STEAM Faculty Member Successes

STEAM Factory members are recognized nationally and internationally for their accomplishments in their fields. Some examples of STEAM member successes from 2013 to 2018 include the following awards: 

Wei Xu, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Engineering - NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award, 2018

Wei Xu, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Engineering -  Named one of CrowdFlower's $1 million "AI For Everyone" winners, 2018

Elizabeth Kirby, Assistant Professor, Psychology - NARSAD Young Investigator Award, January 2018

John Beacom, Professor, Physics, Astronomy, CCAPP - Fermilab Distinguished Scholar, 2017-2018

Chris Orban, Assistant Professor, Physics - AIP Meggers Project Award for his STEMcoding project

Sathya Gopalakrishnan, Associate Professor, Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology - part of a multi-university research team that was awarded a $1.5MM National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study Climate Change Adaptation in a Coupled Geomorphic-Economic Coastal System

John Beacom, Professor, Physics and Astronomy - Distinguished Professor by the College of Arts and Sciences 2017

David Sivakoff, Assistant Professor, Statistics and Matthew Kahle, Associate Professor, Mathematics  - TRIPODS grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), 2017

Anne Co, Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry - College of Engineering’s Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award, 2017

Lisa Hall, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering  - Lumley Research Award in the Ohio State College of Engineering, 2017

Eric Katz, Assistant Professor, Mathematics - NSF CAREER Award

Jonathan Song, Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering - $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) alongside fellow faculty members Shaurya Prakash and Carlos Castro

Sandra Enimil, Program Director, University Libraries, Copyright Resources Center - OSU Diversity and Inclusion Award

Giorgio Rizzoni, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Science Engineering - 2017 Clara M. and Peter L. Scott Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University

Harmony Bench, Assistant Professor, Dance - Virginia Hull Research Award, April 2017

Jason Coronel, Assistant Professor, Communication - Top Paper Award at the Biology and Communication Science Division at the International Communication Association, May 2017

Jennifer Schlueter, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre - Ronald and Deborah Ratner Distinguished Teaching Award, 2017

Paul Sutter, Cosmological Research and Community Outreach Coordinator, CCAPP and Chief Scientist at COSI - Best Director - Song of the Stars, Escape Velocity Film Festival, September 2017

Zoë Plakias, Assistant Professor, Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics - Richardson Applebaum Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation from the Food Distribution Research Society, October, 2017

Jesse Fox, Associate Professor, Communication - NSF AISL, September 2017

Asimina Kiourti, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering - NSF award on wireless brain implants, August 2017

Ryan Harne, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - ASME and ASA Best Paper Awards, 2017,

Jennifer Schlueter, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre - Ronald and Deborah Ratner Distinguished Teaching Award, 2017

Jeff Agnoli, Assistant Professor, Office of Research - Distinguished Staff Award, April, 2017

Marcello Canova, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Associate Director for Graduate and Continuing Education, Center for Automotive Research - Michael J. Moran Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University, May 2017

John Beacom, Professor, Physics, Astronomy, CCAPP – NSF New Frontiers in Nuclear Astrophysics, July 2017

Jeff Bielicki, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Geodetic Engineering - College of Engineering Lumley Research Award, 2017

Wei Xu, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering - Young Researcher of the 2017 Heidelberg Laureate Forum

David Penneys, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics - NSF CAREER award, September 2017

Chris Orban, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics  - Battelle Engineering, Technology, and Human Affairs, 2016

Chuan Xue, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics - NSF CAREER, 2016

Robert Pyatt, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology - Friend of Education, Hilliard Education Association, 2016

Maurice Stevens, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Studies - Ronald and Deborah Ratner Distinguished Teaching Award, 2016

Robert Pyatt, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology - O-H-I-Omics Genetic Counseling Teaching Award, 2016

Jonathan Song, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Pelotonia Idea Grant, 2016

National Science Foundation Award LogoKareem Usher, Assistant Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning – OSU Discovery Theme InFACT SEED Grant, 2016

Kathy Malone, Assistant Professor, Department of Science Education and Zakee Sabree, Assistant Professor, Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology – Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant, 2015

Theodore Chao, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics Education - OSU EHE SEED Grant, 2016


Harvey Miller, Professor, Geographic Information Science - University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Research Award, 2015

Arnab Nandi, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science Engineering  - NSF Early CAREER, 2015

Lisa Hall, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering - NSF Early CAREER, 2015

Tasos Sidiropoulos, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Engineering & Mathematics - NSF Early CAREER, 2015

Arnulfo Perez, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Chris Stewart, and Kathy Malone, Assistant Professor, Department of Science Education - NSF  2015

Anne Co, Assistant Professor, Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry - NSF CAREER, 2015

Luis Rademacher, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Engineering - NSF Early CAREER, 2014

Matt Kahle, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics - NSF Early CAREER, 2014

Cheng Zhang, Assistant Professor, AACAD - Science Visualization Fellowship with NASA, 2014

Manoj Srinivasan, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Aerospace Engineering - NSF Early CAREER, 2013

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