Argentine scientist and TWAS Fellow Victory Alberto Ramos shed new light on the Andes, and is continuing to research the complex history of South America's ancient landscapes. Now he has won the TWAS-Lenovo Award.
Michigan Medicine is among the first recipients to receive the Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence designation from the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The designation recognizes institutions that achieve standards established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for antimicrobial stewardship programs led by infectious diseases physicians and infectious diseases-trained pharmacists.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected three faculty members from Duke University's department of biomedical engineering to its 2017 class of Fellows: Joseph Izatt, the Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Engineering; Nimmi Ramanujam, the Robert W. Carr, Jr. Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the director of the Global Women's Health Technologies Center; and Tuan Vo-Dinh, the Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, professor of chemistry and the director of the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics.
Designers of a new toolkit that assists communities with more standardized, targeted evaluations of food systems were recognized with a distinguished programming award at the 2017 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association's (AAEA) annual meeting in Chicago.
Professor Mooi Choo Chuah of Lehigh University's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science has been named a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Stewart Prager, physicist and long-time fusion energy scientist who was director of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) from 2009 to 2016, has been honored with a 2017 Distinguished Career Award from Fusion Power Associates (FPA). Prager, a leading contributor to the advancement of plasma physics and fusion science, received the award at the 38th annual meeting of FPA held Dec. 6-7 in Washington, D.C. The association provides students, media and the public with information about the status of fusion development and other applications of plasma science.
Mark A. Griswold, PhD, a professor in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors 2017 Fellows Program, the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors.
New York University Professor Bhubaneswar 'Bud' Mishra has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
Insilico Medicine is named as the Top 100 Global Artificial Intelligence Companies for 2018 by CB Insights from 1000+ companies.
World-leading wheat scientist, Dr Cristobal Uauy, has been awarded the prestigious Research Medal by The Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE).