Faculty Awards, Page 2

Heather Hunt

Hunt Wins National Continuing Educator Award

Mizzou Engineering Associate Prof. and E-Learning Strategic Initiatives Fellow Heather Hunt in the Department of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering has won the 2020 Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award from the University Professional & Continuing Educator Association (UPCEA).

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Hu among MU faculty members named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Zhiqiang Hu, a professor and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, is one of three MU faculty members named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Chi-Ren Shyu

Shyu Named AMIA Fellow

Chi-Ren Shyu, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and director of the University of Missouri's Institute for Data Science & Informatics, has been named a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

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Hunt Receives Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award

Heather Hunt, an associate professor in Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering Department in the the College of Engineering, took home the Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA).

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BBCE’s Hammond lands distinguished Department of Energy award

Only 73 scientists nationwide — 46 at universities and 27 at national laboratories — received awards in September from the Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program, which is “designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work.”

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MU’s Cheng named top 100 AI researcher in healthcare

There has never been a more important time to uncover new ways that artificial intelligence can improve our health, and Mizzou Engineering Professor Jianlin Cheng is one of the best in the world at using AI to improve healthcare outcomes according to Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA).

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Mizzou Engineering’s Kannan earns major award from UM System

Recently, the UM System announced the winners of its 2019 President’s Awards, which are given by President Mun Choi in recognition of faculty who have done exceptional work to advance the mission of the System. Mizzou Associate Professor of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering Raghuraman Kannan was one of 12 awardees, earning the President’s Award for Economic Development.

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By sharing life lessons, Mizzou’s Rogers shapes future engineers

The mindset of a survivor informs Reg Roger's life’s work as a researcher and educator. And his drive to pass on what he’s learned to future generations of engineers from all backgrounds recently earned him the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award.

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Pfeiffer lauded as Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year

The University of Missouri has long been a champion of interdisciplinary collaboration, taking schools of thought from disparate academic fields and combining them in unexpected ways. Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year recipient Ferris Pfeiffer embraces this philosophy every semester. Pfeiffer, an assistant professor in Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering, teamed up a few years back with Suzanne Burgoyne, an MU Curators’ Professor in Theatre, to incorporate actor-training methods and inspire creativity in engineering students.

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Research success garners Mizzou’s McFarland lofty NSF award

The National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award is a stamp of approval for a nascent faculty researcher. It tells everyone that one of the nation’s leading authorities on science believes in their research and believes it will provide world-class breakthroughs for years to come.