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Researcher, Scholar and Inventor of the Year Awards

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Office of Technology Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 UIC Researcher and Scholar of the Year Awards, the 2019 Inventor of the Year and the 2019 Team Research Award. These awards recognize and celebrate the efforts and commitment of individuals who advance knowledge as well as inspire and promote continued excellence in research and scholarship at UIC.

The OVCR and the OTM would like to thank the campus community for the wealth of compelling nominations submitted for these awards. Our thanks also go to members of the Campus Research Board for their time spent reviewing the applications and convening to select the final awardees.

To honor these awardees, a ceremony and reception will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Michele M. Thompson Rooms of the UIC Student Center West at 828 South Wolcott Avenue.

For more information or to RSVP for the award ceremony, please go to

For questions about the ceremony, please contact Maryfrances Miley at

List of Recipients