Regents Professor David Tilman (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior; College of Biological Sciences) has received the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Ecology and Conservation Biology. This international award is given in recognition of his groundbreaking research, which shows the value of biodiversity to the health of the world’s ecosystems. Professor Tilman is the director of the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve (CCESR), an ecological research site. MSI has been working with the CCESR for several years to host an online database that houses the data generated and makes it available to other researchers and the public. Professor Tilman also won the Balzan Prize in 2014.
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