Recipients of 2014-15 Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards Announced

October 28, 2014

On October 27, 2014, the Irvine Division of the Academic Senate of the University of California announced the winners of its 2014-2015 Distinguished Faculty Awards.  Two Biological Sciences School Faculty were named as recipients:

TennerDaniel G. Aldrich, Jr. Distinguished University Service Award: 

Andrea J. Tenner, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior



UC Irvine scientist Ali Mortazaviphoto: Steve Zylius/UC Irvine communicationsDistinguished Assistant Professor Award for Research: 

Seyed Ali Mortazavi, Assistant Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology



 Additional winners from around campus are as follows:

  •      Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research: Professor Chuansheng Chen
  •      Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching: Associate Professor Matthew Beckmann
  •      Distinguished Assistant Professor Award for Teaching: Lecturer Teresa A. Dalton
  •      Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Service: Professor Jonathan Alexander

These awards will be presented on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at the Newkirk Alumni Center. H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award for Research, will present a lecture titled: