Tufts University has been selected to join the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of America's leading research universities noted for their accomplishments in education, research, and innovation.
Dr. Stephen Fuselier, executive director of Southwest Research Institute's Space Science Directorate, was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Svitlana Kroll, a principal scientist in Southwest Research Institute's Powertrain Engineering Division, has been selected to receive the Forest R. McFarland Award, presented by SAE International, whose mission is to advance mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity.
Ridiane Denis, BS, RN, MD, director of clinical research and operations at BU's Clinical & Translational Science Institute, has received a 2021 Perkins Award for distinguished service to the University. Denis is one of three winners of this annual award administered by BU's Faculty Council.
Fadie Coleman, PhD, assistant professor of medical sciences and education at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has been awarded a 2021 Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is one of two recipients to receive one of BU's highest teaching honors.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today named Ayanna Howard, dean of The Ohio State University College of Engineering, as the 2021-2022 ACM Athena Lecturer. Howard is recognized for fundamental contributions to the development of accessible human-robotic systems and artificial intelligence, along with forging new paths to broaden participation in computing through entrepreneurial and mentoring efforts.
Research from Carnegie Mellon University may soon help Twitter run faster and more efficiently. A team from the university worked with Twitter to develop Segcache to make better use of DRAM cache.
New, annual award recognizes the best manuscript focused on cardiovascular disease and stroke in women and published in one of the American Heart Association's 12 scientific journals. The inaugural award will be presented during the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2021. The manuscripts considered for the 2021 Award will be selected from the Go Red collection of research on women and cardiovascular disease and published in one of the Association's 12 scientific journals between June 1, 2020 and May 29, 2021.
Melanie Wood, is one of two recipients of this year's Alan T. Waterman Award, the organization's most prestigious prize for scientists under 40 in the US.
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has announced that James (Jim) G. Anderson is the recipient of the organization's highest honor and only international prize, the 2021 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences. Anderson, the Philip S. Weld Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, was chosen for his ground-breaking measurements of the free radicals that drive atmospheric chemistry and for his foundational work to form global agreements to protect the vulnerable stratospheric ozone layer.