Honors and Recognitions

Oregon State researchers earn international distinction

Jane Lubchenco

Jane Lubchenco

Distinguished University Professor, Adviser in Marine Studies, College of Science

Award: Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology & Conservation Biology

Organization: BBVA Foundation (Spain)

Her research established a scientific framework for defining the optimal locations, size and connectivity of marine reserve networks, effectively integrating her scientific expertise into science-based principles for public policy.

Kathryn Higley

Kathryn Higley

Professor, College of Engineering

Appointment: Vice Chair of Committee 5 (Protection of the Environment)

Organization: International Commission on Radiological Protection

Higley has studied radiation cleanup activities in the United States and Japan. Her research focuses on radiation dose assessment, neutron activation analysis and the transport of radionuclides in  the environment.


Aaron Wolf

Aaron Wolf

Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Award: Il Monito del Giardino (The Warning from the Garden) Award

Organization: Bardini and Peyron Monumental Parks Foundation (Italy)

Wolf has traveled worldwide as a scientist and a mediator of water conflicts. He directs OSU’s Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation.

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