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Academic and Professional Honors

National Academy of Inventors

Elected for having demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society

 

 

National Academy of Inventors

Election by The NAI Fellows Selection Committee

 

 

 

2015

Distinguished University Professor

 The permanent, honorific title of Distinguished University Professor on a competitive basis to full professors who have truly exceptional records in teaching, in research, scholarly or creative work, and in service 

 

 

The Ohio State University

Election by The Office of Academic Affairs

 

 

2014

National Academy of Sciences

Elected for distinguished scientific and engineering research dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the public good

 

 

National Academy of Sciences

Election by Current Members

 

 

2012

Innovator of Year 2011

Recognize an Ohio State researcher who is working actively to promote commercialization of university intellectual property, through invention disclosures filed, patents applied for and/or received, technologies licensed, or spinoff companies formed

The Ohio State University

Election by The Office of Research

2011

Japan Society of  Promotion of Science

Award for Lectures

Lectures at University of Tokyo, National Institutes of Infectious Diseases, University of Osaka, University of Hokkaido, Japan

2010

(October 8-30)

Fellow American Academy of  Microbiology

Elected for pioneering studies entail the molecular and cellular mechanisms of invasion and survival of intracellular bacteria, concentrating mainly upon Ehrlichia, Anaplasma and Neorickettsia.

American Society for Microbiology (AAM)

Election by AAM Council after nomination

by three AAM Fellows

2009

Fellow of AAAS (Biological Sciences)

Elected for distinguished contributions to the field of rickettsiology,

particularly for fundamental studies of the cellular and molecular biology of

Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Neorickettsia species

American Association for the

Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Election by AAAS Council after nomination

by three AAAS Fellows

2005

David White Research Award

OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

 (provides faculty awardee with support for a postdoctoral fellow for 3 years, $210,000)

College of Veterinary Medicine

The Ohio State University

2004-07

Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Education

College of Veterinary Medicine

The Ohio State University

2001

Human Science Foundation, Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases Award for Lectures

Lectures at University of Nagoya, University of Kagoshima, Conference on Tick-borne Diseases, and  Meeting of Veterinary Microbiology, Japan

2000

(June 28-July 11)

Distinguished Scholar Award

The Ohio State University

1999

Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence

The Ohio State University

College of  Veterinary Medicine

1997

Japan Society of  Promotion of Science

Award for Lectures

Lectures at University of Azabu, National Institutes of Infectious Diseases, University of Kanazawa, University of Niigata, Japan

1997

(July 1- August 28)

Smith Kline-Beecham Award

for Research Excellence

The Ohio State University

College of  Veterinary Medicine

1992

Asian American Honoree

The Ohio State University

1992

World Bank Higher Education XVII, Award

Sponsored by Midwestern Universities Consortium for International Activities, Inc. (MUCIA) for consultation and lectures at Inter-University Center in Biotechnology, Indonesia

1989

(Nov.1-30)

Teaching Excellence Award

College of Veterinary Medicine,

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

1984

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