The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) has recognized E. Bruce Watson, a geochemist and Institute Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with its highest honor, the Roebling Medal, bestowed for scientific eminence in the broad field of mineralogical science.
UK and Chilean scientists are working on a project that will strengthen energy infrastructure to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.
Argonne's Min Si wins Award for Excellence for Early Career Researchers in High Performance Computing through the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
The Southern Risk Management Education Center has announced its top three Projects of Excellence for 2018, and two of the three programs are led by University of Tennessee Extension specialists.
Northeast Ohio Medical University earned top honors for its poster presentation, 'Teaching and Fostering Empathetic Touch and Eye Gaze,' at the Directors of Clinical Skills (DOCS) Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas, Nov. 2, 2018. The poster was presented by Paul Lecat, M.D., professor and internal medicine clerkship clinical experience director, who led a team of University representatives in the study, which gives credence to the importance of touch as a means of showing empathy.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has announced that two teams will share the 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize. A seven-member team affiliated with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is recognized for their paper "Attacking the Opioid Epidemic: Determining the Epistatic and Pleiotropic Genetic Architectures for Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction," and a 12-member team affiliated with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is recognized for their paper "Exascale Deep Learning for Climate Analytics."
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the Seismological Society of America (SSA) are pleased to announce that US Geological Survey research geophysicist Robert W. Graves is the 2019 recipient of the William B. Joyner Lecture Award.
Dr. Scott Bolton, associate vice president of Southwest Research Institute's Space Science and Engineering Division, is being honored with a 2018 American Ingenuity Award from Smithsonian Magazine. Deemed the 'Golden Globes of Intellect,' these awards honor individuals in nine wide-ranging categories.
The Institute of the Engineering and Technology (IET) has awarded Professor Adrian Hilton from the University of Surrey one of its highest honours, the IET Achievement Medal -- one of five awarded in the UK in 2018.
David K. Stevenson, M.D. is the recipient of the 2019 APS John Howland Award, presented by the American Pediatric Society.