Mable Fok

Creative Research Medal 2019 Mable Fok, associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, conducts interdisciplinary research that spans system design, hardware implementation and algorithms in an effort to overcome the future crunch in spectral bandwidth. She has identified some of the bandwidth limitations...

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Nathan T. Carter

Creative Research Medal 2019 Nathan T. Carter, associate professor of psychology, is a leading researcher in the fields of industrial-organizational psychology and personality assessment. His work challenges the traditional assumption that higher levels of personality traits—agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability, extraversion and openness—are associated with improved work...

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Justin A. Lavner

Charles B. Knapp Early Career Scholar Award 2019 Justin A. Lavner, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, has advanced our understanding of how marriages change and why some relationships succeed and others struggle. He has focused on the newlywed years as a critical period of...

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Hitesh Handa

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Liza Stepanova

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creative Research Medal 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/3" css=".vc_custom_1586807562420{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="17542" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Liza Stepanova, associate professor of piano in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, conceived a project in 2017 to...

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Marc van Iersel

Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2019 Marc van Iersel is the Vincent J. Dooley Professor of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and has spent more than 20 years supporting the horticulture industry through his research examining crop physiology and smart greenhouse production...

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Holly Sellers

Inventor of the Year Award 2019 Holly Sellers, professor at the Poultry Diagnostic & Research Center, pursues clinical and molecular virology research with an emphasis on viruses that cause respiratory, enteric and musculoskeletal diseases in poultry, focusing on the identification, characterization and control of those viruses....

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Jeffrey Meier

Postdoctoral Research Award 2019 Jeffrey Meier, a postdoctoral research and teaching associate in the Department of Mathematics, addresses the field of low-dimensional topology. “Low-dimensional” generally refers to dimensions less than five, and topology research often probes the structures of spaces by looking at embedded objects in...

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Monica Cartelle Gestal

Postdoctoral Research Award 2019 Monica Cartelle Gestal, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Infectious Diseases, has developed critical expertise in host-pathogen interactions of Bordetella spp., the bacteria that produce pertussis. Whooping cough, as it’s more commonly known, was designated a priority emergence infectious disease...

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Mojtaba S. Fazli

James L. Carmon Award 2019 Mojtaba S. Fazli, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, focuses on developing computational tools for tracking and modeling biological systems on multiple scales. In one project, he uses cutting-edge machine learning and computer vision techniques to observe dynamic motion patterns of...

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