Academic Accolades

Evans Receives Lifetime Contribution Award

John H. Evans III, the Katz Alumni Professor of Accounting and professor of business administration, received the 2019 AAA Lifetime Contribution Award for his 40-plus years of research and teachings of key management accounting issues and other contributions to the profession.

Engineering Team Wins Award for Brain Data Research

The National Science Foundation BIGDATA program awarded $1.2 million to a research team led by the Swanson School of Engineering to study data of complex brain disorders and design algorithms to address computational challenges in multi-site collaborative data mining.

Murphy Earns ‘Educator of the Year’ Honor

Emily Murphy, assistant professor and clinical coordinator in the Physician Assistant Studies Program, won the Pennsylvania PSPA's Physician Assistant Educator of the Year Award.

Petek Honored by American Chemical Society

Hrvoje Petek, R.K. Mellon Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has received the ACS's Ahmed Zewali Award in Ultrafast Science & Technology.

Leland Named Gerontological Society Fellow

Natalie Leland, an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, has been named a fellow of The Gerontological Society of America.

Balaban and Team Report on Havana Embassy Phenomenon

Carey Balaban, professor of otolaryngology in the School of Medicine, and fellow authors released their findings on symptoms reported by U.S. diplomats stationed in Cuba.

3 Professors Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) has appointed professors James Woodward, Jeremy Levy, and Adam Leibovich as members of its 2018 lifetime fellowship cohort.

Pitt Alumna Petrose Named 2019 Rhodes Scholar

Lia Petrose (A&S ’17), who earned degrees in neuroscience and economics at the University of Pittsburgh, has been named a 2019 Rhodes Scholarship winner.

Fullerton Receives Chemical Sciences Award

Susan Fullerton, assistant professor of chemical and petroleum engineering at the Swanson School of Engineering, was one of five recipients of the 2019 Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences.

3 Pitt Researchers Named to National Academy of Medicine

Amy Houtrow and Robert Friedlander, of Pitt’s School of Medicine, and Clifton Callaway, of Pitt’s Department of Emergency Medicine, were recently elected to the National Academiy of Medicine.

Associate Professors Lee and Farzan Receive NSF Award

Adam Lee and Rosta Farzan, associate professors in the School of Computing and Information, received more than $280,000 from the National Science Foundation for privacy work.

Epidemiologist Cauley Wins Prestigious Service Award

Jane A. Cauley, distinguished professor and executive vice chair of the Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, has received the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2018 Shirley Hohl Service Award.

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