Sun Joo “Grace” Ahn

Charles B. Knapp Early Career Scholar Award 2017 Sun Joo “Grace” Ahn, assistant professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, studies how user experiences in virtual worlds shape and transform individual attitudes and behaviors in the physical world. Ahn was among the first...

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Richard Chandler

Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award 2017 Richard Chandler, assistant professor of wildlife ecology and management, researches how to narrow the divide between ecological theory and application to advance knowledge about wildlife population dynamics and enhance conservation efforts. His unique approach fuses theoretical models with...

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Jamie Kreiner

Michael F. Adams Early Career Scholar Award 2017 Jamie Kreiner, assistant professor of history, is an accomplished historian of the early Middle Ages. Her research focuses on the mechanics of culture, including how medieval communities thought that knowledge and commitments were communicated, adopted and affected by...

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Biao He

[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] Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 [/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_1586813173915{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="17830" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Biao He, GRA Distinguished Investigator and the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine, is a...

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Matt Hauer

Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2017 Matt Hauer, a recent doctoral graduate in geography, has academic training spanning sociology, demography and population geography, or “spatial demography.” He displays remarkable acumen in identifying timely policy-relevant research topics and is recognized for his dissertation, which explored sea level rise...

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Charles Adron Farris III

Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2017 Charles Adron Farris III, a recent doctoral graduate in theatre and performance studies with a certificate in Native American Studies, is recognized for his contributions to the study of indigenous American theater and performance. His dissertation was the first intensive study...

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Brian Crawford

Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2016 Brian Crawford, a recent doctoral graduate in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, is recognized for his dissertation, which integrated creative field research, ecological population modeling, assessments of stakeholder attitudes toward management and stakeholder-based structured decision-making. He was instrumental...

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Nickolas Castro

Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2017 Nickolas Castro, a recent doctoral graduate in mathematics, distinguished himself by making a major breakthrough in mathematics in his thesis on decomposition of smooth 4-manifolds, a 4-dimensional space like the space-time universe we live in. His research has proved essential for...

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Hannah Bullock

Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2017 Hannah Bullock, a recent doctoral graduate in microbiology, is recognized for the new insights her research has provided into a major pathway of the ocean sulfur cycle. Her work focuses on the metabolism by marine bacteria of an organosulfur compound named...

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Hongmin Chen

Postdoctoral Research Award 2017 Hongmin Chen, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemistry, is recognized for his contributions to the engineering of nanoparticles for imaging and therapy. Two projects are related to the synthesis and use of nanoparticles for imaging and cancer treatment. In one...

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