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Faculty and Department Kudos (Spring/Summer 2022)

Additional award, research and presentation information can be found on the CAS Accolades website.

Biological Sciences

April - Dr. James Adelman awarded $118,272 from Virginia Tech with the National Institutes of Health.

April - Dr. Thomas Sutter awarded $215,250 from the National Institutes of Health.

Feb - Dr. Michael Kennedy, awarded $10,000 from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. 

Center for Advancement of Youth (CAYD: Socialwork) 

Feb - Dr. Gregory Washington, awarded $250,757 from the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis. 

Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) 

May - Dr. Thomas Goebel awarded $549,995 from the U.S. Department of Energy.

March - Dr. Thomas Goebel awarded $619,996 from the National Science Foundation and $30,000 from the Southern California Earthquake Center with the National Science Foundation. 

March - Dr. Robert Smalley awarded $59,359 from the U.S. Geological Survey. 

March - Dr. Mitchell Withers awarded $702,675 from the U.S. Geological Survey. 

Chemistry 

May - Dr. Abby Parrill-Baker awarded $59,138 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health.

Feb - Dr. Kensha Clark, awarded $590,000 from the National Science Foundation. 

Computer Science 

May - Dr. Lan Wang awarded $101,566 from Peraton Labs Inc.

March - Dr. Thomas Watson awarded $87,652 from the National Science Foundation. 

Feb - Dr. Lan Wang, awarded $906,190 from Perspecta Labs Inc. with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. 

Feb - Dr. Kan Yang, awarded $1,261,161 from the National Science Foundation. 

Earth Sciences 

May - Dr. Arleen Hill awarded $47,298 from Vanderbilt University in collaboration with the National Science Foundation.

Feb - Dr. Daniel Larson, awarded $32,000 from the City of Collierville. 

Physics and Materials Science

April - Dr. Francisco Muller-Sanchez awarded $134,566 from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

March - Dr. Mohamed Laradji awarded $102,822 from the National Science Foundation. 
 
March - Joanne Rhodes awarded $15,000 from Vanderbilt University with the National Aeronautics and Space Admin. 

Psychology

April - Dr. Xiangen Hu awarded $220,843 from the U.S. Department of Defense with the United States Army Research Laboratory.

April - Dr. James Murphy awarded $36,814 from the University of Kansas Center for Research with the National Institutes of Health and $13,919 from the University of Kansas Center for Research with the National Institutes of Health.

April - Dr. John Sabatini awarded $13,760 from the Manhattan Strategy Group.

March - Dr. James Murphy awarded $315,140 from the National Institutes of Health. 

Feb - Dr. James Murphy,  awarded $36,112 from Washington State University with the National Institutes of Health. 

Feb - Dr. John Sabatini, awarded $39,925 from the Educational Testing Service with the U.S. Department of Education. 

Public and Non-Profit Administration

April - Dr. Elizabeth Gillespie awarded $8,755 from the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis.

March - Dr. Susan Elswick awarded $4,000 from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. 

Public Safety Institute 

Feb - Bill Gibbons, awarded $35,000 from the Shelby County Government. 

Sociology 

March - Dr. Wesley James awarded $234,489 from the Delta Health Alliance with the U.S. Department of Education. 

World Languages and Literatures

May - Dr. Diana Ruggiero awarded $29,997 from the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Past Kudos