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2022 Faculty Achievements

 

• Outstanding veterinarian: James Carpenter honored by the American College of Zoological Medicine as the recipient of the Murray E. Fowler Lifetime Achievement Award.

• Excellent educator: Kimberly Kramer named 2022 American Concrete Institute Education Award winner.

• Top teachers: College of Agriculture's Cassandra Jones and Chad Miller recipients of the 2022 U.S. Department of Agriculture Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences.

• Shining star: APDesign's LaBarbara Wigfall earns As Astra Award from Kansas Planning Association.

• Rising star: International student advisor receives NAFSA Region II Rising Star Young Leader Award 

• A vision to lead: Engineering's Stacy Hutchinson serving one-year term as chair of NSF's Engineering Research Visioning Alliance.

• Climate champion: Chuck Rice appointed to expert review panel for Fifth National Climate Assessment.

• High recognition: APLU names Ferraro a 2022 Board on Human Sciences Award winner.

• Elite selection: Personal financial planning's McCoy named co-editor of Financial Planning Review.

• The right note: Music's Wayne Goins writes chapter for new anthology on Black American music.

• Artful read: Rebecca Hackemann-Bahlmann write new book on 3D experimental virtual reality.

• Leadership in action: Trisha Gott named inaugural member of International Leadership Association Committee on the Advancement of Leadership Programs.

• The write way:Multidisciplinary K-State faculty author book about the world of unmanned aerial systems, counter-unmanned aerial systems, underwater unmanned vehicles and space; K-State Salina professor publishes book on computational engineering; and College of Veterinary Medicine's Chengappa pens fourth edition of veterinary microbiology textbook.

• Drawing top finishes: APDesign professors earn honors for work at the Design Communication Association 2022 International Juried Drawing Exhibition.

• 4-H honors for five: Kansas 4-H honors five faculty members for leadership and service to the organization at state and national levels.

• Librarians rule: K-State Libraries employees recognized at Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology.

• Compliments to the chefs:Housing and Dining Services' dietitians recognized in national burger competition.

• Doing good: Postdoctoral researcher receives AAUW fellowship for innovative community service project empowering women, girls.

• Tops in his field: Steinmetz named Critical Criminologist of the Year.

• Career honor: Agronomy's Presley named fellow of Soil and Water Conservation Society.

• American ethnic studies professor to attend select institute.

• International appointment: Economics' Gaulke named fellow at IZA — Institute of Labor Economics.

• Award-winning author: Sociology's Travis Linnemann receives American Society of Criminology's Division on Critical Criminology and Social Justice Book Award.

• Researcher on the rise: Crop Science Society of America recognized Vipan Kumar with its Early Career Award.

• National service: Center on Aging's Laci Cornelison selected for the Moving Forward Coalition for nursing home quality.

• No debate about it: Communications studies professor and debate coach Alex McVey named Kansas Speech Communication Association's Educator of the Year.

• Fantastic financial planner: Megan McCoy wins top paper award from National Council on Family Relations.• Agronomy accolades: American Society of Agronomy names Ciampitti a fellow, honors Rice with Distinguished Service Award.

• Top paper: Two K-State business faculty members co-authors of top paper honor from Academy of Management.

• Write stuff: Briana Nelson authors upcoming book on war deployments and trauma in military couples and families.

• Singing sensation: K-State's Bryan Pinkall performs at Kennedy Center.

• Teacher leader: Leadership's Kerry Priest earn national outstanding teacher award.

• Exceptional professional: Adam Ahlers named fellow of The Wildlife Society.

• Invention success: Recipients of patents, plant variety protection certificates in second quarter of ’22 recognized.

• Cited for excellence: Amir Bahadori receives American Nuclear Society Presidential Citation.

• Wordsmiths: NSF-backed faculty team wins best paper award at national engineering education conference.

• Elite selection: Khosla, Launius selected, attend HERS Institute.

• Leading the way: Legleiter named chair of Midwest region human resources board.

• High honor: Ornelas earns National Council of Architectural Registration Boards' Presidential Medal for Distinguished Service.

• Tops in tech leadership: Gary Pratt finalist for regional CIO of the year honor.

• Way with words: Gloria Freeland earns national communications honors.

• Game on: Civil engineering's Aziz selected for NSF Game Changer Academies.

• Reward for service: Plant pathology's Marty Draper earns divisional Distinguished Service Award from American Phytopathological Society.

• 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.