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Professor named 2019 Outstanding Researcher at School of Science and Engineering | April 11, 2019
During spring award season, each new year is an opportunity to celebrate the year’s progress and achievements. On April 4, the Tulane School of Science and Engineering (SSE) honored 2019’s outstanding alumni and on April 11, SSE continued the season by honoring mathematics Professor Mac Hyman with the 2019 Outstanding Researcher Award. Read the Full Story

School of Science and Engineering Names Outstanding Researcher | April 11, 2018
Karen Johannesson, a professor of geochemistry and chemical hydrogeology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will receive the Outstanding Researcher Award Thursday, April 12, during the 12th annual School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Research Day. Read the Full Story

Outstanding Researchers Recognized at SSE Research Day | April 7, 2017
At the 11th annual School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Research Day on Thursday (April 6), the college presented its Outstanding Researcher Award to Zhiqiang Mao, the Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics. Read the Full Story

The Future Celebrated: Research Day in the School of Science and Engineering | April 2016
On any given day of the year, innovation and experimentation characterize the research conducted in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane. New publications, insights, and applications arise from researchers in the School on a regular basis, advancing their fields and shaping our world. Yet on one special day each spring, those advances are singled out for special recognition: at the annual SSE Research Day, held this year on April 8. Read the Full Story

A Fundamental Quest for Knowledge | April 16, 2015
Increasingly, scientists are moving away from basic research to focus on translational research, which transitions knowledge directly into clinical applications. But Jeff Tasker, professor of cell and molecular biology, has spent the last 24 years at Tulane University devoted to basic research, proving the importance of the dedicated pursuit of pure knowledge. Read the Full Story

Celebrating Excellence in Research | April 10, 2014
When Chemistry professor Russell Schmehl joined Tulane University in 1982, he considered it a privilege to be a part of a research-focused university. More than 30 years later, he is being honored for his dedication to Tulane, his research, and his students. Read the Full Story

Tulane SSE Honors Outstanding Faculty Researcher and Showcases Student Research Achievements | April 11, 2013
On April 11, the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering held its seventh annual Research Day, recognizing the academic contributions and influential achievements of its faculty and students. Held in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, the gathering commenced with a presentation of the Seventh Annual Outstanding Researcher Award to Dr. Lisa Fauci of the Mathematics department, as well as student awards for exceptional research efforts. Read the Full Story

Physicist has Key to Greener Polymer Manufacturing | April 16, 2012
Dr. Wayne Reed was honored as the 2012 School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Researcher on Thursday, April 12, 2012. Tulane University physicist Wayne Reed says he wants to revolutionize the polymer manufacturing sector, an important component of the global economy. Through his patented technology, Reed and colleagues see a $100 billion opportunity in the $1.2 trillion polymer industry, and the key to helping this industry become greener and more efficient. Read the Full Story

Fortune Smiles on Professor Caught in Quake | March 21, 2011
Dr. Ken Muneoka was honored as the 2011 School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Researcher on Thursday, April 7, 2011. At 2:46 p.m. on March 11, Tulane molecular biologist Ken Muneoka was on a train near Tokyo, heading north to Tohoku University to check on the progress of a research project. He never arrived, and for that bit of providence, he is a very lucky man. Read the Full Story

An Exemplary Scientist | April 13, 2010
Chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Vijay John was honored during a ceremony at the Lavin-Bernick Center as this year's School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Researcher on April 8. Read the Full Story

Chemist Recognized as Outstanding Researcher | April 16, 2009
Michael Herman, professor of chemistry in the School of Science and Engineering, received the 2009 Outstanding Researcher Award during the school’s third-annual Research Day. Read the Full Story

Science and Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award | April 12, 2007
Tulane University’s new School of Science and Engineering presented its first Outstanding Researcher award to physics Professor John Perdew. This event occurred on April 12, 2007 in conjunction with the School of Science and Engineering research day and Board of Advisors activities, held in the new Lavin-Bernick center. Read the Full Story