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2022 Faculty Achievements

• Coveted scholar: English's Shirley Tung adds fourth prestigious fellowship for sabbatical research.

• Fulbright trio: K-State chemist to serve as Fulbright scholar in Hungary; ag economist to serve in Brazil; and operations and supply chain management professor to serve in Nigeria.

• Exceptional engineer: Amy Betz named fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

• International expert: Distinguished Professor Edgar Chambers IV to serve on Spanish research board.

• Select service: Plant pathology's John Leslie named Jefferson Science Fellow.

• Just published: K-State Salina's Randall Nichols teams up for "Drone Delivery of CBNRECy — Dew Weapons: Emerging Threats of Mini-Weapons of Mass Destruction and Disruption."

• Patent power: Faculty members turn discoveries into new patents.

• National leader: Barbara Anderson elected president of Interior Design Educators Foundation Inc.

• Championing forensics: Darren Epping receives Distinguished Service Award from prestigious forensics organization.

• Standout presenters: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment's Liu and Ning receive best presentation award from international research group.

• Tops in their fields: Three agronomy professors earn elite fellow status.

• Career honors: Stu Duncan, agronomy professor emeritus named 2022 cotton specialist of the year, while Clenton Owensby receives lifetime achievement award from range management society.

• Best in his field: Brandon Haddock receives Distinguished Service Award from Kansas Geographic Alliance.

• Prestigious honor: K-State researchers receive international award in biomedicine.

• Leadership potential: Two Human Capital Services staffers selected for Emerging Leaders Network program.

• Cross-campus collaboration: English Language Program, Department of Aerospace Studies and K-State Salina develop aviation course for Panamanian aeronaval forces.

• National recognition: College of Education Professional Development School Network receives Award for Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement.

• Just published: Pascal Hitzler authors book on neuro-symbolic artificial intelligence; Andrew Barkley releases released "Imperfect Heroes: Teaching in Challenging Times to Motivate Student Achievement." • Career recognition: Gurpreet Singh named fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

• Rising star: Engineering's Hongyu Wu receives NSF CAREER award for power grid defense research.

• Worthy read: English's Mary Kohn earns prestigious book award from Linguistic Society of America.

• Talented trainer: Regional organization recognizes Vardiman as most distinguished athletic trainer for 2021.

• Sunflower tribute: Ron Wilson pens poem read in Kansas Day video from Kansas Tourism.

• Elite scientist: Marcellus Caldas named fellow by American Association for the Advancement of Science, and earns prestigious Enlaces Award from Latin American Geographers.

• Caring about Kansas: Ron Wilson earns We Kan! Award from Kansas Sampler Foundation.

• Prize position: APDesign's Wendy Ornelas selected for prestigious AIA Honors Award jury.