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The Tulane School of Science and Engineering celebrates the accomplishments of Science and Engineering Faculty and Staff each spring. This year, awards were presented on Tuesday, May 2 at the Audubon Tea Room. Congratulations to all the recipients!

For a copy of the event program, click here.  

List of Awardees: 

Early Career Professor - All Around

Recognizes an Assistant Professor for their contribution to the school’s mission: research, teaching, and service.

Emily Farrer, PhD
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Early Career Professor - Research

Recognizes an Assistant Professor for their significant research accomplishments. 

Sönke Dangendorf, PhD
River-Coastal Science and Engineering

Distinguished Professor - All Around

Recognizes a tenured Professor for their contribution to the school’s mission: research, teaching, and service.

Ricardo Cortez, PhD
Mathematics

Distinguished Professor - Research

Recognizes a tenured Professor for their significant research accomplishments. 

Shusheng Wang, PhD
Cell and Molecular Biology

Henry L. Bart, Jr., PhD
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Diversity and Outreach

Recognizes a faculty member for deep and sustained commitment to outreach and diversity as an important part of Tulane’s educational mission, as demonstrated by academic and outreach programs that show intellectual excellence and diversity in service, teaching, and scholarship. 

Michelle Hewlett Sanchez, PhD
Physics and Engineering Physics
Center for K-12 STEM Education

Michael Cunningham, PhD
Psychology 
Office of the Provost

Service

Recognizes exemplary service contributions to the School of Science and Engineering, Tulane, and/or the profession.

Ramgopal Mettu, PhD
Computer Science

Teaching

Recognizes exemplary teaching contributions.

Michael Dancisak, PhD
Biomedical Engineering

Nicholas Mattei, PhD
Computer Science

Dean’s Excellence

Recognizes a staff member for outstanding contribution to the school’s mission- directed towards administration, research, student engagement/teaching, or service/outreach.

Jessica Stephenson
Chemistry

Distinguished Career

Recognizes a staff member for outstanding contribution to the school’s mission over a period of a career- directed towards administration, research, student engage-ment/teaching, or service/outreach.

Sherrie P. Calogero
Neuroscience

2023 SSE Awards