UGA researcher

Steve Kogan

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UGA researcher at landfill

Jenna Jambeck

Creative Research Medal 2016 Jenna Jambeck, associate professor of engineering, is recognized for her groundbreaking work on waste management and marine debris. Over the last three years, she led a collaborative research initiative that, for the first time, rigorously quantified the amount of mismanaged plastic that...

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UGA researcher in lab

Vanessa Ezenwa

Creative Research Medal 2016 Vanessa Ezenwa, associate professor of ecology and infectious diseases, is internationally recognized for her research on the consequences of parasite coinfection. Ezenwa has helped bring a new perspective to this burgeoning discipline by using a combination of longitudinal and experimental field studies...

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Pete Bettinger

Creative Research Medal 2016 Pete Bettinger, professor of forestry and natural resources, is known and widely respected for his extensive contributions to the development and application of forest planning and resource assessment models. These models are critically important for land management and the sustainable use of forest...

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UGA researcher

Michelle vanDellen

Charles B. Knapp Early Career Scholar Award 2016 Michelle vanDellen, assistant professor of psychology, is a highly productive and engaged scholar who studies the psychological and social aspects of self-regulation—the means by which people order their lives and control their behavior. Her dissertation research was the first...

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Nina Wurzburger

Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award 2016 Nina Wurzburger, assistant professor of ecology, has an established track record of excellent scholarship focused on the biogeochemical processes of land ecosystems. Some of her most important and novel achievements come from research in tropical forests, which play...

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UGA researcher

Cody Marrs

Michael F. Adams Early Career Scholar Award 2016 Cody Marrs, assistant professor of English, is an accomplished junior scholar and author of the recently published book Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War. In it, Marrs analyzes the writings of four major authors—Frederick Douglass, Herman...

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UGA researcher

Mark Jackwood

Inventor's Award 2016 Mark Jackwood, the J.R. Glisson Professor of Avian Medicine and head of the department of population health, studies respiratory viruses including avian coronavirus, infectious bronchitis virus and avian influenza virus. His work involves the use of molecular techniques for the identification, characterization, and...

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UGA researcher in the field

Valentine Nzengung

Academic Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2016 Valentine Nzengung, professor of environmental geochemistry and founder of MuniRem Environmental, LLC has been working for over 15 years to move innovative environmental remediation technologies from the academic laboratory to the field.  His research interests include the development and...

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