Faculty Honors & Awards

Dianne Bystrom
2017 Women of Influence, Des Moines Business Record
Diane Bassham
Member, Faculty 1000
Gustavo Macintosh
Distinguished Iowa Scientist Award, Iowa Academy of Science
Javier Vela
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry’s (IUPAC) Young Observer, U.S. National Committee (USNC) of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry’s (IUPAC)
Hridesh Rajan and Stephen Vardeman
Kingland Professor of Data Analytics and Kingland Data Analytics Faculty Fellow, Kingland and its owners, David and Deb Kingland


Fengrui Hu, postdoctoral research associate in physics and astronomy; Zhe Fei, assistant professor of physics and astronomy; Yilong Luan, doctoral student in physics and astronomy
Imaging exciton-polariton transport in MoSe2 waveguides, Nature Photonics
Wenyu Huang
Sub-4nm PtZnIntermetallic Nanoparticles for Enhanced Mass and Specific Activities in Catalytics Electrooxidation Reaction; Silica-Encapsulated Pt-Sn Intermetallic Nanoparticles: A Robust Catalytic Platform for Parahydrogen-Induced Polarization of Gases and Liquids, Journal of the American Chemical Society; Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Evan C. Fricke, Haldre S. Rogers
Mutualistic strategies minimize coextinction in plant–disperser networks, Proceedings of the Royal Society B
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