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2013-2014 Career Development Awards

2013-2014 Career Development Award WinnersCareer Development Awards are designed to help faculty increase their exposure to colleagues at other institutions who can be collaborators and role models while introducing outside scholars to faculty at Drexel. Social networks are increasingly important and funding agencies are increasingly interested in projects that demonstrate multi-investigator, interdisciplinary endeavors. Building such a team, and developing a history of working together, can be invaluable for junior faculty or mid-career faculty moving in a more collaborative direction or beginning a new research area. This program provides funding for Drexel faculty to develop networks, nationally or internationally, with colleagues whose work complements activities at Drexel. For more information please visit the Career Development Awards Overview page.

The awardees for Academic Year 2013-2014 are:

  • Tatyana Livshultz, Ph.D.
    Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science
    "Pollination Biology in South Africa"
  • Santiago Ontañón, Ph.D
    Department of Computer Science
    "Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Computer Gaming"
  • Aleksandra Sarcevic, Ph.D.
    College of Information Science & Technology
    "Interactive Cognitive Aids for Emergency Medical Teams"
  • Yared Shifferaw, Ph.D.
    Department of Civil, Architectural, & Environmental Engineering
    "Catalyzing Collaborative Research: Experimental and
    Computational Wind Modeling in Cold-formed Steel Structures"
  • Erica Wilkins, Ph.D., M.F.T.
    Department of Couple & Family Therapy
    "Mining the Intersection of Culture, Sex and HIV/AIDS: Exploring
    Inuences on African American Women's Sexual Health Decision-Making"