BSI Faculty recognized as 2015 Top Scholars

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(Photo l to r): Drs. Kevin O’Shea, Joong-ho Moon, Jin He, Xiaosheng Li, Jeremy Pettit, Katie Hart, Jonathan Comer and Matthew Sutherland

The 2015 Top Scholars Awards Ceremony honoring FIU faculty took place April 27 at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House. Three BSI faculty members from Chemistry and Physics were recognized for their distinctive achievements by President Rosenberg.

The FIU Top Scholars Award celebrates faculty for outstanding success in their fields. Distinguished members of the academic community were honored for their dedication to excellence and for their accomplishments in research and scholarship. Honorees are nominated by their respective deans through the Office of the Provost.

Among the BSI scientists receiving the award, Dr. Kevin O’Shea, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Dr. Joong-ho Moon, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Dr. Jin He, Physics. Both Drs. Joong-ho Moon and Jin He received NSF Career and Early Career Awards for their work in Chemistry and Physics respectively.

Congratulations to all of this year’s SISH Top Scholars!

FIU’s School of Integrated Science and Humanity 2015 Top Scholars:

Kevin O’Shea, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Biomolecular Sciences Institute

Joong-ho Moon, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Biomolecular Sciences Institute

Jin He, Physics and Biomolecular Sciences Institute/

Xiaosheng Li, Mathematics & Statistics

Jeremy Pettit, Psychology and Center for Children and Families

Katie Hart, Psychology and Center for Children and Families

Jonathan Comer, Psychology and Center for Children and Families

Matthew Sutherland, Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience & Imaging Center