Distinguished University Professor, Adviser in Marine Studies, College of Science
Award: Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology & Conservation Biology
Organization: BBVA Foundation (Spain)
Her research established a scientific framework for defining the optimal locations, size and connectivity of marine reserve networks, effectively integrating her scientific expertise into science-based principles for public policy.
Professor, College of Engineering
Appointment: Vice Chair of Committee 5 (Protection of the Environment)
Organization: International Commission on Radiological Protection
Higley has studied radiation cleanup activities in the United States and Japan. Her research focuses on radiation dose assessment, neutron activation analysis and the transport of radionuclides in the environment.
Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Award: Il Monito del Giardino (The Warning from the Garden) Award
Organization: Bardini and Peyron Monumental Parks Foundation (Italy)
Wolf has traveled worldwide as a scientist and a mediator of water conflicts. He directs OSU’s Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation.