive the Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue promising and innovative research. Dixon is the third Salk Fellow to receive the prestigious award since it was established in 2010.

Contact: Salk Communications
Salk Institute

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Quantum physicist Carl M. Bender wins 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Physical Society (APS) announced today, on behalf of the Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes, that Carl M. Bender of Washington University in St. Louis is the recipient of the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, which is awarded annually to honor significant contributions to the field.

Contact: AIP Media Line
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
CGIAR scientists awarded the prestigious World Food Prize
On Oct. 13, HarvestPlus founding director and ambassador-at-large Howarth Bouis will join three other scientists in receiving the World Food Prize for their work in biofortification. All four laureates have made key contributions to this novel approach to combating vitamin and mineral deficiencies through more nutritious staple crops. These crops include vitamin A-rich varieties of sweet potato, cassava, and maize (corn), high-iron varieties of beans and pearl millet, and zinc-rich rice.

Contact: Vidushi Sinha

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Archaeology under the canopy
UCSB's Anabel Ford has devoted her career to conservation and research at the ancient Maya city.

Contact: Andrea Estrada
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Tomoyasu Mani wins 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists
Mani is being recognized for his work at Brookhaven Lab to understand the physical processes occurring in organic materials used to harness solar energy.

Contact: Ariana Tantillo
DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Xi Chen named 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award finalist
Xi Chen, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering with the City University of New York's Advanced Science Research Center has been named a 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award Finalist in Physical Sciences and Engineering

Contact: Paul McQuiston
CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Huddersfield railway researchers win top IMechE award
Research that could lead to big efficiency gains and cost savings for rail vehicle manufacturers has earned University of Huddersfield experts a share in a prestigious award that commemorates one of Britain's most famous engineers.

Contact: Nicola Werritt
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 13-Oct-2016
Four CGIAR scientists awarded World Food Prize for combatting micronutrient deficiency
Biofortification's ability to improve nutrition and health of vulnerable populations internationally recognized. 15 million people reached with biofortified varieties of staple crops, rich in vitamin A rich, iron and zinc. Children who consume orange-fleshed sweet potato in the first 1000 days of life suffer less from blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.

Contact: Joel Ranck
International Potato Center / Centro Internacional de la Papa

Public Release: 12-Oct-2016
Clodagh O'Shea named HHMI Faculty Scholar for work in designing synthetic viruses
Salk scientist among first award recipients of new partnership between HHMI, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Simons Foundation.

Contact: Salk Communications
Salk Institute

Public Release: 12-Oct-2016
Solar-Tectic LLC receives the Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for 2016
Solar-Tectic LLC announced today that it has received the Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award for 2016.

Contact: Ashok Chaudhari
Solar-Tectic LLC

Public Release: 12-Oct-2016
Australian engineer takes out inaugural global prize for quantum computing
Leading Australian engineer and physicist, Professor Andrea Morello, was today named inaugural recipient of the Rolf Landauer and Charles H. Bennett Award in Quantum Computing by the prestigious American Physical Society, the world's leading organisation of physicists.

Contact: Kristin O'Connell
University of New South Wales

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Penn Nursing receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2016 HEED Award
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) received the 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the Health Professions HEED Award -- a national honor recognizing US medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, and allied health schools that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Contact: Ed Federico
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
UTA bioengineer earns inaugural Embracing Challenge Award from Materials Today magazine
Kytai Nguyen, a nationally recognized professor of bioengineering at The University of Texas at Arlington who endured many challenges as a young girl in Vietnam and, later, as a woman struggling to graduate from college and begin her career, has been honored with the inaugural Embracing Challenge award by Materials Today magazine.
Elsevier Materials Science Council

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
SURA Board of Trustees Meeting
SURA to honor Senator Warner with Friend of Science Award
SURA announced that the US Senator Mark Warner would receive its 2016 Distinguished Friend of Science Award during its Board of Trustees meeting on November 3. The Senator is being honored for his extraordinary efforts to 'advance collaborative research and education and to strengthen the scientific capabilities' of our nation.

Contact: Greg Kubiak
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Three NREL technologies named as finalists for R&D 100 Awards
Two technologies developed by researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory and a third developed through a collaboration between Wolfspeed, NREL, Toyota, and the University of Arkansas' National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission, have been named finalists by R&D Magazine for the coveted 2016 R&D 100 Awards.

Contact: David Glickson
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Ames Laboratory's Debra Covey awarded Mid-Continent FLC Professional of Year Award
Debra Covey, associate lab director and director of Sponsored Research Administration at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has been named the 2016 Technology Transfer Professional of the Year by the Federal Laboratory Consortium Mid-Continent Region.

Contact: Steve Karsjen
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
MPP paper recognized in the sustainability in energy and buildings sector
The paper entitled 'The multi-detail building archetypes in urban energy modelling' won the Georgios Kazas Award at the 8th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 2016, which took place in Turin, Italy.

Contact: Mariana Carmo
MIT Portugal Program

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Guimarães awarded the B.Bus project as the most innovative
B. Bus won the first Guimarães Green Urban Challenge and introduced a new concept of buses for bike users. The contest took place on Sept. 12th and signaled the DesignDAY 2016, an initiative promoted by the MIT Portugal Program, the University of Minho and the Municipality of Guimarães. B.Bus was awarded with a 1500€ prize and its implementation will now be assessed by the city of Guimarães.

Contact: Mariana Carmo
MIT Portugal Program

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
EPSRC-funded molecular machine maker awarded Nobel Prize
A British academic who achieved his breakthrough while supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has been congratulated on winning the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Professor Sir J Fraser Stoddart was jointly awarded the prize with Professors Bernard Feringa and Jean-Pierre Sauvage for their development of molecular machines, a thousand times thinner than a human hair. The tiny molecular machines could potentially be used for the delivery of drugs inside the human body and to develop new smart materials.

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
NIH to recognize 12 champions of environmental health research
Twelve individuals will receive the first-ever Champion of Environmental Health Research Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, for their significant contributions to the field.

Contact: Robin Mackar
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
UNIST professor receives prestigious Feynman Prize in nanotechnology
Prof. Bartosz A. Grzybowski at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Foresight Institute Feynman Prize for theory.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 6-Oct-2016
Research!America to honor medical and health research advocacy leaders
Research!America's 21st annual Advocacy Awards will honor outstanding advocates for research whose contributions to health and medicine have saved lives and improved quality of life for patients worldwide. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC.

Contact: Anna Briseno

Public Release: 6-Oct-2016
RIT/NTID audiologist earns 2016 Oticon Focus on People award
Catherine Clark, an audiologist and faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, is among the individuals honored by the 2016 Oticon Focus on People Awards, a national competition that celebrates people who are helping to eliminate negative stereotypes of what it means to be deaf or hard of hearing.

Contact: Vienna McGrain
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 6-Oct-2016
AIP congratulates its 2016 Science Writing Award winners
The American Institute of Physics announced today the winners of its 2016 Science Writing Awards for Books, Articles, Writing for Children, and Broadcast and New Media.

Contact: AIP Media Line
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 5-Oct-2016
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 'best papers' on tech for agriculture, radar, mapping
Outstanding research articles advancing remote sensing technologies for crop management, geologic mapping, and all-weather Earth observation have been recognized with best-paper awards by the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

Contact: Amy Nelson
SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics

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