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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)

National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

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.

Gemma Reguera Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Gemma Reguera Research

Michigan State University microbiologist Gemma Reguera has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM), the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology…

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Glendinning Returns to South Africa as a Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Glendinning Returns to South Africa as a Fulbright Scholar

Twenty years after he first traveled to South Africa, Peter Glendinning, Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, has returned as a Fulbright Scholar to…

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MSU Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
MSU top producer of Fulbright scholars

Michigan State University is a top producer of Fulbright scholars from colleges and universities in the United States for 2018-19. With seven scholars receiving Fulbright awards for this…

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MSU Professor Named Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Friday, February 8, 2019

Karim Chatti of Michigan State University has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE, the country’s oldest national engineering society. Chatti is a…

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Grant Award Allows Research on a New Approach to Treat Rare Cancer

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Jetze Tepe, a Michigan State University chemist, is the recipient of a highly competitive 2019 Brian D. Novis Senior Research Grant from the International Myeloma Foundation, or IMF. The $80,000 grant…

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Lawrence Drzal Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Lawrence Drzal, professor at Michigan State University‘s College of Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors class of 2018. Drzal is a University Distinguished…

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Ornithologist Named Editor of Prestigious Journal

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Catherine Lindell

Catherine Lindell, Michigan State University ornithologist, was named the 15th editor in chief of The Condor: Ornithological Applications, one of two peer-reviewed journals published by the American Ornithological Society, or…

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India Recognizes MSU Professor for Work in Advancing Fire Safety

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Engineering Building

Venkatesh Kodur, Michigan State University professor in the College of Engineering, was honored for his work in advancing fire safety in concrete materials and structural systems during two…

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Singh Named Visiting Fellow at Oxford University

Monday, January 14, 2019
Singh

Professor of English Jyotsna Singh, Professor of Renaissance Literature in the Department of English, has been elected Visiting Fellow at Oxford University – St. Catherine’s College. She will…

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Angela Wilson Elected Chair-elect of AAAS Chemistry Section

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Chemistry Building

Angela Wilson, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of computational chemistry at Michigan State University, has been elected chair-elect of the chemistry section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science,…

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