Donald M. Thea, M.D., MSc, professor of Global Health at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and director of the MD/MPH dual degree program at Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health, was recognized with a 2019 Alumni Award from Antioch College.
Michelle Long, M.D., M.Sc., assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has been awarded a three-year, $495,000 Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) garnered four prizes with two outstanding innovations at the Silicon Valley International Invention Festival (SVIIF) 2019.
Harnessing light and genetics, the approach illuminates and modulates the activity of neurons, enables study of brain function and behavior, sets stage for optogenetic therapies.
Dr. Phil Evans is honored with the National Breast Cancer Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Diane Jones Allen, director of the Landscape Architecture program in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs at The University of Arlington, has been elected to the American Society of Landscape Architects' Council of Fellows.
Three professors receive Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Candace Walkington, an associate professor in Teaching and Learning at SMU (Southern Methodist University), is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Announced by the White House, the award is the highest honor bestowed by the US government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
Callie Babbitt, an associate professor in RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has received a Fulbright US Scholar Program award to study sustainable solutions that will address the growing challenge of food waste management along Croatia's Adriatic coast.
Professor Yuedong Wang is elected to the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.