Mayo Clinic has been named a Center of Excellence by Angioma Alliance for treatment and research into cerebral cavernous angiomas.
Dennis S. Charney, M.D., Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs at Mount Sinai Health System, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The election of Dereje Agonafer, Jenkins Garrett Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington, to the National Academy of Inventors brings the number of NAI Fellows at UTA to 12. This marks the highest number of NAI Fellows at any university in Texas.
On Dec. 8 the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) hosted the finals of Conversational Intelligence Challenge. The challenge was organized within the collaboration of AI research universities.
As 2017 comes to a close, TWAS has named the winners of some its most prestigious prizes. One is a geoscientist whose works supports awareness of geological hazards in the Andes. Others focus on health, medicinal plants and novel theories of human economic behavior.
The Tribology Trust will present VTT's Professor Kenneth Holmberg with the most highly prized award in the field, the Tribology Gold Medal Award, for his long-standing, major achievements in material and friction research.
MSU Professor Emeritus Barry Jacobsen discovered a strain of bacteria that is the active ingredient in LifeGard, a biopesticide that industry leaders are recognizing as one of the best on the market.
A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator.
The results made audiences gasp: Five percent of all the nitrogen in the Gulf of Mexico comes from Minnesota and 11 percent comes from Iowa. Few people thought it was possible for such small patches of land to have major effects on enormous bodies of water. These and other eye-popping findings were possible only after the publication of a 1996 paper in Biogeochemistry that is the recipient of ASLO's 2018 John H. Martin Award.
UCSB optical engineer Daniel J. Blumenthal named a 2017 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.