2014 Researchers of the Year

Ana Bedran-Russo, Researcher of the Year, restorative dentistry

Ana Bedran-Russo, associate professor of restorative dentistry, is developing a material similar to natural teeth. Photo: UIC Photo Services

 

The Researcher of the Year Award recognizes 10 UIC scientists who are advancing knowledge in their fields. The Distinguished Researcher Award honors five researchers with a record of outstanding achievement. The Rising Star Award honors early-career researchers who show promise as future leaders. 

 

ART, ARCHITECTURE & THE HUMANITIES 

Deborah Stratman, art and art history, Distinguished Researcher

Roger Reeves, English, Rising Star

 

BASIC LIFE SCIENCES 

Wonhwa Cho, chemistry, Distinguished Researcher

Michael Federle, medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy, Rising Star

 

CLINICAL SCIENCES 

Clive Pai, physical therapy, Distinguished Researcher 

Ana Bedran-Russo, restorative dentistry, Rising Star 

 

NATURAL SCIENCES & ENGINEERING 

Krishna Reddy, civil and materials engineering, Distinguished Researcher

Robert Klie, physics, Rising Star

 

SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Nik Theodore, urban planning, Distinguished Researcher

Stewart Shankman, psychology, Rising Star