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Faculty Awards

National and international faculty awards are an important component of institutional reputation. Each year, Michigan State University faculty members earn a variety of honors for their scholarly contributions. Some receive prizes and awards from learned societies or government agencies for specific work or career contributions. Others are elected to fellowship in major learned societies as listed below. A selection of background stories follows the lists.

National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

National Academy of Education (NAEd)

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Visit the MSU Honored Faculty website to read about MSU Endowed Chairs and Faculty as well as MSU Foundation Professors.

MSU Profs Receive Prestigious Research Fellowships

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Matthew Hirn and Kendall Mahn

Two Michigan State University College of Natural Science (NatSci) faculty members – Matthew J. Hirn and Kendall Mahn – have been selected to receive 2016 Alfred P. Sloan…

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MSU Scientist Honored by President Obama

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Amy Ralston

Amy Ralston, Michigan State University assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is among 105 researchers being honored by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early…

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Computational Chemist Wilson Joins MSU

Monday, February 22, 2016
Angela Wilson

Angela Wilson joined MSU in February 2016 as the John A. Hannah Professor of Computational Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. She was recruited to MSU as part…

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Psychology Profs, Former PhD Student Earn National Honors

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Jennifer Watling Neal, assistant professor of psychology, poses outside of the psychology building on Thursday July 1, 2010.

Two members of the faculty in the Department of Psychology and a Ph.D. alumna have received national recognition for their work. Associate professor Jenna Watling Neal (photo above) has been honored…

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Jain Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Monday, February 8, 2016
Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Anil Jain at Michigan State University has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest…

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Dale to be Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows in 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
College of Engineering Building

University Distinguished Professor Bruce E. Dale, of the Michigan State University College of Engineering, will be inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College…

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MSU Researcher Receives Fulbright Global Flex Award

Thursday, January 21, 2016
MSU College of Engineering

A Michigan State University College of Engineering professor will advance off-grid electric power applications in rural China and Ethiopia after receiving a Fulbright Global Flex Award.Abraham Engeda, a…

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Robotics Engineer Tan Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Xiaobo Tan

Michigan State University (MSU) has named Xiaobo Tan an MSU Foundation Professor. Tan, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Smart…

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Thermochemical Energy Researcher Klausner Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
James F. Klausner

Michigan State University (MSU) has named James F. Klausner an MSU Foundation Professor. Klausner, who joined MSU on January 1, 2016, as chair of the Department of Mechanical…

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Plant Scientist Howe Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Gregg Howe

Michigan State University (MSU) plant scientist Gregg Howe has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. Howe, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a…

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