Salih Can Açıksöz, an assistant professor of anthropology in the UCLA College, has been awarded the Fatema Mernissi Book Award.
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Paul Barber, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is one of 14 new members.
Keriann Backus, assistant professor of biological chemistry at UCLA, has been chosen as a 2020 Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering.
Jonathan Kao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a director’s new innovator award from the National Institutes of Health.
Michael Stenstrom, UCLA distinguished professor of civil and environmental engineering, was recognized as an Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors.
Achuta Kadambi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, received the honor.
Rafail Ostrovsky, distinguished professor of computer science, will work on the committee which will assess national security and intelligence scenarios.
Maryanne Wolf, distinguished professor of education, is now part of the of 80 scientists from around the world.
Melissa Spencer, professor of neurology and neuromuscular program director, has received a five-year, grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Arash Amini, assistant professor of statistics in the UCLA College, received the award from the NSF’s division of mathematical sciences.
Judea Pearl has received the Classic AI Paper Award for his paper “Temporal Constraint Networks” along with coauthors Rina Dechter and and Itay Meiri.
Richard Kaner, UCLA’s Dr. Myung Ki Hong Professor of Materials Innovation, has received the honor.
Lauren Lee McCarthy, associate professor in the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, is one of 11 artists chosen for this honor.
Asad Madni was one of only three people elected as an international fellow.
Dr. Keith Vossel said: “Our plan is to grow the center’s expertise in areas of neuroimaging, stem cell biology and precision medicine.”
Ella Haselswerdt, assistant professor of classics, has been honoroed for her article “Sound and Sublime in Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus: The Limits of Representation.”
The first annual Hawthorne Award was named after boron research pioneer M. Frederick Hawthorne.
Jennifer Steinkamp, Los Angeles-based media and installation artist, will be featured in two exhibitions opening this month.
Tom Bradbury,distinguished professor of clinical psychology, has been awarded the Ernest W. Burgess Award from the National Council on Family Relations.
Dr. Antoni Ribas, director of the Tumor Immunology Program at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the award for his work on malignant melanoma.
Sharon Traweek, associate professor of gender studies and history, has received the prestigious Bernal prize.
The five-year, $2.4 million award will help Alice Soragni and Paul Boutros better understand why various treatments fail or succeed.
Magali Delmas, professor in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, was honored by the Academy of Management.
Song Li, professor of bioengineering and bioengineering department chair, received a $149,916 grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Vickie Mays has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Carl Taube Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Mental Health.