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Public Release: 31-Oct-2017
Former Tennessee State 4-H director inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame
Steve Sutton was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Oct. 6, 2017. He is one of 16 people to be inducted this year, and one of seven Tennesseans to have received this honor.
National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

Contact: Charles Denney
pmcdaniels@tennessee.edu
615-835-4570
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Public Release: 31-Oct-2017
ORNL's DelCul, Wirth named American Nuclear Society fellows
Two researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Nuclear Society, a professional society that promotes the advancement and awareness of nuclear science and technology.

Contact: Bill Cabage
cabagewh@ornl.gov
865-574-4399
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017
University of Delaware professor wins IEEE award
Guang Gao, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delaware, has received the 2017 B. Ramakrishna (Bob) Rau Award from the IEEE Computer Society. it is awarded annually for an outstanding, innovative contribution to microarchitecture, use of novel microarchitectural techniques or compiler/architecture interfacing.

Contact: Peter Bothum
pbothum@udel.edu
302-831-1418
University of Delaware

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017
University of Delaware's Thomas Epps named American Physical Society Fellow
Thomas H. Epps, III, the Thomas & Kipp Gutshall Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

Contact: Peter Bothum
pbothum@udel.edu
302-831-1418
University of Delaware

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017
Tourassi named top scientist at ORNL's annual Awards night
Georgia Tourassi of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate has received the ORNL Director's Award for Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science and Technology.

Contact: Bill Cabage
cabagewh@ornl.gov
865-574-4399
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards 2017 Outstanding Achievement Prizes
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation honored nine scientists with its 2017 Outstanding Achievement Prizes for their work in schizophrenia, mood disorders, child and adolescent psychiatry, and cognitive neuroscience. The award presentation took place on Friday, October 27th at the Foundation's International Awards Dinner and 30th Anniversary Celebration, honoring the transformative power of neuroscience and psychiatric research to improve the lives of people with mental illness, which affects one in five people.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: nadine woloshin
nwoloshin@rubenstein.com
212-843-8041
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017
Regenstrief Institute investigator honored
Regenstrief Institute investigator Daniel J. Vreeman, DPT, director of LOINC and Health Data Standards in the Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics and Regenstrief-McDonald Scholar in Data Standards at Indiana University School of Medicine, has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@Iupui.edu
Regenstrief Institute

Public Release: 30-Oct-2017
Jens Nielsen receive gold medal for innovative research in the field of systems biology
At a pompous ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, on behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, gave Jens Nielsen a gold medal. The medal is given for innovative research in the area of systems biology.
Novo Nordisk Foundation

Contact: Anders Østerby Mønsted
andmon@biosustain.dtu.dk
45-24-67-79-47
Technical University of Denmark

Public Release: 27-Oct-2017
13th International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis
Two INRS professors earn awards from global organization
Two INRS professors were honoured during the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)'s 13th International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis, held October 15 to 20, 2017, in Nanjing, China. Both professors are working towards a common goal: using their expertise to develop renewable and sustainable energy technologies.
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 26-Oct-2017
Geobiologist receives prestigious Packard Fellowship
Magdalena Osburn, a Northwestern University geobiologist who studies ancient and modern microbes, has been awarded a 2017 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, which includes an unrestricted grant of $875,000 over five years for innovative research. Osburn will study 'microbial dark matter' -- microbes that have evaded cultivation in the lab -- and thus scientific study -- and are known only by their DNA sequences. Unknown microbes have the potential for producing new compounds with implications for medicine.
David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Contact: Megan Fellman
fellman@northwestern.edu
847-491-3115
Northwestern University

Public Release: 26-Oct-2017
UTA alumna/Arlington teacher earns national award
Jennifer Fuller, an alumna of UTA's College of Education and an Arlington teacher, has been awarded a national teaching award in recognition of her efforts to further excellence in education.
Milken Educator Awards - Milken Family Foundation

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

Public Release: 26-Oct-2017
CNS awards Lithuanian professor for the paradigm shift in neurology
The paper based on the study undertaken by the team of Lithuanian researchers was bestowed Paper of the Year award by The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), USA. The paper 'Association of Severe TBI Patients' Outcomes with Duration of Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Impairment Events' was awarded in Neurotrauma & Critical Care section. Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Professor Arminas Ragauskas was granted the award during the annual meeting of the Congress in Boston.

Contact: Aldona Steponaviciute
aldona.steponaviciute@ktu.lt
370-612-55857
Kaunas University of Technology

Public Release: 26-Oct-2017
Prize-winning research helps reveal how the brain is built
Flavio Donato has been named the 2017 grand prize winner in the annual international competition for The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology. Curious about the brain's 'instruction manual' during development, Donato sought to make sense of how the components that make up the brain work together to form a highly functional organ.
European Research Council, Kavli Foundation, Egil and Pauline Braathen and Fred Kavli Centre for Cortical Microcircuits, Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine, and others

Contact: Amanda Johnson
abjohnson@aaas.org
202-326-7088
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting
Lehigh University honored with award for program revolutionizing inmate assignment system
Nearly 100 unique factors are considered during the complicated task of assigning inmates to Department of Correction's facilities. What once took seven employees nearly a week to accomplish can now be completed in less than 10 minutes at an expected savings of nearly $3 million, thanks to a team from Lehigh University and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, who were presented the Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice by INFORMS.

Contact: Ashley Kilgore
ashley.kilgore@informs.org
443-757-3560
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
Ellen M. Rathje to deliver 2018 William B. Joyner Lecture
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the Seismological Society of America (SSA) are pleased to announce that University of Texas at Austin Professor Ellen M. Rathje is the 2018 recipient of the William B. Joyner Lecture Award.

Contact: Becky Ham
press@seismosoc.org
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
NYU physicist Paul Chaikin wins American Physical Society's Oliver E. Buckley Prize
NYU physicist Paul Chaikin has been awarded the 2018 Oliver E. Buckley Prize of the American Physical Society for his pioneering work in founding a new branch of physics.  

Contact: James Devitt
james.devitt@nyu.edu
212-998-6808
New York University

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
2017 Top 100 National R&D Achievements
Printable battery, selected for top 100 National R&D Achievements
A professor, affiliatd with South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology has been selected as an outstanding R&D project of 2017 in South Korea.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
2017 Smart Geospatial Expo
UNIST receives minister of land, infrastructure and transport commendation
A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology has recently been recognized by the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT).

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
2017 SUHF Young Investigator Award Ceremony
UNIST Professor honorably selected as 2017 SUHF Young Investigator
A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been recognized by Suh Kyungbae Foundation.
Suh Kyungbae Foundation

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
2017 AMOREPACIFIC Great Global Next Generation Research Award Ceremony
UNIST student receives AMOREPACIFIC Great Global Next Generation Research Award
A student from South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology was given the 2017 AMOREPACIFIC Great Global Next Generation Research Award.
AmorePacific Corporation

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 25-Oct-2017
EMBO welcomes 28 new young investigators
=EMBO announces today the selection of 28 young researchers as EMBO Young Investigators. They join a network of 47 current and 417 past Young Investigators who represent some of the best up-and-coming group leaders in the life sciences in Europe and beyond.

Contact: Tilmann Kiessling
communications@embo.org
EMBO

Public Release: 24-Oct-2017
Bradley M. Sherrill receives 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics
Bradley M. Sherrill, director of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) and scientific director at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University (MSU), was awarded the 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics from the American Physical Society (APS).

Contact: Karen King
kingk@frib.msu.edu
517-908-7262
Michigan State University Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Public Release: 24-Oct-2017
Wiley commends the 2017 Nobel Prize laureates for their contributions
John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb) would like to acknowledge the laureates honored with the 2017 Nobel Prize. Many of these laureates have had their work published in Wiley's scholarly research journals, books and other reference material, and those published by Wiley on behalf of learned Societies.

Contact: Canon Carson
ccarson@wiley.com
201-748-5838
Wiley

Public Release: 24-Oct-2017
NASA Goddard announces Innovator of the Year
NASA research engineer Mahmooda Sultana has been named the 2017 'IRAD Innovator of the Year,' an award bestowed annually on those who achieve significant results creating technologies under the Goddard Space Flight Center's Internal Research and Development, or IRAD, program.
NASA

Contact: Lori Keesey
lori.j.keesey@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 24-Oct-2017
INFORMS Annual Meeting
Lehigh University engineers win 2017 Wagner Prize for prison reassignment model
A 'first-of-its-kind' optimization model developed by engineers at Lehigh University - in collaboration with Pennsylvania's Department of Corrections (PADOC) - has won the prestigious Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellent in Operations Research Practice for 2017. The Inmate Assignment Decision Support System (IADSS), which was created by Lehigh engineering students with their professors, streamlines the assignment of inmates to Pennsylvania's 25 correctional institutions and has been credited with saving the state millions of dollars.

Contact: Lori Friedman
lof214@lehigh.edu
610-758-3224
Lehigh University

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