Faculty and Staff

Eight Ohio State faculty members have been selected as recipients of prestigious Fulbright fellowships for 2013-14. The Fulbright Scholar Program offers U.S. faculty, administrators, and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research, or participate in seminars abroad. 

Ohio State ranks second in the country in the number of faculty elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science—18 in 2012. The university has ranked first or second each year for more than a decade for the number of scholars chosen for this award.

In 2012, R. Keith Slotkin, assistant professor, molecular genetics, received the National Science Foundation’s highest award for the country’s most promising young scientists, the NSF CAREER Award. These grants are given to researchers who early in their careers have clearly demonstrated their potential for making significant discoveries in their fields.

Ohio State and the UK's Royal Shakespeare Company have announced a new, major expansion of their initial three-year collaboration, supporting Ohio State's aspiration to be a destination for the innovative teaching, research, and performance of Shakespeare. 

Five Ohio State faculty have been named in the Princeton Review's 2012 edition of The Best 300 Professors.

Eight Ohio State faculty have been elected members of the prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National Academies in 2012, one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine.

2012 marked the fifth consecutive year that a math department junior faculty member won an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, one of the highest honors awarded to early-career scientists and scholars. The 2012 recipient was Matthew Kahle.

Scott Gaudi, astronomy, and Christopher Hirata, astronomy and physics, are two of 96 researchers President Obama named in July 2012 as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers—the highest honor given by the U.S. Government to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers. 

Four scientists from Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are part of a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reduce foodborne illnesses caused by viruses—the largest grant the agency has ever awarded.