Dean’s Awards for external funding presented

research awards 2014Faculty and staff involved in research and grants ranging from additive manufacturing to educational programs for prisoners were honored at the School of Graduate Studies and Research’s annual recognition luncheon. Scott Martin, interim associate dean for Research, said the university secured about $7.2 million in external grants in fiscal year 2014, up from $3.5 million the previous fiscal year. Pictured are the recipients of Dean’s Awards for superior success in obtaining external funding, from the left; Allen Hunter, professor, and Matt Zeller, research staff scientist, both of Chemistry; Brett Conner, professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Tim Maher, assistant coordinator, YSU Metro Credit Educational Outreach; and Jane Wetzel, associate professor, Physical Therapy.