Awards and Honors

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has published a list of patents that have been awarded to University researchers during the past year.

Social Science

MSI PI Dante Cicchetti (professor, Institute of Child Development) will receive a 2019 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award fr


Two MSI PIs are among the university researchers who have been awarded collaborative research grants from the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics.

Four MSI PIs are among the University faculty who have named 2019-21 McKnight Land-Grant Professors. The purpose of this program is to advance the careers of outstanding assistant professors.

University leaders announced the Grand Challenges Research Interdisciplinary Team Awards for 2019 in December 2018. Six teams received awards, three of which are co-led by MSI PIs.

Two University of Minnesota faculty members, both MSI PIs, have been named 2018 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Several MSI PIs are on the Highly Cited Researchers list, which recognizes researchers around the world whose citation records place them in the top one percent of citation counts for their field o

Ecology and Environment

Several MSI PIs have been named as affiliates of the Institute on the Environment (IonE).