Annual Research Awards

The annual Research Awards Program honors those who contribute significantly to the mission of Research and allows colleges and centers to recognize and reward students, faculty and support staff for their accomplishments, research and creative endeavors. The Research Award program is intended to increase awareness of MSU research programs and capabilities.

Nominations for annual awards are sought in the spring of each year.

2019 Research Award Winners     2020 Research Award Winners

2021 Research Award Winners

Bagley College of Engineering

Faculty: Farshid Vahedifard
Graduate Student: Dylan Ray Boyd
Undergraduate Student: Erin Parker

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and MAFES

Faculty: Sam Chang
Research Support: Beverly Catchot
Graduate: Charles Hunt Walne

College of Architecture, Art and Design

Faculty: Joe Morzuch
Undergraduate Student: McKenzie Johnson

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty: Lamiaa El Fassi
Research Support: Ashley Miller
Graduate Student: Chanaka Navarathna
Undergraduate Student: Nathan Frey

College of Business

Faculty: Nathan Berglund
Graduate Student: Haoyang Xiong
Undergraduate: Dawn Jackson

College of Education

Faculty: Kenneth V. Anthony
Research Support: Veronica Murray
Graduate Student: Sachini Kodithuwakku Arachchige
Undergraduate Student: Stephen Ramsey

College of Forest Resources and Forest and Wildlife Research Center

Faculty: Dana Morin
Research Support: Mack Fondren
Graduate Student: Gabrielly dos Santos Bobadihla

College of Veterinary Medicine

Faculty: Todd Pharr
Research Support: Michael “Mike” Dewberry
Graduate Student: Isaac Jumper
Undergraduate Student: Claire E. Cross and Anne-Marie Ross

Meridian Campus

Faculty: Ksenia Zhbanova

MSU Libraries

Faculty: Joy DuBose

Office of Research and Economic Development

Research Support: Gretchen Crawford
Graduate Student: Caroline Edmonson

University Centers and Institutes

Faculty: Just Cebrian
Research Support: Gray Turnage
Graduate Student: Wondimagegn “Wondim” Beshah
Undergraduate Student: Anna Sibley