UC Davis Faculty Honors

  • jodi_nunnari_feodor_lynen_medal

    Jodi Nunnari, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • zhaojun_bai_SIAM_fellow

    Zhaojun Bai, professor of computer science and mathematics, has been named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

  • sean_collins_kimmel_scholar_award

    Sean Collins, assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, has received a Sidney Kimmel Foundation Scholar Award for immune cell cancer research.

  • luca_comai_ASPB_innovation_prize_for_agricultural_technology

    Luca Comai, professor of plant biology (center), has been awarded the American Society of Plant Biologists Innovation Prize for Agricultural Technology.

  • dan_kliebenstein_ASPB_fellow

    Professor of Plant Genomics Dan Kliebenstein has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists.

  • j.clark_lagarias_ASPB_fellow

    Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry J. Clark Lagarias has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists.

  • liza_grandia_mellon_fellowship

    Cultural anthropologist and associate professor of Native American history Liza Grandia has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship.

  • bruce_gates_NACS_michael_boudart_award

    Bruce C. Gates, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received the North American Catalysis Society's 2017 Michel Boudart Award for Advances in Catalysis.

  • UC_Davis_CWUR_agriculture_and_policy

    UC Davis was recently ranked first in the world in Agricultural Economics and Policy, and amongst the top 10 in 17 other disciplines, by the Center for World University Rankings.

  • andres_resendez_bancroft_prize

    Andrés Reséndez, professor of history, has received the esteemed Bancroft Prize of the Columbia University Libraries, for his book "The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America" (2016, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

  • fereydoun_hormozdiari_afred_p_sloan_research_fellow

    Fereydoun Hormozdiari of the MIND Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and the UC Davis Genome Center, was named a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.

  • joe_ditomaso_WSSA_outstanding_research_award

    Joe DiTomaso, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Plant Sciences, received the Weed Science Society of America's Outstanding Research Award.

  • georgia_drakakaki_greek_diaspora_fellowship

    Georgia Drakakaki, an associate professor in Plant Sciences, has received a Greek Diaspora Fellowship for study and teaching in Greece.

  • ross_boulanger_NAE

    Ross Boulanger (left), Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Center for Geotechnical Modeling, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

  • debbie_niemeier_NAE

    Debbie Niemeier, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Education and founding Director of the UC Davis Sustainable Design Academy, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

  • gail_goodman_UO_honorary_doctorate_APA_senior_career_award

    Gail Goodman, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Oslo and a Senior Career Award from the American Psychological Association.

  • hans_georg_muller_noether_award

    Distinguished Professor of Statistics Hans-Georg Müller recently received the Gottfried E. Noether Senior Scholar Award of the American Statistical Association.

The University of California, Davis is proud to count amongst its faculty recipients of a broad spectrum of top awards for exceptional scholarship and community engagement, teaching, mentoring, and service to the professions. Click here to see the honorees. For more distinctions by discipline and related stories, please visit the colleges and schools listed to the right.

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