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Lisa Freeman
Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can be nominated by any current or retired NIU faculty member from any department;...
President John Peters
NIU President John G. Peters invites the entire university community to join him in congratulating the newly named Board of Trustees Professors, Presidential Teaching Professors, Presidential Research Professor, Presidential Engagement Professor, and the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Instruction Award. A reception in their honor is planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 22,...
Biologist Elizabeth Gaillard, geographer Wei Luo and physicist Philippe Piot
Chemist Elizabeth Gaillard, geographer Wei Luo and physicist Philippe Piot have been named recipients of the 2013 Presidential Research Professor, Northern Illinois University’s top recognition for outstanding research and artistry. “Each of the individuals selected for this honor is recognized as a leader and innovator in their fields,” said Lisa Freeman, NIU Vice President for...
Elizabeth Gaillard
Over the next two decades, the number of Americans with macular degeneration is expected to double, to more than 24 million. NIU’s Elizabeth Gaillard is working to slow, or stop, that process. During her 16 years as a professor the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Biological Sciences at NIU, Gaillard has established herself as...
Wei Luo
Mention geography and most people think of things like states, capitals, mountains and rivers. NIU geographer Wei Luo gets even more fundamental, spending a great deal of time also pondering time and space. Using geographic information systems, remote sensing, computer modeling, statistics and machine learning to ponder those factors, Luo has built a career that traverses...
Philippe Piot
Philippe Piot is working toward a day when the mammoth charged particle accelerators that allow scientists to peer into subatomic depths, can be reduced to cheap table-top devices for use in science, homeland security, medicine and industry. Piot, who holds a joint appointment between NIU and Fermilab, is an expert in advanced techniques to produce,...
Lisa Freeman
Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can be nominated by any current or retired NIU faculty member from any department; ...
NIU President John G. Peters
NIU President John G. Peters invites the campus community to join him in congratulating this year’s honored professors. Peters will host a ceremony  Thursday, April 19, in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium to recognize the new Board of Trustees Professors, Presidential Teaching Professors, Presidential Research Professor, Presidential Engagement Professor and the recipients of the Excellence in...
Lisa Freeman
Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can be nominated, or may initiate their own candidacy, by forwarding letters of nomination...
Dhiman Chakraborty and Rich King
One is shedding light on the subatomic bits of matter that are the building blocks of nature, while the other is contributing to the understanding and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.   Despite such disparate fields of research, physicist Dhiman Chakraborty and biologist Richard King, the newly named 2011 Presidential Research Professors at Northern Illinois...
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