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Academic Senate Awards and Research Grant Winners

Award Recipients

2016-2017 (Past Recipients)

Dr. Fred Spiess Award for Distinguished Senate Service Susan Amussen SSHA
Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching award Anneeth Kaur Hundle SSHA
Distinguished Graduate Teaching/Mentorship award Jan Wallander SSHA
Distinguished Early Career Research award Fred Wolf  Natural Sciences
Distinction in Research award Linda Hirst Natural Sciences
Distinguished Scholarly Public Service award Katherine Steele Brokaw SSHA
Excellence in Faculty Mentorship award Miguel Carreira-Perpinan Engineering
Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching for a Non-Senate Lecturer award Kamal Dulai Natural Sciences

Research Grant Recipients

2016-2017 (Past Recipients)

Principal Investigator

Project Title

School(s)

Changqing Li, Wei-Chun Chin

Time domain x-ray luminescence computed tomography

SOE

Alexander Petersen, Anthony Leroy Westerling

Climate Skeptics - who are they and how are they connected?

SOE

Anand Subramaniam

Incorporation of G-protein-coupled receptor proteins into giant vesicles using an all-aqueous PAPYRUS method

SOE

Min Hwan Lee

Atomic Layer Deposition-based Oxide/Metal Heterostructures for Methane Reforming

SOE

Miguel Carreira-Perpinan

A modern optimization approach to deep neural net compression

SOE

Abel Chuang

Development of Fuel Cell Drone Powered by Hydrogen

SOE

Sachin Goyal

A Novel Perspective on Understanding the Biomechanical Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease with Implications to Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies

SOE

Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

The Other Mexicans: Contemporary Asian-Mexican Cultural Production

SSHA

Tanya Golash-Boza

The Collateral Consequences of Mass Incarceration in a Gentrifying City

SSHA

Haifeng Huang

Measuring Implicit Political Attitudes in an Authoritarian State

SSHA

Rowena Gray

Technological Revolutions and Occupational Change: Electrifying News from the Old Days

SSHA

Greg Wright

The Human Capital Legacy of a Trade Embargo

SSHA

Jitske Tiemensma

The psychological consequences of the imminent drought in California

SSHA

Ben Stokes

Catalytic Reactions of Alkenes & Alkynes Mediated by B2(OH)4 & H2O

SNS

Ryan Baxter, Sayantani Ghosh, Kara McCloskey

Light Activated Delivery Vehicles for Tissue Engineering

SNS, SOE

Jennifer Manilay

Investigating the Role of VHL-Deficiency on B Cell Development

SNS

Lin Tian

Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics in Quantum Simulation

SNS

Michael Dawson, Emily Jane McTavish

Developing Phylogenomic Methods to Resolve the Jellyfish Tree of Life

SNS

Anna Beaudin

Investigation of a Novel Role for IL7rα Signaling in Tissue Resident Macrophage Development

SNS

Tao Ye

Multifunctional Nanoparticle Assemblies for Single Molecule Surface Enhanced Raman Detection

SNS

Teamrat Ghezzehei

Biomimetic Soil Stabilization and Suppression of Fugitive Dust

SNS

Jay Sharping, Raymond Chiao

Optomechanics in Superconducting Radio Frequency Cavities

SNS

Danielle Edwards

Local Landscape Genetics of Local Side-Blotch Lizards

SNS

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Samuel Traina, Peggy O'Day

Role of Fe Oxides in Soil Carbon Sequestration

SNS

Xuecai Ge, Ramendra Saha

Determine the Cell Origin and Epigenetic Control of the Most Malignant Subtype of Medulloblastoma

SNS

Linda Hirst, Kevin Mitchell

Self-mixing Active Fluids

SNS