USD President’s Research Awards Go To Sun, Huber And Forster

Posted on: October 5, 2016   |   Categories: Announcements, News & Updates
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University of South Dakota awards Hongli Sun, Ph.D. with Research Excellence

 Published by: Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan

VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota has awarded grants for outstanding research to three biomedical faculty members who were chosen by external reviewers for their research accomplishments, publications and grant success.

The 2016 award recipients, who receive a $3,000 grant and a plaque:

President’s Award for Research Excellence, New-Mid Career Faculty: Hongli Sun, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of biomedical engineering. Sun’s research is focused on developing novel nano-biomaterials-based strategies for bone repair. As a junior faculty, Sun has authored several articles in the leading journals of the field, and his work has been highly appreciated by his peers. He also actively serves as a manuscript and grant reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals, conferences and founding agencies. His research is currently funded by South Dakota Board of Regents, S.T. Li Foundation and NSF EPSCoR (BioSNTR).

Candidates were reviewed based on past and current research accomplishments, including criteria such as publications, presentations, successful grantsmanship, peer reviewer experience, maintenance of an active graduate or undergraduate program and being conferred other competitive research awards.

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