Academic Accolades

Godley Recognized with Teacher Development Award

Amanda Godley, vice provost for graduate studies, received the 2020 Richard A. Meade Award from the National Council of Teachers of English for “outstanding research in English and language arts teacher development.”

Chong Joins Open Science Fellows Program

Lillian Chong, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been chosen as one of five members of the 2020 Silicon Therapeutics Open Science Fellows Program.

NSF Grant Funds Madison's Research Efforts

Michael Madison, professor of law, is co-leading The Governing Knowledge Commons Project research collaborative, which received a National Science Foundation award to support efforts to build a research coordination network.

Whitfield Receives NIMH Health Grant

Assistant Professor Darren Whitfield received a $443,533 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the relationship between psychosocial factors and adherence and persistence to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among young Black gay, bisexual and other men.

Shroff Inducted as IAMBE Fellow

Sanjeev Shroff, distinguished professor and Gerald E. McGinnis Chair of Bioengineering, was elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Audrey Murrell to Serve on PWSA Board

Acting Dean of the Pitt Honors College and professor of business administration Audrey J. Murrell was nominated by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to serve on the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority board of directors.

Hatridge Part of Grant Supporting Quantum Computing Center

Michael Hatridge, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been named a co-investigator in a $115 million DOE Office of Science initiative to advance quantum computing research.

Jackie Smith Receives Fulbright for Her Research

Jackie Smith, professor in the Department of Sociology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Canada.

Goldberg Named to RESNA Board

Mary Goldberg, an associate professor in SHRS, was elected to the national board of directors for the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America.

Hornbostel Named Fellow at RCSA

The Research Corporation for Science Advancement has named Katherine Hornbostel, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science, as a fellow for Scialog: Negative Emissions Science.

Murrell Appointed Editor of Study Abroad Journal

Audrey J. Murrell, acting dean of the University Honors College, will serve as incoming editor of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad.

Mendez Earns National Recognition

Dara Mendez, assistant professor of epidemiology, has been honored with the 2020 Award for Effective Practice at the Community Level.

NIH Awards Bondi $1.4 Million to Study TBI

Corina Bondi, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Newman Wins Heart Association Prize

Anne B. Newman, Graduate School of Public Health, was awarded the American Heart Association's 2020 Clinical Research Prize.

Bayles Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Taryn Bayles, vice chair for undergraduate education and professor of chemical and petroleum engineering, has been honored with the ASEE 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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