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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.

Ultrafast Laser Researcher Dantus Named 
MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Marcos Dantus

Michigan State University (MSU) Distinguished Professor Marcos Dantus has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. Dantus, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics…

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Haka Awarded ‘Lifetime Contribution’ for Accounting Research, Teaching

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Susan Haka

Susan F. Haka, senior associate dean and Ernst & Young professor of accounting, Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, has been given the 2016 AAA Lifetime…

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MSU’s Jain, Narayan Honored as Innovators

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Anil Jain and Ramani Narayan

Two Michigan State University researchers have earned a national honor for being leaders of innovation and invention. Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering,…

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MSU Professor of Photography Receives National Award

Thursday, December 3, 2015
Peter Glendinning

Peter Glendinning, professor of photography in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, has been honored as one of 24 American Society of Media Photographers “Best of…

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Miller Named to Entomological Society of America

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
James Miller

James Miller, MSU entomology professor, has been elected a 2015 Fellow of the Entomological Society of America for his pioneering research in insect physiology, chemical ecology and behavior…

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Four MSU Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Monday, November 23, 2015
Burton, Kirkpatrick, Neubig and Robertson - AAAS fall 2015

This year, four Michigan State University scientists were named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for…

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MSU’S Olomu Receives Peter Reizenstein Award

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Adesuwa Olomu

Adesuwa Olomu (right), professor of medicine in Michigan State University’s College of Medicine, was awarded the Peter Reizenstein Best Paper 2014 Award for the best paper published in…

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MSU Part of Award-Winning, Multi-State ‘Tree Fruit’ Project

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Apples

Michigan State University, along with its 37 partner institutions across North America, received the national 2015 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multi-state Research Award for a project to improve…

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Ken Frank Invested as MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Ken Frank was invested as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 26, 2015. In this video, Professor Frank reviews his latest research on Quantitative Techniques for Studying…

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Michael Leahy Invested as University Distinguished Professor

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dr. Michael Leahy was invested as a University Distinguished Professor by the College of Education on October 26, 2015. In his acceptance speech, Professor Leahy recaps his career…

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