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Five CALS faculty members honored with Vilas awards

Five CALS faculty members are among the 42 members of the UW–Madison faculty honored during the past year with awards supported by the estate of professor, U.S. senator and UW Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908). Honorees were recognized during a Vilas awards celebration event on May 8.

Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Awards
These awards recognize research and teaching excellence. The award provides flexible research funding for one year.

Krishnapuram Karthikeyan, Biological Systems Engineering

K.G. Karthikeyan, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, with Chancellor Blank at the Vilas awards celebration event.

Dominic Parker, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dominic Parker (right), Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, with a research collaborator.

Douglas Soldat, Soil Science

Doug Soldat, Department of Soil Science, at the Wisconsin Turfgrass Field Day.

Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Awards

These awards recognize research and teaching excellence in faculty who are relatively early in their careers. The award provides flexible research funding for one year.

Richard Lankau, Plant Pathology

Richard Lankau, Department of Plant Pathology, with Chancellor Blank at the Vilas awards celebration event.

Xuehua Zhong, Genetics

Xuehua Zhong, Department of Genetics, with Dean VandenBosch at the Vilas awards celebration event.

 

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