Jessica Hay, assistant professor of psychology, was recently awarded a five-year, $1.3 million dollar NIH grant for “Infant Statistical Learning: Resilience, Longevity, and Specificity.”
Scholar of the Week News
Tracie Woidtke, professor of finance, recently received a research grant from the Manhattan Institute for Public Policy and was one of two featured panelists at the September 2015 Proxy Monitor conference sponsored by the Manhattan Institute. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Woidtke as its Scholar of the Week.
Shigetoshi Eda, associate professor in forestry, wildlife, and fisheries, studies immunology and diagnosis of an infectious disease in animals, called Johne’s disease.
Beauvais Lyons, Chancellor’s Professor in the School of Art , and Diane Fox, senior lecturer in the College of Architecture and Design, are featured in an exhibition Connections: Diane Fox and Beauvais Lyons at the Fine Arts Museum at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, through January 15.
Vitaly Ganusov, assistant professor of microbiology, recently had a paper accepted for publication in the journal PLoS Computational Biology.
Charles Sims is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and a Faculty Fellow in the Baker Center. His research involves the management of systems that couple humans and nature and involve uncertainty, with particular emphasis on natural resources, invasive species, endangered species, and public land management.
Wes Hines, Postelle Professor and head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, was recently elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society.
Christian Vossler is a professor and Robert Bohm Scholar in the Department of Economics.
Sarah Lebeis, assistant professor of microbiology, works on plant-microbe interactions and plant innate immunity. Recently an article she wrote was accepted for publication in Science, a leading journal for scientific publication. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Lebeis as its Scholar of the Week.
Klaus Blache, director of UT’s Reliability and Maintainability Center, recently presented the keynote address at a conference on Technology Adoption in Industry in Seattle. The meeting was attended by global technology experts and corporate leaders in the field. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Blache as its Scholar of the Week.