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Public Release: 12-Dec-2017
11th International Spark Design Awards
UNIST design team receives prestigious 2017 Spark Design Awards
A design team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has once again been recognized for its design excellence in the 2017 Spark Design Awards.

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

Public Release: 12-Dec-2017
National Academy of Inventors, USF announce 2017 NAI Fellows
The National Academy of Inventors on Tuesday named as 2017 Fellows University of South Florida Physics Professor Emeritus Dennis K. Killinger, a pioneer in the use of lasers and optical remote sense as scientific tools, and USF Institute for Advanced Discovery & Innovation Professor Donald Keck, whose work in developing fiber optics laid the groundwork for the internet.

Contact: Judy Lowry
jhlowry@usf.edu
813-974-3181
University of South Florida (USF Innovation)

Public Release: 12-Dec-2017
UT Austin professor Delia J. Milliron recognized for advances in smart window technology
Delia J. Milliron, Ph.D. of The University of Texas at Austin is the recipient of the 2018 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Engineering from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

Contact: Patrick Wiseman, Cockrell School of Engineering
patrick.wiseman@utexas.edu
512-232-8060
The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas

Public Release: 12-Dec-2017
Pediatric immunologist Jordan S. Orange recognized for healing through research
Jordan Scott Orange, M.D., Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine is the recipient of the 2018 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Medicine from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

Contact: Dana Benson
benson@bcm.edu
713-798-8267
The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas

Public Release: 12-Dec-2017
UT Austin researcher Xiaoqin Elaine Li awarded for innovations in quantum materials
Xiaoqin Elaine Li, Ph.D., of The University of Texas at Austin is the recipient of the 2018 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Science from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

Contact: Christine Sinatra
christine.sinatra@austin.utexas.edu
512-471-4641
The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas

Public Release: 12-Dec-2017
59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's physician wins prestigious recognition from ASH
Benjamin Ebert, M.D., Ph.D., current chair of Medical Oncology, was presented with recognition at annual American Society of Hematology meeting. Ebert is notable for his leadership in describing the genomic landscape of adult myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

Contact: Brendan Monahan
brendanj_monahan@dfci.harvard.edu
413-537-4063
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Public Release: 11-Dec-2017
Space scientist, geologist Farouk El-Baz to receive 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize
For his life's work, geologist Farouk El-Baz, a NASA scientist on the Apollo space program's site-selection committee, will receive the 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University during a ceremony and academic symposium Sept. 13-14.
Kazuo Inamori

Contact: Bill Lubinger
wxl289@case.edu
216-368-4443
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 7-Dec-2017
Astronomer scores 'Oscar of Science' for mapping of early cosmos
Rachel Bean, professor of astronomy and senior associate dean of undergraduate education for the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, is among a team of 27 scientists who won a share of the $3 million 2018 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics this week.

Contact: Daryl Ann Lovell
dal296@cornell.edu
607-592-3925
Cornell University

Public Release: 7-Dec-2017
Eldercare Workforce Alliance recognizes Rep. Jan Schakowsky for policy leadership
The Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA) today recognized Rep. Jan Schakowsky with its Award of Honor for her decades of leadership and commitment to the eldercare workforce. Rep. Schakowsky, who earlier this year introduced the bipartisan Geriatrics Workforce and Caregiver Enhancement Act, has been an ardent champion for educating and supporting our healthcare workforce by empowering them to improve the quality of care delivered to us all as we age.

Contact: Brett McReynolds
bmcreynolds@eldercareworkforce.org
202-505-4817
American Geriatrics Society

Public Release: 7-Dec-2017
Physicist who founded International Institute for Accelerator Applications receives award
Professor Roger Barlow received the title of Emeritus Professor from the University of Huddersfield.

Contact: Jayne Amos
j.amos@hud.ac.uk
01-484-472-982
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 7-Dec-2017
IEEE GLOBECOM 2017
Army research wins 'Best Paper' at IEEE Global Communication Conference
Research led by the US Army Research Laboratory's Dr. Jin-Hee Cho was highlighted in a paper that won the IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 Best Paper Award in the Selected Areas in the Communications symposium track in Singapore this week.

Contact: T'Jae Ellis
tanya.j.ellis.civ@mail.mil
410-306-1583
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Public Release: 7-Dec-2017
Toward decoding the metabolism of microbiomes
Stilianos Louca has been named the 2017 Grand Prize winner of the Science & SciLifeLab (Science for Life Laboratory) Prize for Young Scientists for work that makes sense of how microbial communities and geophysical processes together influence the Earth's chemistry. The prize recognizes promising early-career scientists who conduct groundbreaking life-science research and includes a grand-prize award of US $30,000.
University of British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, International Graduate Training Centre in Mathematical Biology Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

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

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
Association for Computing and Machinery Asian Internet Engineering Conference 2017
Army researcher earns best paper award at internet conference
A paper co-written by a US Army Research Laboratory researcher received the best paper award at the Association for Computing and Machinery Asian Internet Engineering Conference 2017 in late November in Bangkok.

Contact: T'Jae Ellis
tanya.j.ellis.civ@mail.mil
410-306-1583
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
PPPL physicists win supercomputing time to study fusion and the cosmos
Article describes award of more than 210 million supercomputer core hours to study fusion plasmas and the cosmos.

Contact: John Greenwald
jgreenwa@pppl.gov
609-243-2672
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
A junior laureate
UCSB assistant physics professor Andrea Young has won the Milner Foundation's 2018 New Horizons Prize in Fundamental Physics.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
Lehigh U. student entrepreneurs develop device to combat gender violence
A team of 13 Lehigh University students are adding a technological twist in the fight against gender violence with the device, Soterra, which will provide women with access to emergency response services; The students have recently learned they are finalists for the $1 million Anu and Naveen Jain Women's Safety Prize offered by the XPRIZE Foundation, a nonprofit that sponsors competitions to encourage innovators to come up with technology to solve pressing world problems.

Contact: Lauren Stralo
lkw214@lehigh.edu
610-758-3969
Lehigh University

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
Nobel Prize: Circadian rhythm field poised for medical advances
The field of circadian rhythms is being recognized with a Nobel Prize this year for the discovery of a fruit fly gene controlling the biological clock. But a series of more recent advancements - notably the first circadian gene in mammals discovered by UT Southwestern's Dr. Joseph S. Takahashi -- have elevated the research beyond flies and positioned scientists to unlock many of the mysteries of human health and behavior.

Contact: James Beltran
james.beltran@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
Cardiologist Stavros Drakos, M.D., named on Forbes' 'Physician Honor Roll'
University of Utah Health cardiologist Stavros Drakos, M.D., PhD, FACC is one of 27 cardiologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of cardiology.

Contact: Suzanne Young
Suzanne.young@hsc.utah.edu
801-661-4609
University of Utah Health

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
Robert Witzburg, MD, honored for physician excellence with Jerome Klein Award
Robert Witzburg, MD, a general internal medicine physician at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been named the 2017 recipient of the Jerome Klein Award for Physician Excellence. Witzburg is also associate dean and director of admissions and professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and professor of health policy and management at BU School of Public Health (BUSPH).

Contact: Jessica Lyons
jessica.lyons@bmc.org
617-638-6838
Boston Medical Center

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
AIMBE 2018 Annual Event
USU professor named fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
USU's Ron Sims has led a 45-year career in industry, government and higher education. He has demonstrated meaningful contributions to biological and biomedical engineering, and his work has improved public health and environmental sustainability.

Contact: Ron Sims
ron.sims@usu.edu
435-797-3156
Utah State University

Public Release: 6-Dec-2017
The Dream Chemistry Award goes to Dr. Jessica R. Kramer from the University of Utah
The laureate of the Dream Chemistry Award 2017 became Dr. Jessica R. Kramer from the University of Utah, USA, nominated by Prof. Hamid Ghandehari, with a project 'Glycocalyx engineering to probe the role of mucins in cancer'.

Contact: Dusan Brinzanik
dusan.brinzanik@uochb.cas.cz
420-731-609-271
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IOCB Prague)

Public Release: 5-Dec-2017
2017 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management
Montana State professor named fellow by American Society for Engineering Management
Bill Schell, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering whose research focuses on cultivating leadership skills through engineering education, received the award at ASEM's annual conference.

Contact: Bill Schell
wschell@montana.edu
406-994-5938
Montana State University

Public Release: 5-Dec-2017
MIT Portugal students took over the Innovative Ideas Competition by Instituto Superior Téc
Three projects developed by PhD students from the MIT Portugal Program (MPP) have just been named winners of TecInnov Thales, a contest sponsored by the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), from the Lisbon University. TecInnov supports the most innovative projects developed by IST students. The proposals submitted by MPP students Pedro Fraga, Carlos Henriques and Paulo Cambra were awarded with funding to develop the projects.
Instituto Superior Técnico

Contact: Mariana Carmo
mariana.carmo@mitportugal.org
003-519-667-33528
MIT Portugal Program

Public Release: 5-Dec-2017
RCSA Scialog: Advanced Energy Storage
University of Pittsburgh faculty among 'rising stars' in energy research
Two junior faculty members in the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering were among a class of early-career researchers recognized for their nascent research in energy storage. James McKone and Christopher E. Wilmer, both Assistant Professors of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, along with their peers were honored as new Fellows at the first Scialog: Advanced Energy Storage meeting in Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 2-5, hosted by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

Contact: Paul Kovach
pkovach@pitt.edu
412-624-0265
University of Pittsburgh

Public Release: 5-Dec-2017
CEO of Royal Academy of Engineering gowns up to receive is honorary award
Rear Admiral Philip Greenish received the award of Honorary of the University for services to engineering.

Contact: Jayne Amos
j.amos@hud.ac.uk
01-484-472-982
University of Huddersfield

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