Research Leadership Award

Award Description

This award is given to a full-time University faculty member whose research excellence and leadership at UNT has made substantial contribution to their respective discipline and achieved national and/or international recognition.  The recipient receives a prize of $5,000, a plaque commemorating the achievement, and recognition at various university venues. 

Eligibility

  • At least five (5) years at UNT.  
  • Full‐time tenured/tenure‐track faculty member in good standing at the time of the nomination.  
  • Multiple scholarly products (articles, books, etc.) considered seminal works in the faculty member’s discipline.  
  • Recognition by the faculty member’s discipline and national/international achievements.  
  • Generation of mentees into the discipline.  
  • Has not won the UNT Research Leadership Award in the past three (3) years.  
  • Complete curriculum vitae.  
  • List of the highest affiliations/awards in the discipline and with her/his professional societies/organizations.  
  • List of doctoral dissertations directed (student name, dissertation title, and graduation date for each).  
  • Names of institutions of doctoral mentees who are now university faculty members, if any.  
  • Copies of up to five (5) publications considered seminal (include citation statistics for any of these that are journal articles).  
  • Up to 1000 words describing the role and impact of the nominee’s seminal work, in language understandable to persons outside the discipline. 

Nomination Procedures

Self‐nominations will not be considered.

Submission Process

Each nomination, including any supporting materials, should be received electronically by the Division of Research & Innovation via email to intramuralgrants@unt.edu. If you have books or supporting materials in addition to your electronic application packet please schedule an appointment to drop off materials in Hurley Admin 210 between 9AM -12PM Monday through Friday by emailing Katie.Herring@unt.edu.

Selection Process

Nominations are evaluated by a panel of UNT faculty and administrators who make recommendations to the Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Provost. 

Deadline

All completed nomination packets must be received by 5:00 PM, November 6, 2020. Visit the Office of Research and Innovation for further information.

Award Recipients

YEAR                FACULTY MEMBER DEPARTMENT

2019-2020

John Peters

English

2017-2018

Jincheng Du

Materials Science and Engineering

2016-2017

Marco Buongiorno Nardelli

Physics and Chemistry

2015-2016

Ram Dantu

Computer Science and Engineering

2014-2015

Armin Milker

Computer Science and Engineering

2013-2014

Jane B. Huffman

Teacher Education and Administration

2012-2013

Thomas Cundari

Chemistry<

2011-2012

Nandika D'Souza

Mechanical and Energy Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering

2010-2011

Angela Wilson

Chemistry

2009-2010

Wes Borden

Chemistry

2008-2009

Kent Chapman

Biological Sciences