Faculty & Staff
Fueled by the Scholarship First Agenda, LSU's successes across Louisiana, both in athletics and academics, are shaping our state in remarkable ways. The accolades received in 2023 put Louisiana and its citizens on firmer footing for a brighter tomorrow.
LSU President William F. Tate IV and the Scholarship First tour bus started Day 4 with a visit with Shell in Convent. The day's events also included Drago's in New Orleans for lunch and a big announcement at the Port of New Orleans.
LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Shyam Menon was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Award for his work on understanding how solid particles in gas flows interact with material surfaces. A better understanding of this could impact safety and standards for components commonly used in aerospace and power generation.
On Friday, Sept. 8, the LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to designate Kenneth J. Schafer, Ball Family Distinguished Professor in Physics & Astronomy the rank of Boyd Professor--the highest and most prestigious academic rank at LSU.
LSU Professor John Maxwell Hamilton has been awarded the Donald L. Shaw Senior Scholar Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) History Division. This award honors a scholar who has a demonstrated record of excellence in media history that has spanned at least 15 years, including division membership.
Six LSU researchers have been awarded the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious grant for early-career faculty. Each was chosen because of their potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and ability to integrate their endeavors within the context of their organization’s mission.
LSU quantum physics faculty are among 13 research groups in the U.S. recently selected for funding by the U.S. Department of Energy. These LSU researchers are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research in nuclear science, fundamental and applied research and quantum information science and technology.
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year. In addition, the LSU Alumni Association and the LSU Pinkie Gordon Lane Graduate School sponsor the Distinguished Dissertation Awards presented to two doctoral students whose research and writing demonstrate superior scholarship.
Six LSU faculty members have been selected to receive Rainmaker awards this year by the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED. These faculty members show outstanding research, scholarship and creative activity for their respective ranks and disciplines.
Andrew J. Maas, associate vice president for research overseeing the LSU Office of Innovation & Ecosystem Development, has been named chair-elect of AUTM, a global nonprofit whose members support the commercialization of academic research.
LSU Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Shyam Menon was recently awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his work on understanding how solid particles in gas flows interact with material surfaces. A better understanding of this interaction could impact safety and standards for components commonly used in aerospace and power generation.
Seven members of the faculty of LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing were among those honored in 2022 by The Great 100 Nurses Foundation.
LSU Assistant Professor Asha Winfield Earns National Faculty Award, Outstanding Dissertation for Research on Lived Experiences of Black Americans
Critical and cultural media scholar Asha Winfield has been awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award and the National Communication Association's Outstanding Dissertation Award, among other honors this year, for her research on Black Health and Black representation in media.