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Congratulations to RCI affiliate Richard Lutz, who was presented the NOGI Award by the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences. Click here to read more about Lutz’s achievements and contributions to ocean sciences.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate Paul Falkowski who received an award totaling in $1.6 million for his project titled, The Design and Construction of Life’s Transistors. This work is being supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate, Mark Robson who has been designated as Distinguished Service Professor for his decades of faculty and leadership service both at Rutgers University and abroad. Read more about Professor Robson's distinguished career here.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate, Lisa Auermuller on receiving New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management’s 2015 Floodplain Management Leadership Award.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate Annmarie Carlton on her grant of $51,980 from the National Science Foundation for her research on Atmospheric Mixed Phase Chemistry for Improved Climate Predictions: Field Measurements and Modeling of the Southern Oxidant and Aerosol Study.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate Oscar Schofield who received an award totaling in $929,919 from the National Science Foundation for his project titled Polar Interdisciplinary Coordinated Education.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate Enrique Curchitser, for receiving an award totaling $489,735 for his project, titled Development of a Very High-Resolution Regional Circulation Model of the Beaufort Sea near Nearshore Areas. This project is supported by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement.

Congratulations to RCI Affiliate Ken Miller, who been named  co-chair of the, International Ocean Discovery Program Science Evaluation Panel, for a 3-year term beginning October 1, 2015. A Rutgers University Distinguished Professor, Dr. Miller is a stratigrapher and paleoceanographer specializing in global sea level change.   Read more here.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate Bingru Huang, who won the Tengtou Agricultural Science Award given by the American Society of Agronomy.

Congratulations to RCI Affiliates Howard Kipen, Qingyu Meng, and Charles Weschler for receiving of an award  from the EPA totaling $999,975 over three years for the project, Climate Change, Indoor Ozone, and Vascular Function.

Congratulations to RCI Co-director, Robin Leichenko and RCI Affiliates Patricia Findley and Benjamin Justice who have been selected as fellows of the Inaugural Class of the Rutgers Leadership Academy.

Congratulations to RCI affiliate, Malin Pinsky, who received $180,745 from the Pew Charitable Trusts for the project Climate Impact Projections for U.S. Fisheries.

Congratulations to RCI Affiliate, David Bushek for receiving an award of over $100,000 from NOAA on a project titled, “Minimizing Risks of Vibrio Bacteria in Farm-Raised Oysters Grown in Mid-Atlantic Intertidal Environments.”

Congratulations to RCI Affiliates Shantenu Jha, Josh Kohut, Robert Kopp, and Pam McElwee for their designation as Chancellor’s Scholars for Rutgers University – New Brunswick. The Chancellor's Scholar initiative was created through the New Brunswick Strategic Plan to recognize truly outstanding and highly promising faculty members at the associate professor level. These individuals are nominated by their deans, and will carry the designation of “Chancellor Scholar” for up to five years and will also receive an addition to their research account.

Congratulations to RCI Afiiliate Tom Rudel for receiving the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research award. This award honors faculty members who made distinguished research contributions to their discipline or society.

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