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Students Olivia Asare and Naomi Lewis and faculty members Kristy Burkholder and Howard Schweber were honored for their achievements.
The awards are made possible by proceeds from UW research licensed by WARF.
UW biochemistry Provessor Judith Simcox has been named to the first cohort of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program in recognition of her outstanding early-career commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in science in research.
This professorship fund, named for Chancellor Emerita Rebecca Blank's husband, recognizes recently tenured faculty with stellar research and teaching records and a commitment to service.
Jo Handelsman and Shannon Stahl are among 120 scientists elected this year. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.
Three UW–Madison Faculty in the College of Letters & Science and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences have won 2023 Guggenheim fellowships.
Vilas Research Professorships are granted to UW–Madison faculty with proven research ability and unusual qualifications and promise.
Extraordinary members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have received awards supported by the generosity of the Vilas trustees in three categories.
Being honored are Andrew Buller, assistant professor of chemistry, and Jose Israel Rodriguez, assistant professor of mathematics.
Professor of Botany Katherine McCulloh will hold the inaugural appointment created to honor Blank's leadership and service and to celebrate recently tenured faculty who mirror her commitment to UW–Madison.
Six UW–Madison researchers are among the 506 scientists, engineers and innovators honored in this year's awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor that annually recognizes some of UW–Madison's finest educators.
UW professors Susan Hagness, Jo Handelsman and Justin Williams have been named fellows of the National Academy of inventors.
Research into sustainable pathways for chemical and fuel manufacturing won Marcel Schreier a 2022 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.
Historian and UW–Madison faculty member Monica Kim has been awarded a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship, also known as a "genius grant," for her work uncovering the experiences of ordinary people caught in war and complicating conventional narratives of conflict.
The UW–Madison professor's multidisciplinary approach to studying chemical and biophysical systems earned a $2.5 million award from the philanthropic organization founded by the former CEO of Google.
Steve Carpenter, one of the world’s foremost lake ecologists, has been awarded an international prize for scientific research that has helped provide solutions to global environmental problems.
Seventeen professors were named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships, nine professors received Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Awards; and six professors received Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Awards.
Thirty-two members of the UW–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, spanning the arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.