Previous Recipients of the University Research Council Award

2015 Recipients

No awards were given in 2015

2014 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Lily Hoang, Department of English
  • Jessica Perea Houston, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Michelle Salazar Pérez, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Distinguished Career Award

  • Michael R. Hyman, Department of Marketing
  • Steve Stochaj, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

2013 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Wenxin Liu, Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Pierre Wilbert Orelus, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Distinguished Career Award

  • Tiziana Giorgi, Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bernd Leinauer, Department of Extension Plant Sciences

2012 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Cathy Kinzer, Curriculum & Instruction
  • Hongmei Luo, Chemical Engineering
  • Stephen Rice, Psychology
  • Carmen Giménez Smith, English

2011 Recipients

Early Career Team Award

  • Wesley Eaton & Ryan Herbon, Manufacturing Technology & Engineering Center

Early Career Award

  • Satyajayant Misra, Computer Science

Distinguished Career Award

  • Shuguang Deng, Chemical Engineering
  • Kathryn A. Hanley, Biology

2010 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Collin Payne, Department of Marketing

Distinguished Career Award

  • Dennis Hallford, Department of Animal & Range Sciences
  • David Voelz, Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering

2009 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Eric Butcher, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Jeremy Smith, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Meghan Starbuck, Department of Economics & International Business

Distinguished Career Award

  • Katherine Giles, Department of Geological Sciences

2008 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Jason Ackelson, Department of Government
  • Elizabeth Horodowich, Department of History

Distinguished Career Award

  • Jesus J. Barquet, Department of Languages & Linguistics
  • David M. Boje, Department of Management
  • Harriet Kramer Linkin, Department of English

2007 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Barbara Chamberlin, University Communications & Marketing Service
  • Shuguang Deng, Department of Chemical Engineering

Distinguished Career Award

  • William Eamon, Honors College
  • Desh Ranjan, Department of Computer Science

2006 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Christopher Brown, Department of Geography
  • Igor Sevostianov, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Distinguished Career Award

  • Jeffrey B. Arterburn, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Kirk McDaniel, Department of Animal & Range Science

2005 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Haobin Wang, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Debra Knapp, Department of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

Distinguished Career Award

  • Vincent Gutschick, Department of Biology
  • Stephen Horan, Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Enrico Pontelli, Department of Computer Science

2004 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • Jeff Amato, Department of Geological Sciences
  • Son Cao Tran, Department of Computer Science

Distinguished Career Award

  • Gary Eiceman, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Zohrab Samani, Department of Civil & Geological Engineering

2003 Recipients

Early Career Award

  • David Juaregui, Department of Civil & Geological Engineering
  • Heinz Nakotte, Department of Physics

Distinguished Career Award

  • Jeanne Gleason, Department of Agricultural Communications
  • James Herndon, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

2002 Recipients

  • Nirmala Khandan, Civil & Geological Engineering
  • Greg Mack, Geological Sciences
  • Jesus Barquet, Spanish
  • Sergei Smirnov, Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Paul Bosland, Agronomy & Horticulture
  • Anatoly Klypin, Astronomy
  • Jaime Ramirez–Angulo, Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Alberto Rodriguez, Curriculum & Instruction