ResearchNews

Category: Awards & Honors

05.13.2022

Iowa State Research Community Recognized with University Honors

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Each year Iowa State recognizes the excellence of faculty and staff in its annual university awards. Honorees for 2022 were announced in an Inside Iowa State article published April 28. Here are the members of the Iowa State research community recognized for their contributions and achievements: Outstanding Achievement in Research The award recognizes a tenured…

05.06.2022

Distinguished Professor Named to National Academy of Sciences

By Dave Gieseke, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Qijing Zhang, a Clarence Harley Covault Distinguished Professor in Veterinary Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Zhang, who also serves as the associate dean of research and graduate studies, is among 120 new members and 30 international members named…

04.25.2022

ISU team receives XPRIZE Carbon Removal milestone award for innovative vision to remove carbon from the atmosphere

By Fred Love, Iowa State University News Service

An Iowa State University research team that helped develop a demonstration-scale pyrolyzer capable of sequestering thousands of tons of carbon dioxide a year has received a prestigious milestone award from XPRIZE Carbon Removal, it was announced on Friday. The milestone prize provides $1 million to the carbon removal team at the Bioeconomy Institute to help…

03.02.2022

2022-2023 Brown Graduate Fellowship Cohort Announced

12 Iowa State University Students Receive $120,000 in Institutional Funding

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Twelve Iowa State University graduate students have been selected to receive $120,000 in Brown Graduate Fellowship Program funding to support strategic university research over the next year. Established in 2011 and administered by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the annual Brown Graduate Fellowship Program is used to advance Iowa State research…

02.17.2022

Iowa State Researchers Receive 2022 Barry Award to Investigate Probiotic Cancer Treatments

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Two Iowa State University researchers have been selected to receive funding from the 2022 Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Program to explore bioengineering probiotics to destroy the types of tumors seen in cancer patients. Administered by the Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the Barry award is given each year…

02.02.2022

Change Agent: Martin Thuo, materials science and engineering

‘Tell me what you want – what properties you want.’

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

This is the latest entry in a series of articles telling the personal stories of Iowa State University faculty and scientists whose work is changing the world for the better. Click here for the complete list of Change Agents. Dhruv Raturi, an Iowa State University doctoral student and worm farmer, pulled clear, plastic boxes out from under…

01.31.2022

World’s largest science society honors six Iowa State researchers for distinguished work

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is honoring six Iowa State University researchers for their work in biology, statistics and physics. The six have been elected to the association’s 2021 class of 564 new AAAS Fellows. They’re being recognized “because of their efforts to advance science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished,” the…

07.13.2021

Iowa State receives $231.1 million in external research funding in FY2021

Total External Funding for University Sets New Benchmark at $559.1 million

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

In Iowa, the vital role research plays – in keeping us healthy, in growing our economy, in maintaining our competitiveness in today’s global market, and in keeping our world sustainable for generations to come – has never been greater. So, it is significant that during the 2021 fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021, the…