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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)

MSU’s Dargazany Gets American Chemistry Society Grant

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Roozbeh Dargazany

Michigan State University engineering scholar Roozbeh Dargazany has earned an American Chemistry Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator grant for his research into stopping the degradation and…

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MSU’s Deb, Student Earn International IEEE Award

Friday, June 23, 2017
Himanshu Jain (L) and Kalyanmoy Deb (R)

Kalyanmoy Deb, Koenig Endowed Chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his student co-author, Himanshu Jain, received the “IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award”…

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MSU Faculty Named to Big Ten Academic Leadership Program

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Front row, left to right: Sonja Fritzsche, Nwando Achebe, and Melissa McDaniels. Back row, left to right: Theodore H. Curry II (Associate Provost & Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources), Andrew Christlieb, and Thomas Jeitschko.

Five MSU faculty and academic administrators were recently named 2017-18 Fellows in the Academic Leadership Program of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. The Academic Leadership Program provides intensive…

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MSU’s Last is President-Elect of National Plant Biologists Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Robert Last

Robert Last, an MSU Barnett Rosenberg Professor, has been elected president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). Last, a professor in the MSU Departments of Biochemistry…

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MSU’s Lenski Elected to European Molecular Biology Group

Monday, June 19, 2017
Richard Lenski

Richard Lenski, Michigan State University John Hannah Distinguished Professor and evolutionary biologist renowned for his E. coli Long-Term Experimental Evolution Project, has been elected an associate member of…

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MSU’s Levine Gets 2017 Physical Chemistry Lectureship Award

Thursday, June 15, 2017
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Benjamin G. Levine, assistant professor of chemistry in the Michigan State University College of Natural Science, was selected as the Journal of Physical Chemistry (JPC) A/PHYS Lectureship Winner…

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MSU’s Li Gets Jackson Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy Award

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
MSU professor Hui Li.

Hui Li, an associate professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), is the recipient of the 2017 Jackson Soil Chemistry…

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Holt Named Fellow of Netherlands Cybercrime Institute

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Thomas Holt

Thomas Holt, professor in the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice has been named a fellow of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law…

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MSU’s Boughman Elected VP of Evolution Group

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Jenny Boughman

MSU integrative biologist Jenny Boughman has been elected vice president of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE). The SSE is the premier international professional society for…

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Coursaris Selected to Work with the University of the Aegean

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Constantino Coursaris

Constantinos Coursaris, associate chair for Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, was awarded a fellowship by The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Greece to…

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